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Keep it secret!
Never give your credit card number to someone who calls you.

Keep the carbons.
Keep the carbons from every credit card transaction and destroy them yourself.

Pay attention to blank lines.
Always draw a line(s) through any blank spaces above the total before signing a credit receipt.

Questionable charge?
Contact your credit card company immediately regarding any questionable charge on your bill.

Know your rights!
If you charge a mail order to your card and don't get the merchandise, notify your credit card company at the same time you contact the mail order company. Tell the card company that you're disputing the charge. You have the right to get fraudulent and disputed charges off you credit card, but you only have 60 days after it appears on your bill to do it. So, don't wait on the company to respond, it could take longer than those 60 days.