Debt can have an impact on your career. Depending on the job you want, and the situation you’re in, debt can be a real hindrance.
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Kids need to learn about how to manage their money, and teens need to learn how to properly use plastic.
Every time I shop at a certain store, I’m asked, upon checkout, if I’d like to apply for the store’s credit card and “save 20% off today’s purchase.” Each time, my answer is no.
It’s exciting to pay off debt. As you pay off credit cards, you enjoy that feeling of becoming financially free. But before you get so excited that you cancel your credit card, you need to take a step back.
We’re so used to hearing about how we need to get rid of credit card debt, and how credit cards are evil, that we often forget that they can be great financial tools.
It seems like every personal finance blog has at least one “best credit cards” post. And some have several. But one size doesn’t fit all. The real question is what credit card is best for different types of spenders?