Credit Cards can make you Poor

Warnings When Using Credit Cards
Here are some important tips you should consider:

  • Use credit cards only for essential purchases.
  • Keep unused cards in a safe place.
  • Carry your credit card separate from your wallet or purse.
  • Reduce the number of cards you carry and use just one or two, so that all your cards cannot be stolen at once.
  • Return all unwanted credit cards and cut them up into pieces.
  • Never lend your cards to anyone.
  • Destroy any card and paper receipts from your credit card purchases.
  • Always keep hold of your cards when handing them over for a purchase.
  • Report anything untoward that happens when you use your card.
  • Don't sign any blank charge vouchers for your credit cards (for example when hiring a car).
  • Never give your card numbers out over the telephone.
  • If you use your credit card, write the amount of the purchase on your chequebook as well, so it is recorded.
  • Sign your card as soon as you receive it.
  • When you use your card at an ATM, enter your pin number in such a way that no one else can see it or memorise it.
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