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QueenMother
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2014 7:16:52 AM

Yes, it comes in handy when you're short on cash.
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granitestater
Champion Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 12:51:50 AM

Yes, I like to keep my gas purchases separate from other purchases because of the problem of gas pump skimmer scams. If something other than a gas purchase shows up on my gas card. I know it's a fraud. And it's easy to prove.
StraKat
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 11:42:59 PM

Only if you pay it in full.
HAMMER90210
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 11:29:30 PM

No
Tony4150
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 6:47:10 PM

Not unless you can manage yourself
OceanArcher
Champion Author Mississippi

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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 8:32:55 AM

Nope - just another thread for the government to track you with ...
ScottAdams5
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 5:40:23 AM

No.
wamster
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 4:40:58 AM

It depends on the rewards offered, the amount of fuel puchased in a month, and interest rates. I have an Exxon/Mobil card which saves me 6 cents a gallon if you purchase at least 45 gallons in a billing cycle. I pay it off every month.

So many regular credit cards offer up to 3% back on fuel purchases.
goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 2:47:25 AM

only if it has big cash rebate
dfp609
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2014 5:36:04 AM

No.
goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2014 3:13:15 AM

no
mohrorless
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 6:28:53 AM

Not unless it has REAL good benefits
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 12:05:13 AM

Yup
santa_banta
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 10:31:54 AM

yes
pt88
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 10:01:09 AM

no
DAWGnh
Champion Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 9:32:01 AM

no
lwood655
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 9:00:22 AM

no
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 12:02:08 AM

yup
bobjd445
Sophomore Author Fort Wayne

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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 9:00:05 AM

No. Unless you payoff the balance in full each month. 20-30% interest sucks
cujo1977
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:28:46 AM

N
goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:16:33 AM

no
mawtaow
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:18:01 AM

no
estroh
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 12:12:28 AM

Yup
04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 12:38:13 AM

No
RF4CPhantom
Champion Author Oklahoma City

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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 11:33:55 AM

I would say this would depend on the person and their Finances.
PatAZ
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 11:26:11 AM

No reason not to if you keep it paid off.
Nomofriggincube
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 11:14:29 AM

some now give money back.
kdanish
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:40:05 AM

No
tkawashima
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:20:23 AM

no
bhWY
Champion Author Wyoming

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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:06:38 AM

yes, it makes life a lot easier
MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:04:43 AM

I don't recommend in applying for a credit card of any kind.
mawtaow
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 5:53:45 AM

no
gus8441
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 10:26:36 PM

no
OceanArcher
Champion Author Mississippi

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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 9:04:00 PM

Pay cash - no extra charges incurred
redfish67
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 10:15:20 AM

no
bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 9:57:43 AM

No.
lwood655
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 10:39:36 PM

no
dfp609
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 5:36:57 AM

Only if the rewards that you can get are better than those that you receive from you current credit card(s).
estroh
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 1:12:13 AM

Yup
DAWGnh
Champion Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 1:06:44 AM

no
mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 12:41:29 AM

Nope. I get more cash back for fuel purchases from other credit cards
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 12:19:55 AM

Yup
Kyun7
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 7:18:12 PM

Yes
TayHanStick
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 3:14:32 PM

no
CommanderTech
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 3:10:46 PM

If you like the benefits
gus8441
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 2:28:35 PM

no
nraacct
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 2:27:11 PM

A debit card works just as well as a credit card.
ScottAdams5
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 2:04:19 PM

No.
TomB2
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 1:11:27 PM

Possibly if there is either a discount or rebate involved. Otherwise, I have no need for one.
hjl17
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 6:34:25 AM

No
BobFang
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 6:34:04 AM

Why would I do that? My regular credit card works fine and I get rewards points too.
dfp609
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 6:19:42 AM

No. Any VISA or MasterCard should work, and they can be used to purchase goods and services just about anywhere (not just at gas service stations).
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