Credit Card Basics
A credit card lets you borrow money from a bank to make purchases. You have 25-30 days to pay the money back. If you need longer, you’ll be charged interest — a percentage of the money you owe — on top of what you borrowed. Some credit cards also provide valuable rewards and perks when used responsibly.
Get started with credit cards
4 credit card mistakes you might not know you’re making
Some credit card mistakes are well-known and easily avoided — like missing a payment and incurring a late fee — yet many people still get tripped up. Other mistakes aren't as obvious. Sara Rathner talks about common missteps that may cause trouble.
Credit card FAQs
Credit card basic guides
Getting started with credit cards
What should you pay for with a credit card?
Keeping your credit card secure
Using a digital wallet
Beyond the basics – more about credit cards and how they work