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Thursday, October 19, 2006

Credit Card tips during shopping

Keep these tips in mind when shopping with credit cards.

  • Shop around for the plan that best fits needs.
  • Understand a plan's terms before accepting the card.
  • Hold on to receipts to reconcile charges when bill arrives.
  • Protect cards and account numbers to prevent unauthorized use.
  • Draw a line through blank spaces on charge slips so the amount can't be changed.
  • Keep a record of account numbers in a safe place separate from cards
  • Carry only the cards that will be used.