Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Many an Irish-American child has caught a glimpse of a rainbow, hopped on a bicycle and tried to get-rich-quick by finding a pot of gold at the end. Alas, my adventures in gold chasing ended after a few miles of intense cycling when I realized my goal would forever remain elusive. Unbeknown to me, though, another fictional pot of gold existed under the guise of credit limits.
While it’s far easier to convince a bank to offer you a credit card than to come across a leprechaun’s fortune, the money is just as fictional.
The rest can be read over on DailyFinance.
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