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5 ways to get more from your credit cards

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Get more from your credit cards
Get more from your credit cards

With credit cards, you pay to play. There are rewards, promotions and other perks for the taking, but you have to use them to reap any benefits. Minimizing fees and finance charges are just part of the game.

So how can you get the most from your cards while avoiding all the pitfalls?

The good news is there's plenty you can do to make your credit cards work for you. By utilizing little-known perks, taking advantage of lower interest rates and using other strategies, you can get control of your plastic and actually profit from it.

Here are five tips for getting the most bang for your hard-earned bucks.

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