Some tips to help you avoid credit card scams this holiday season:
A) Keep track of all of your credit cards and receipts
B) Make sure your gift card has a value
C) Double check e-mails and advertisements online
Also, be aware of bogus charitable pleas, they are common. A con artist will jump at their first opportunity to take advantage of your generous spirit.
"A lot of places do things like Toys for Tots, Toys for Teams around the holidays. Really your best friend when choosing to make a donation towards any sort of charity is to do a little bit of research as far as what that company does with your money," says Best Buy Sales Supervisor, Alexander Blair.