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Credit cards are practical and in many cases a necessity (especially when booking online). While building a credit history is a good thing, careless spending and irresponsible use can quickly land you deep in debt. The key is to get in the habit of using your credit card wisely and paying it off regularly to avoid throwing money down the drain.
To stay on top of the game, here are some field rules to follow when choosing a card:
Avoid the pitfalls once you have your credit card:
Remember, a credit card is not free money. It does have to be paid off and getting in the habit of doing so regularly will help you stay on target with your spending, and out of the penalty box.