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5 things never to put on a credit card

  • 5 things never to put on a credit card


    College tuition

    College debt

    Many adults can trace their debts back to their college years when they didn't fully appreciate how difficult it would be to pay off credit card charges, especially after interest starts to compound. And in many cases, college graduates aren't able to land a job as soon as they hoped, or they have insufficient income to start paying off their debt.

    Rather than using a credit card, higher education can be funded through low-interest student loans, scholarships, grants, and part-time jobs. And if these sources are inadequate, students can consider a less expensive school or delay enrollment until they have more savings.