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Myth: Debit Is Always Better Than Credit

Credit can come in handy on some big purchases. Rather than using your debit card, it may make better sense to pay with your credit card, then settle the amount immediately.

This is because credit cards often offer more protection for larger items, such as extra insurance against damage or theft, or reward points.

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