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Money Matters
5:00 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Sooner or later, your credit card number will be stolen

The only way to be completely safe is to cancel all your cards and shred them. But who wants to do that?
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Have you ever received a letter from your bank stating "we have learned that some information from your credit card account may have been compromised at an undisclosed third-party location"?

Financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU's Dave Meyer had their cards canceled and replaced by the same bank in recent weeks. They gripe about it on this week's Money Matters, and offer tips on how to minimize the damage.

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