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5 Top Credit Card Tips for College Graduates

By cardratings.com, CardRatings contributor
Updated, May 25, 2011
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The college grad's guide to credit cards

Best credit cards for a new college gradEvery year around this time, thousands of college graduates receive their diplomas, maybe a slice of graduation cake, and an abundance of advice about making it in the real world. Credit cards are a powerful financial tool that can open doors when used wisely. If you're considering applying for your first credit card, these five tips can help you separate fact from myth and get the most out of your new credit card without getting into a financial tangle.

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