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Your Mastercard's magnetic strip will soon be eliminated

While newly issued cards are still required to have stripes, they'll be optional in about three years.

INDIANAPOLIS — Here's Allison Gormly's "What's the Deal" consumer headlines.

Credit card chips replacing strips

A major credit card is losing its stripes.

Mastercard will be getting rid of magnetic strips on its credit and debit cards over the next decade.

While newly issued cards are still required to have stripes, they'll be optional in about three years.

Chips are more secure because they create a unique transaction code which is verified by the bank.

T-Mobile reports data breach

A major wireless carrier is reporting a big data breach that compromised personal information.

T-Mobile is investigating a highly-sophisticated cyberattack.

Some current, former and prospective customers had their full names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and drivers license information accessed.

T-Mobile is recommending customers with contracts change their PINs, even though they don't think they were accessed.

The compromised PINs for prepaid customers have already been reset.

Size inclusivity at Old Navy

The Old Navy shopping experience is about to change.

They're done separating plus-size women's clothing from other sizes. Starting Friday in 1,200 stores and online, all women's apparel will be together, sizes zero to 30.

The store's mannequins will also highlight the change, showing off clothing sizes from four to 18.

New car prices continue to spike

New car prices are at a record high.

The average price in July was nearly $43,000, according to Kelley Blue Book. That's up eight percent from last July.

A limited supply of new cars and a trend toward higher-end SUVs and pickups are among the reasons for the jump.

New non-stop to Key West from IND

Getting to the Florida Keys is about to get a whole lot easier.

Indianapolis International Airport announced its first nonstop flight from Indianapolis to Key West on Allegiant.

To celebrate, Allegiant is offering one-way fares to Key West for as low as $59.

Tickets must be purchased by Thursday for the promotional price.

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