Credit card usage is amazingly prevalent in western society. The amount of transactions and debt held pursuant to those transactions is staggering and only seems to be growing. These posts have to do with either my credit card use, credit card bonus rewards or other’s credit card use and bonuses.
When I started my personal finance blog in 2008 I had over $16,000 worth of credit card debt. It took about a year or so but I paid that all off, and The Wife and I were one of those people with literally zero credit card debt that carried over month to month. This lasted a few years until this past January when we bought our new home and subsequently "had" to get new carpeting, furniture and a TV. Fine, none of those things listed were necessities, but they certainly felt damn important to get...especially my TV. While The Wife and [...]