My credit card has an expiration date, what for?
Answered on Friday, April 8th, 2011 by
James Williams

Credit cards do have an expiration date and that`s because of magnetic stripes. Magnetic stripes can`t work forever, they just wear out. And what is more, that1s a good reason for a credit card company to stay in touch with you as a credit cardholder.

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