Cracking The Credit Card Code

This infographic shows you what those 16 digits credit card numbers really mean? Contrary to what you may think, they aren’t random. Those 16 digits are there for a reason and, knowing a few simple rules, you could actually learn a lot about a credit card just from its number.


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How Do Credit Card Companies Make Money?

If you have a good credit score, part of that means you’re always paying your credit card bills on time. For people that do pay their bills on time, it can be difficult to imagine how credit card companies ever make money and how much money they could possibly be making. Here’s a look at how credit works and how these companies make their dough.