There is a plastic ceiling -- credit cards that will be denied to you no matter how high your credit scores are.
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You have to show you've been responsible with the borrowing power you already have before credit card companies will increase your limit.
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Shrewd credit card customers are using the U.S. Mint's coin-buying program to rack up loads of frequent-flier miles.
The remarkable monthly increase seems to reverse a 3-year trend, as card companies loosen standards and troll for new customers.
The Treasury may be printing fewer dollars, but a leading personal-finance columnist is going cash-only.
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