Are You Making These Foolish Mistakes With Credit Cards?

These cardholder blunders are no laughing matter at April Fool's time or any time of year.

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Credit cards are wondrous things, offering financial flexibility, sweet perks and tantalizing rewards -- but you've got to know how to use them properly.

If you're not taking full advantage of the cards in your wallet, or are allowing credit card debt and fees to become expensive problems, then look in a mirror on April 1 to see a real April Fool. And a May fool, June fool, July fool -- you get the idea.

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