Why you need to protect your credit cards from your kids

Why you need to protect your credit cards from your kids

We worry about protecting our credit card information from data breaches and scammers, but a new survey shows we need to also protect our cards from our own children.

More than half of American parents say they have let their children use their credit cards and nearly half of them regret it, according to a study by CompareCards.

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Even more troubling? Nearly a third of parents said their children have used their credit cards without permission.

News Center 7 consumer reporter Rachel Murray will find out the biggest risks and what parents need to do now to protect their credit cards from their own kids today on WHIO-TV at 5 p.m.