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Making the most of your rewards
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Making the most of your rewards

To maximize your rewards, zero in on cards that reward you generously for everyday activities like shopping or banking. And read the offer's fine print, says Paterson.

Some reward programs are capped or have expiration dates. And credit card companies sometimes will change their rewards and their values without notice.




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