How Often Should I Apply For a Credit Card?

How Often Should I Apply For a Credit Card? Only apply for credit when you have a specific need for a specific type of card Don't respond to every credit offer you recieve in the mail

Too many credit applications within a 6 month period will actually hurt your score And make sure that you can afford another credit line, before you open the account Credit card debt payments should never take up more than 10% of your take home pay