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Tips for Choosing Your Second Credit Card


Aug. 28, 2014 The Simple Dollar

You’ve had your first credit card for a while now and you’ve been using it responsibly. You’re thinking it’s time to add a second one. This might be a good idea, but whether you should – and which one you should choose – depends on many factors.

Taking out a second credit card can help you build up your credit rating, as well as give you access to other benefits, such as a higher spending limit or rewards. But before you make the leap into multiple card ownership, examine your reasons for wanting a second card. Then, do your research in order to choose an option that best fits your lifestyle. This guide can help you learn what to look for in a second card, explore your options and ultimately make a wise choice.

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