Get a New Credit Card ...

earn reward points while you shop

You may be buying some expensive items
as you get yourself ready for school —

  • tuition,
  • books,
  • computers,
  • software — other

    use a credit card that
    pays you back


The ease of credit cards can run up debts. You must treat your credit cards like money and budget their use. You might consider prepaid cards to manage your expenses.

Selecting Your Card


  1. If you can budget and control your spending, use a reward credit card to build award points:

    download our article on maximizing
    credit card use for reward gain

  2. if you are unable to control spending because of the ease of credit cards, consider using pre-paid cards to manage spending:

    view our information on how pre-paid credit cards
    can control spending

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