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It's definitely a good idea to have more than one credit card, so you're on the right track there. With all the different fantastic options out there, and so many rewards credit cards available, why limit yourself to just one card? The thing to be mindful of is the timing of your applications. Applying for more than one card in a short amount of time can damage your credit score. Each time you apply for a credit card, a "hard inquiry" is made to your credit history, which puts a little dent in your credit. Potential creditors can see if you've been applying for multiple lines of credit in a short amount of time, and it can raise a red flag for them, if you have. So just be sure to apply for one card at a time, leaving a couple of months or even longer between each application.