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Getting a credit card in college is very achievable if you take some steps ahead of time.

3 things that helped me qualify for a Capital One card with a $20,000 credit limit my first year of college

You don't need to wait until age 18 to develop good financial habits and pave the way to your first credit card approval with a generous credit limit.
The Business Platinum Card gets you access to Amex Centurion Lounges, like this one at the Phoenix airport.

Even if you don’t run a company, a business credit card can help you separate out finances and rake in extra points

Business credit cards offer tools to keep your company organized, and earn you bonus rewards in spending categories like shipping and advertising.

Anyone who buys things online is missing out on travel rewards by ignoring free shopping portals from brands like Chase, Amex, and Southwest Airlines

In addition to earning points or miles by using a credit card to buy things online, you can earn extra rewards by going through a shopping portal.

I have 14 credit cards and pay more than $2,600 in annual fees. Here’s how I’m deciding which cards to keep

When I realized I was paying more than $2,600 in credit card annual fees, I decided to cut back. Here's how I decided which cards are worth keeping.

Amazon Prime Day is July 15. Make the most of the deals by using one of these 4 rewards credit cards

Amazon Prime Day is a great opportunity to score a deal. Use one of these credit cards that earn rewards or cash back to maximize your purchases.

Amazon Prime Day is less than a week away — 6 credit cards can get you the best price starting now

Prime Day is July 15 and 16, but you don't have to wait for a deal. Credit cards with purchase protection entitle you to a refund if a price drops.

An emergency flight to the hospital could set you back $40,000 — unless you have one of 2 credit cards with medical evacuation coverage

The median cost for a medical helicopter evacuation is nearly $40,000, and it's usually not covered. Luckily, two credit cards can help.

4 credit cards that insure your cell phone to pay for repairs or replacement

These four credit card companies offer you complimentary cell phone insurance for repairs and theft, plus perks for paying your bill with their card.
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I use 25 credit cards to travel more than 6 months a year. Here’s the best advice I can give you to build credit in your 20s.

I got my first credit card when I was 18, because I knew building a credit history was important. This was before I'd even heard of points and miles.

I have 15 credit cards, and I combine sign-up bonuses with everyday spending to get the most travel rewards from each one

It didn't take long for me to learn that working on free flights and hotels is much easier if you leverage the bonus plus rewards from daily spending.