7 times you shouldn't use your credit card

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    By Jason Steele/Credit.com

    There are many great reasons that you might choose to use your credit card rather than other forms of payment. Credit cards can offer valuable rewards in the form of points, miles and cash back, and allow you to finance purchases over time. In addition, credit cards come with robust legal protections against fraudulent charges that can even cover you when you don't receive what you pay for.

    On the other hand, there are still some times when you should re-consider using your credit card.

    Here are seven of them.