9 Things You Should Always Buy With Your Credit Card

The Perks of Plastic

Generally speaking, it’s never a good idea to charge something that you’re unable to pay off in full since you’ll have to pay interest on the purchases. But there are some items that are definitely worth charging when you intend to make them without having to utilize the line of credit. In addition to straight rewards, “there are some nice perks associated with using a credit card,” says Curtis Arnold, founder of CardRatings.com. “But all these perks never get utilized because people don’t know about them.” To help you maximize these perks and protections, MainStreet breaks down the scenarios when putting your purchase on plastic can prove worthwhile. Photo Credit: Getty Images