Credit cards are plagued with a negative reputation. The media frequently discusses the harmful aspects of using them. Traditionally that is carrying balances, missing payments and increasing interest rates. However, there are plenty of positive reasons to use credit cards.
I was just about to check-out during a recent visit to Amazon.com – when an ad popped up. It said that if I opened up an Amazon credit card, I could get $40 credit added to the card. This meant