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Subject: Re: How many is too many? Date: 9/18/1998 3:26 PM
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We have three major credit cards:

Discover for the cash back.
A Visa (just got a cash back one. That'll be nice)
An Amex so my husband can charge things I won't know about and forget to pay the bill right away.

Fee free except the amex. (I'm trying to get him to convert to the new amex cash back charge card. We'll see.)

I also have the occassional store charge (Sears, Bradlees, Disney) that I get for the opening perks and then cancel. Since some of these are still on our credit report I will probably stop doing this.

-Megan

PS - as an aside on credit reports, the debt report on our mortgage included a car loan (we've never had one) and outstanding balances on a Sears card (we've never carried a balance on any card). Luckily, whoever bills these were is paying them on time. But they weren't on our credit reports from the reporting agencies, so where did they come from?

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