martes, 15 de febrero de 2011

Cracking the credit card code

Almost 80% of consumers in 2008 used a credit card on a daily basis. There are consumers who know their credit card numbers by heart (makes online shopping and booking travel so much easier). But how many of you know what those numbers really mean? Contrary to what you may think, they aren’t random. Those 16 digits are there for a reason and, knowing a few simple rules, you could actually learn a lot about a credit card just from its number.

Find out the secret code of credit cards with this Mint infographic.

H/T to Tech the Plunge.