Making the most of your rewards7 of 8To 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. Related Articles:Credit card rewards survey3 tips for rewards cardsWhat's the best reward card?Organize credit card debtRelated Links:Minimum payment calculatorChoosing a rewards cardCard rewards disappointCredit card debt calculator advertisement
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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