They're not supposed to have a minimum-purchase requirement, but you can see why they'd want to.
A backup can be a lifesaver in an emergency.
New study details card companies' increasingly punitive terms.
Your scores will likely take a small hit.
There's plenty of blame to go around, but don't point fingers at the penny-pinchers.
Attempt to protect yourself could backfire.
Citi to cardholders: Your new interest rate is 29.99%.
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