How Safe Are Mobile Payment Options?

Paying with your phone offers convenience and protection.

woman paying using her cell phone at register

Lance Elko, a freelance writer based in Greensboro, North Carolina, is the former editor of US Airways Magazine and USAA Magazine.

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