No more signatures for Mastercard

Well the digital age has changed a lot of things over the years and the newest change comes from Mastercard who have announced that after April 18th, 2018, you will no longer need to leave your signature when you use your Mastercard. Obviously with pin numbers and chip technology transactions are secure and found that in the end that using your signature actually slows things down (and no one has checked that signatures match between the card the slip since the late 90's). 

Mastercard's official announcement can be found here.

Did you know that more than 80 percent of Mastercard in store transactions in North America today do not require a cardholder signature at checkout? That number could now reach 100 percent after April 2018, when we will no longer require signatures at checkout for any credit or debit purchases in Canada and the U.S.