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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 10:25 AM

6 greatest things ever done with credit cards - Slide Show - MarketWatch

Life Saving -- Priceless:

"“We applied pressure with credit cards and Blockbuster cards until the paramedics came to take over,” one of the soldiers, Lee Wingrove, told the BBC. Field dressings for such a wound include aluminum foil, duct tape and cellophane and Vaseline gauze, but some first-aid treatments recommend a credit or I.D. card. to seal the wound, so the dressing is not drawn into the body by the patient’s breathing." 

51hh51hh1,476 posts since
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1. Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 8:01 AM
Rhett, some people would add #11:  scraping ice off a windshield, but the example you cited of using it as a field dressing is priceless. 
pearlbrownpearlbrown1,469 posts since
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2. Monday, December 23, 2013 - 8:54 PM
Getting out of a debt can be a long slog. It demands willpower and making sacrifices. It’s usually not very fun. So to make it easier, it’s a good idea to give yourself a little treat along the way to reward yourself for sticking to the path. Although patience and perseverance can be their own rewards, it doesn’t hurt to reward yourself as you meet your short term goals. However, Bank of America recently released a brand new card that rewards people for reducing debt. The BankAmericard Better Balance Rewards card incentivizes cardholders for paying their regular bills promptly and for throwing in a little more over their minimum charge.
PercySanderPercySander1 posts since
Dec 23, 2013
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