With the coming of chip cards, the anatomy of a credit card has become even more crowded. Do you know what all the parts are and what they do?
The long string of numbers, the magnetic stripe, the signature strip, the bank logo — each plays a role in making credit transactions work.
Get to know the anatomy of your credit card: Click the circles in the image below to reveal what the standard parts of a card contain. Flip the card over using the arrow.
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