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Most people think of credit cards as an extra source of income they can use when they don’t have cash in the bank, but in reality, credit cards can be used to make money. If you use a credit card properly and pay your total balance each month, you can earn extra cash back or travel rewards to use when you’re short on cash or want a free vacation.
Here are some expenses that it is smart to use your credit card on to rack up those bonus points:
If you aren’t great with money and don’t know if you can hold on to the cash until the end of the month, go online and pay your bill whenever you make a purchase. You can never be penalized for paying too often.
Here are a few credit cards that we recommend: