If you’re wondering how to make your credit cards work for you, it’s not through airline miles and bonus programs, but through a series of little-known facts about the world of credit cards that affect your credit score and your ability to get out of debt.
If you’ve ever wondered how often is too often to check your credit score, or whether to close an old account you aren’t using, you can find the answers below as well as an explanation for why you might want to think twice before cutting up that credit card.
Credit isn’t about paying things off as quickly as possible, it’s about showing that you can be trusted with other people’s money over time – but there are a few loopholes along the way that can help you out!
This is a story about how I didn’t know I had a credit card for 4 years. Yes, you read that right, and no, I’m not kidding.
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