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The credit card is a prominent fixture in American life. "Plastic" usually enjoys a glamorous portrayal in TV, movies and advertising. In real life, however, we know many people perpetually struggling with credit card debt.

How well do we really understand this financial instrument?

Get past the hype and make credit cards work for you, not against you. Explore the many facets of credit cards in this topic. Your relationship with credit cards is sure to improve!

Are you applying for your first card? Are you up to your ears in credit card debt? Are you wondering about balance transfers, cash advances, or payment protection?

Knowzy covers credit cards in-depth, independently and with your best interests in mind.


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Let Knowzy help you find the cash back reward card that pays the most based on your spending habits. Be aware of a serious security issue with HSBC debit cards. Your credit card company has, no doubt, tried to push a payment protection plan on you- are they worth your money? Ask a question or share your stories about credit cards on our Feedback page.

Find all of this and more in Knowzy's "Credit Card" topic.

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Originally Published:  Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 5:00 PM PT

Last Updated:  Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 9:28 PM PT

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