Remember your first credit card? What a thrill that little piece of plastic gave you! It represented freedom, adulthood, acceptance, power. A rite of passage, like your first date or getting your driver license.
A credit card is a powerful tool. But unlike a laser-guided miter saw or a pneumatic framing nail gun, credit cards don't come with instructions. And they can come back to bite you if you use them improperly. What are some common mistakes so-called "millennials," make with credit cards, and how can these be avoided?