Have you ever received a credit card application in the mail? Maybe you have opened up a letter that has said that you are eligible for a $2000 line of credit on a new MasterCard. At first, you may think that this is some type of a scam, but then you notice that the represented company that is offering this promotion is a legitimate company. You start to reason with yourself that yes, you do need a new credit card. You rationalize that you have a visa card but that you do not have a MasterCard. So you decide to take a chance and take up on the offer. You fill out the application and email the letter back to the company. Within a very short period of time you have now received a brand new MasterCard credit card.
Having a credit card is a wonderful thing. There are so many benefits to using one. For example, you do not need to concern yourself with the burden of carrying a lot of cash. This eliminates a great deal of worry. Everywhere that you go a credit card is accepted as cash. They are perfect whenever you find yourself in a situation that you may require a few extra dollars that you do not have at that particular moment.
Not only that, but many of the companies that offer credit cards also offer promotional benefits when you use your credit card. For example, some credit card companies offer air mile promotions. This allows you to fly anywhere in the world with your accumulated air mile points. You obtain these Air mile points by using your credit card when purchasing just about anything. These points add up fast as you buy your groceries or your gas for the family car.
So you can see that there are many reasons why this type of direct marketing credit cards is advantageous for the homeowner. You will see these direct marketing credit cards in your daily mail. Also, many times they have a promotion offering you a no interest charge for the first six months of use. This sometimes can mean that if you transfer any balance from your existing credit card to your newly acquired credit card, that you will not have to pay any interest charges on an outstanding balance for six months.
So by transferring any outstanding balances to your new credit card you can see how you can save yourself a lot of money. As we all know credit card rates can be very high. Therefore, you want to make sure that you always pay off your monthly balance.
We always are complaining about how much junk mail we receive. Many of the pieces of junk mail that we do receive are truly worthless. However, receiving marketing credit cards can be a benefit to you and your family if used wisely. The next time you receive a letter with the credit card invitation. Even if you have an existing credit card. Remember that it never hurts to have more than one credit card in times of emergency.
So you can see that there are many reasons why this type of direct marketing using credit cards is advantageous for the homeowner. You will see these direct marketing credit cards in your daily mail. Also, many times they have a promotion offering you a no interest charge for the first six months of use. This sometimes can mean that if you transfer any balance from your existing credit card to your newly acquired credit card, which you will not have to pay any interest charges on an outstanding balance for six months.
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