Beware: That new store card could torpedo your credit score
Dec 17, 2017 7:22 AM - Getting a deal during the holidays is a great American tradition. So when a sales clerk cheerfully asks, "Would you like to save 20 percent on your purchases today by opening a card with us?" it fits right in. But the reality sounds a lot less cheery: "Would you be interested in a low-limit card that could damage your credit standing?"