This past weekend, I received two emails about my credit score and a credit card limit. When I read the emails, I felt a sense of pride that I was finally on the right path to accomplishing my financial goals.…
I graduated from the University of Texas in May. During those four years, I can’t tell you how many times I saw students on their way to class being bribed to sign up for a credit card in exchange for a slice of pizza or an oversized T-shirt. To me, it seemed moronic to become financially obligated in such a serious way just for some free greasy food or cheapo merchandise, but it appears that many students have fallen for these tricks.