Why you need to protect your credit cards from your kids

Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

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.

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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. 

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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.