A new credit card technology is coming to the U.S. Credit cards will be updated to EMV chip-enabled cards to reduce credit fraud. EMV strands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa. The great news is that these cards will have new capabilities and stronger security. Special readers will be needed to use the chips, however, you will still be able to use the old magnetic strip readers. The bad news, starting October 1, 2015, merchants who accept the credit cards could be liable for fraudulent charges. Learn how to protect yourself through VISA and Mastercard, for more information click here.