Consumer Education

Get the most from your card

Manage your spending wisely and get the most from your card by understanding your card and how it works.

Understanding Payments

Get a quick overview on what credit is, the difference between a credit and debit card, and how to establish and maintain good credit.

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Choosing a Card

Learn the factors you should review when considering a card, including annual fees and worldwide acceptance.

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Using Your Card

Learn more about MasterCard's worldwide acceptance, how to know if MasterCard is accepted at an establishment, how to shop safely with your MasterCard card and what to do if you have a merchant related problem.

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Fraud Protection

Learn about the various forms of fraud and how to protect yourself from them.

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Terms you should be familiar with.

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