6 Signs You May Need a New Credit Card

Reasons You Need Another Credit CardThe decision to sign up for a credit card is a lot like purchasing a new car: If you do the right amount of research, shop around and pick the product that best fits your needs (instead of the card that will look the flashiest when you whip it out to pay for dinner), you stand a good chance of enjoying the benefits for years to come.

In the past, we’ve highlighted the six red flag signs that you don't need a new credit card, but this time around, we’re looking at those shiny pieces of plastic in a new light.

The fact is that a new credit card—when used correctly—can be a fantastic addition to your financial tool belt. So read on for the six signs that it may be time to consider slipping a new card into your wallet.

LearnVest Planning Services is a registered investment adviser and subsidiary of LearnVest, Inc. that provides financial plans for its clients. Information shown is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Please consult a financial adviser for advice specific to your financial situation. The people quoted in this piece are not clients of LearnVest Planning Services.

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