5 credit card "hacks" that can save you money

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    By JasonSteele/Credit.com

    Hacking has never been in the news more than it has recently as businesses, governments and militaries have all been the subject of high profile illegal exploits of their computer systems.

    At the same time, any credit card user can perform other types of "hacks" on their credit cards that are all perfectly legal, but may not always be in line with the spirit of its cardholder agreement.

    Here are five credit card "hacks" that can maximize rewards and save you money.