Using The Bank's Money With Credit Cards

by Fruzsina Csery - Date: 2006-11-29 - Word Count: 484 Share This!

Cardholders can take advantage of money received from the bank to pay the balance on their credit card. The key steps are to first figure out a way to get money from the bank, then use the money for the credit card.

What better way to manage and improve your credit than by using someone else's money to do it. Other People's Money (OPM) is a tactic used by some of the richest people in the world to maintain their wealth. Finding ways to use the bank's money with your credit cards can help improve your credit and increase your purchasing power beyond that which you could do on your own.

The underlying way you can use bank's money with your credit card is by finding ways to get free money from the bank. Using this money you can pay your credit card balance, invest it, or use it to make purchases for which you would have used your own money.

Interest is the easiest way to obtain money from the bank. When you place money into an interest-bearing account, you receive interest payments on a periodic basis.

One of the easiest ways to use the bank's money with credit cards is by obtaining a secured credit card. Find a bank that places the security in a high interest-bearing account. Shop around among the secured credit card issuers to find the one that offers the highest rate with the lowest amount of fees.

The best way to take advantage of the interest you receive is to pay the fees associated with your secured credit card. That way you are essentially receiving the credit card for free. If you are not able to use the interest to pay the secured credit card fees, the next best option is to add it to your security deposit to increase your credit limit.

Another way to use the bank's money with credit cards is by obtaining a credit card that offers cash incentives and rewards for using the card. When you receive your cash reward, you can then choose how you want to use the reward. You can use it to pay your credit card balance or for another purpose.

You can improve your credit score and history by using the bank's money. To do this, you must first obtain a personal loan from the bank. Place the loan in an interest bearing account and use the principal of the loan to repay it. Repaying the loan on time will improve your credit history making it easier to obtain a credit card. Meanwhile, you are receiving interest payments on the loan that you can use to pay the balance of any credit cards that you have outstanding.

Using the bank's money with your credit card is an innovative way to take advantage of any money you can receive from the bank. Think beyond the traditional ways of using the bank's money to reap the maximum benefits.

Related Tags: money, finance, credit, bank, cards, boa, america

Fruzsina Csery is a freelance copy writer. She occasionally writes for Bank of America Credit Cards

Your Article Search Directory : Find in Articles

© The article above is copyrighted by it's author. You're allowed to distribute this work according to the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs license.

Recent articles in this category:

Most viewed articles in this category: