Use the credit card to purchase things you are PREPARED to purchase with cash. That is, if you plan to purchase something AND you have the cash to purchase ...
Author: John Gerger
This book, written for and to the author's children, contains the information that he wanted to pass on to them before they started living their lives on their own. He realized that there was plenty he failed to teach them while he was away from home on business. This book is his attempt to put the information that he thought they would need into a form that they could read now and reference again later. It contains information about the things that they would face for the first time, such as planning and budgeting, bank accounts and writing checks, building and maintaining a good credit report, apartments and leases, and the responsibilities and costs involved in owning an automobile. It contains information that he hoped would help his children minimize the mistakes that they were sure to make. After he wrote it, he realized that ANYONE who was about to start living life on their own could benefit from this information. This book contains information about the most important things YOU'LL need to know before you start living life on your own.