Americans revolve nearly $900 billion in debt, mostly credit cards. Virtually everyone can learn to use credit cards better.Tips & tricks for mastering your cardsTake charge of your cardsKick the debt habit4 types of credit cardsThe card best for your ageTake action6 steps to credit card serenity5 balance transfer trip-upsImprove credit scoresSmart ways to use creditSpotlightRobert Manning: Our love affair with plasticSusan Keating: Get help with debt earlyDiana DeGarmo's ID theft issuePoll: Americans' credit card habitsNational results: America's credit card habitsMoney MakeoverThe problem: Drowning in balancesThe plan: Debt-free in 18 monthsTools & resourcesTools and resourcesView all Financial Literacy topics. advertisementRelated Links:Does card inactivity hurt credit score?How a corporate card can hurt your scoreCredit scores live chat: June 2011Related Articles:5 ways to pump up savingsCredit card ratesCredit risk basics
Americans revolve nearly $900 billion in debt, mostly credit cards. Virtually everyone can learn to use credit cards better.
View all Financial Literacy topics.
Bankrate wants to hear from you and encourages thoughtful and constructive comments. We ask that you stay focused on the story topic, respect other people's opinions, and avoid profanity, offensive statements, illegal contents and advertisement posts. Comments are not reviewed before they are posted. Bankrate reserves the right (but is not obligated) to edit or delete your comments. Please avoid posting private or confidential information, and also keep in mind that anything you post may be disclosed, published, transmitted or reused. We do not permit the inclusion of hyperlinks in comments and may remove any comment that includes a hyperlink.
Get advice for managing credit cards, building your credit history and improving your credit score. Delivered weekly.
Discover is eliminating some travel, baggage and insurance perks in August.
... Read more