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Subject: Re: Saving vs. Paying credit card debt Date: 6/10/1997 2:33 AM
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Excellent point! Credit card users should definitely take advantage of any perks offered by card issuers. Remember, they are still making money from the fee a merchant pays everytime a transaction occurs.
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All kinds of perks out there with the right card... recently I rented a car, only to realize (too late) that if I had used a different card, the insurance would have been covered at no extra charge. Next time I'll remember. It would have saved me a good 20% over what I ended up paying.

Sometimes, obviously, it is more convenient to use a credit card -- that's why they exist. And for certain expenses (like renting a car) you pretty much have to have one. The point is, pay your balance down to zero every month.

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