Wall Street Journal: Credit Card Hidden Costs

Beware credit card hidden costs! Free is good…free travel, hotel, cash, and gift cards thanks to credit-card companies and a little nifty footwork.

Christopher Parr says the “nuisance factor” can represent significant credit card hidden costs. Too many people underestimate it, he says.

Christopher Parr contributed to this Wall Street Journal article by personal finance writer Brett Arends explaining some useful tips for maximizing credit card offers and some traps to avoid credit card hidden costs.  Parr’s unofficial title is “Money for Nothing”!