While credit cards are essential for long-term financial health, there are several mistakes you have to avoid in order to reap the benefits. As an informed consumer, you can avoid the traps creditors lay out for you, and improve your credit through careful use of your card.
Take a look at our infographic below to learn the basics, including how to avoid high-interest cards, and the different kinds of payment mistakes creditors encourage you to make. We also take a look at the breakdown of a minimum payment, a crucial mistake many of us have made.
For more information, and to learn how you can get off your bad-credit kick and step onto the road toward a financially secure future, browse our blog here.