Paying online with a debit or credit card is one of the easiest ways to make a payment online and even in stores. These days no one wants to be carrying cash around because it exposes you to thieves and also a big burden to carry lots of burdens everywhere you go. There are two cards here which we will discuss and differentiate in this article, we have global payments and technology companies that take care of these services such as Visa and MasterCard.
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Difference between Debit and Credit card
Most of the time, we mix up these two sorts of payment cards. Because they have many similarities, I shall discuss their key differences in depth. Credit cards are payment cards that you use to make purchases, but the money you use is borrowed and must be repaid when the time limit ends. Debit cards, on the other hand, are directly linked to your bank account, so each payment you make is deducted or invoiced directly from your bank account. To summarize, both cards are used to make payments.
How to make an online payment with your debit card
Now, I’m sure you already know how to pay with your debit card in stores, but we’re here to teach you how to pay online with your debit card, so follow the steps below.
Step-by-Step on how to make an online payment with a Debit or Credit Card
- Look at the above image, the 16-digit numbers are the card number which you would see in the payment form.
- Below it, we have the expiring date of the card which is the month and the year, fill it too in the form in the required space it is requested for.
- Turn to the backside of the card you will see a 3-digit number, that’s what we call the CVV(Card Verification Value), fill in the required space.
Please be cautious with how you handle your credit or debit cards because there are many scammers out there, and don’t give anyone you don’t trust free access to your card.
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