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01/28/2013

Credit card surcharges and spending habits

The next time you swipe your credit card, you might be saving money if you choose debit over credit. That's because of new fees stores in most states can now charge customers. Because of a settlement, merchants can now pass on fees that credit issuers make them pay. That means the customer could be charged 1.5 to 3 percent more on a purchase if he or she choose to charge it. So we want to know, will this change your spending habits? Will you carry around more cash if using the plastic will cost you more? Send us your thoughts, and you could see your response on Eyewitness News First at Four.

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