The 4 best and worst things about credit cards

By Erica SandbergCreditCards.com

Dear Opening Credits,I'm a business major at Cal State-San Marcos. I have a question for you about credit cards. Describe the most beneficial and detrimental aspects of credit cards for consumers? Can you provide specific examples, too? -- Zoe

Dear Zoe,Why do I get the feeling I'm helping you write a term paper? Just in case, I've given your question enough lag time so that you must have completed it and have your grade by this point.

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So here is my credit card best and worst list. To demonstrate, I'll use the example of you purchasing a new flat-screen TV for your dorm room.

The best aspects of credit cards

The worst aspects of credit cards

There are plenty more positive and negative aspects of credit cards, but these are the four best and worst. Now what did your professor say? 

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