Credit cards are valuable tools, but they're also misunderstood. Here's advice from someone who eats, sleeps, and breathes credit cards.
If you don't trust yourself enough to pay the bill off in full each month, don't start.
Midwesterners in general can be proud of their credit scores. But in the South, not so much.
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Thinking about switching to credit cards to avoid new bank fees on debit cards? Be careful. You could damage your credit score.
One can help you rebuild a damaged credit score. The other generally can't.
It's really difficult to earn the worst possible FICO score, requiring a perfect storm of bad luck and bad decisions.
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