The 10 Credit Card Commandments

Behold Thy Credit Card Commandments

A credit card can be a wallet’s worst enemy or a bank account’s best friend, depending on how it is used. But there are definite incentives for cardholders to always be on their best behavior. “You can improve your credit score and that can help you save significantly on other financing,” says Adrian Nazari, CEO of Credit Sesame, a credit education site. You can also earn rewards that can be put towards future purchases. Of course, consumers will need to abide by a few simple rules. MainStreet outlines the ten steps that will ensure you don’t take you credit cards in vain. Photo Credit: Getty Images