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Every time you make a purchase on a credit card or debit card, a record of that transaction is logged into a database of information collected by your credit card issuer.
In exchange for the convenience of using plastic, you also give up something some people hold dear -- privacy.
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Editor's note: See updated version of this article: What you buy, where you shop can affect your credit Think of it as an electronic bug in your wallet.
Experts say cardholders concerned about keeping purchasing habits private or avoiding credit score dings should consider using cash or gift, stored value or prepaid debit cards.
Shopping at large supermarkets or wholesale clubs -- which offer a variety of product lines -- may also keep some purchases private.
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Your credit card issuer may be taking note -- and making decisions about your creditworthiness based on your purchasing behavior.
Renting a car without a credit card used to be nearly impossible.
But now – as long as you have a debit card (and good credit) – renting a car is almost as easy as 1-2-3.
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