In general, using as little of your credit card limits as possible is better for your score. So logic would suggest that paying off your credit cards early so that a zero balance is reported to the credit bureaus would produce the highest scores, right?
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Lots of people have more time than money nowadays. If you’re one — maybe you’re taking a staycation or you freed up commuting hours by working from home — optimize that extra time by making smart financial moves that won’t cost a dime.
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Thanks to quick online applications and, in some cases, instant approval, credit cards make it as easy to build your credit history as it is to make purchases. But they can also make it easy to fall into debt if you struggle to pay on time or tend to spend more than you have.