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Cash back rewards. Low introductory interest rates. “Priceless” experiences.

From envelopes that come to your house in the mail to the TV commercials that seem to play during every show, credit card companies aren’t shy about touting the benefits of their cards.


But while they can be powerful financial tools, financial experts also warn that credit cards can quickly and easily become a slippery slope to debt.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.