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10 Amazing Facts About Your Credit Card You Didn’t Know (Yet)

Sometimes it is good to look at your credit card in a fun way, so today I would like to delight you with some fun facts about your credit card!

[tps_header]Sometimes it is good to look at your credit card in a fun way, so today I would like to delight you with some fun facts about your credit card![/tps_header]

The First Number Matters!

When you look at the first number on your credit card, you can get a clue about the type of card you have. If your credit card number starts with a 1 or a 2, it was issued by an airline. All American Express and Diners Club cards start with a 3.  Visa cards will always start with a 4, while MasterCard uses 5 and Discover Card 6. 7 is for gas cards; 8 is for telecommunication companies; and 9 is used for national assignments.

Check out this handy little infographic for what all those numbers on your credit card mean.

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