2010 Credit Card Guide
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Why do you apply for a credit card?

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Survey results
  • 0 cards: 5%
  • 1 card: 23%
  • 2 cards: 37%
  • 3 cards: 19%
  • 4 cards: 9%
  • 5 cards: 8%

With rumors that credit card issuers may begin to charge an annual fee for cards that are "dormant" or infrequently used, it may be important to rotate several cards on a monthly basis in order to avoid fees.


 

 

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