3 Major Credit Cards Won’t Force You To Sign For Purchases Anymore

There’s still one lone holdout.

By Pacey on December 12, 2017
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Three major credit card companies say they’re doing away with making you sign purchase receipts.

Mastercard, Discover and American Express say in April 2018 they’ll drop the signature requirement. With the rise of online shopping and the incorporation of the EMV chips in credit cards now, signatures have become less necessary as a safety measure.

At this point Visa is the last major credit card company holding out, according to Business Insider.

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