By Mr Bankruptcy
22nd March 2023
Credit cards can be a debt burden for many people but, when used wisely, they can be a useful borrowing resource without your debt growing out of control.
These top tips will help you to use your credit card well while keeping control of the money you spend on them.
Steps for managing your credit card usage
The challenge with credit cards is that it can be very easy to incur additional charges on top of what you’ve already spent. Avoiding these costs is important for managing your credit card well so that you never have to pay back more than you borrowed. Here’s how to avoid unnecessary costs:
Apart from managing the way you pay your credit card, you also need to ensure that you keep your PIN secure, you check your bills regularly and you only use your card online, on secure websites, to avoid your card being cloned or used for fraud.
What if your credit card debt becomes unmanageable?
If you card debts are worrying you, it’s important not to ignore them, but also not to panic.
It can be tempting to look for other credit options to pay your credit card, and balance transfer to another card with 0% interest may be an option, but getting into more debt to pay off older debts can see your problems quickly spiral.
Get in touch with your credit card provider as soon as you realise your debt is becoming unmanageable. They will be able to explain all the options available to get you back in control, reduce your debt and help you to get back on track with using your credit card wisely.
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