6 Common Credit Card Mistakes

When I was in college, there was no shortage of credit card representatives on campus, encouraging students to open a line of credit to build or improve on their credit scores. To entice us even further, every company offered a “free gift” when we signed up (and what college kid doesn’t love free things?). It seemed like a good enough idea at the time, so I opened my first account with little knowledge of how credit cards worked. This was mistake #1, and it led to plenty more until I realized how I should be using it, and how to manage my debt.

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