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In 2006, I switched to a Travelocity American Express that doubles the reward, giving the equivalent of 2% back on most purchases, and 10% back on travel.
The only hitch is that the rebate can only be applied to travel purchases booked through Travelocity (air, hotel, car rental).
This affects your credit utilization rate, which is a factor in calculating your credit score.
If you have a strong credit history and/or a large amount of credit available to you, closing a single credit card might not impact your credit score at all.
Before applying for or canceling a credit card, learn how having one can impact your credit report and credit score.
Closing a credit card account reduces the total amount of credit you have available to you.
Creditors are willing to do this for several reasons – one of them being that it maximizes the likelihood of collecting from a debtor.
If you’re afraid you’ll be unable to risk the temptation of the credit card, it may be advisable to close it.
Large portions of debt and late or missed payments are negative marks on your credit history and can harm your chances of earning future credit.
You’ll not only have more options and solutions available to you, it will ease your stress and you may even sleep better (we find this is true with more than 60% of the people that we help).
A debt consolidation loan is when someone borrows money and then uses that money to pay off other debts.Our goal is to provide you with expert advice about your debts so that you can resolve your situation successfully.