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What is this Card considered – a Debit Card or a Credit Card?

It’s a debit card because the money for purchases you make is deducted from your MONEY right away. With a credit card, you borrow money to make purchases and pay the amount plus interest at a later time. However, when you’re asked “Credit or Debit?” in the checkout line, you can do either. The merchant is simply asking you if you wish to sign (Credit) or enter a PIN (Debit) to authorize the transaction.

Banking, Credit Card, Auto Finance, and Home Loan products and services are offered by the Capital One family of companies, including Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. and Capital One, N.A. NMLS ID 453156, Members FDIC.

All entities are separate but affiliated legal entities of Capital One Financial Corporation, each is responsible for its own products and services.

Securities are offered by Capital One Investing, LLC, a registered broker-dealer and Member FINRAOpens a new window/SIPC Opens a new window . Advisory services are provided by Capital One Advisors, LLC, an SEC registered investment advisor. Insurance products are offered through Capital One Agency LLC. All are subsidiaries of Capital One Financial Corporation.

Securities and services are: Not FDIC insured • Not bank guaranteed • May lose value • Not a deposit • Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency

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