Shopping around for a credit card can save you money on interest and fees. It will also land you a card that matches your everyday and long-term needs.
“A customer’s financial lifestyle — how they use credit cards — should determine what card they choose,” says Ben Woolsey, senior writer for creditcards.com, a free online credit card search and comparison service. “A lot of them have bells and whistles, but those perks don’t work for everyone.”
Before you sign on the dotted line, here are some things you should know.
Read more about shopping for the right credit card on the Your Money Page in Sunday’s Business Section.
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