Revealing too much personal information on online social networks can make you vulnerable to cybercrime, including credit card fraud.
You might be able to add your child as a secondary card holder on your credit card account. But whether that's a good idea depends on a variety of factors.
Applying for too much credit could signal you're in financial distress.
5 steps to managing credit cards when your spouse has a poor credit score
Read credit card terms carefully and understand the credit card rates when selecting a new credit card.
Monitor your credit card accounts and credit reports to spot any suspicious activity.
If a credit counselor is the right choice for you, be sure they have your best interest at heart.
Strategies for making the most of your credit cards while on vacation
Many homeowners are likely to be uninsured or under-insured as they face clearing up after Hurricane Sandy. If you're one of them, be sure to use your credit cards smartly. Otherwise, you could find your finances storm-damaged for years to come.