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Business Credit Cards F.A.Q.

July 04, 2007 | Updated on July 04, 2007
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Frequently Asked Questions About Business Cards Answered In Short

When a person goes to apply online for a credit card they are ultimately making it easier on themselves to get that credit card in a very quick and expedient manner. This is true for whether the person is using the credit card for their personal finances or whether they are using the credit card for their business expenses. Small business credit cards have come a very long way from the old days when they were practically non-existent and a person that is running their own small business in today’s setting can really do well by utilizing the services of the best business credit cards in order to do business. With the different perks of having a small business credit card or any good credit cards for that matter the normal business costs that one would associate with any business can actually help you within your business.

This phrase might be a bit counter-intuitive to a person that has heard it for the first time. If you are paying for all of the different costs of your small business how you can possibly be helping yourself in the process? Well, the answer has to do with the big innovation in credit card deals that has really dominated the industry since the turn of the century. Each decade of the evolution of the credit card can really be marked by one big idea and the big idea of the decade that started seven years ago can really turn that counter-intuitive phrase into one that makes a whole lot of sense.

Business Reward Programs

Credit card rewards are the innovation of this decade and likely will also spill over into the next decade. The brilliance of these types of rewards whether they are gas credit cards, hotel credit cards, airline miles cardsor any other type of credit card rewards it is almost impossible for most people to actually get any benefit out of these reward programs. The reason is that the vast majority of people carry a balance on their credit cards (the companies would not still be in business if this wasn’t true) from pay period to pay period and the interest that you pay on your balance is going to far outweigh any of the good points you might get from the rewards program attached to your specific credit card.

This is going to be true for the vast majority of people but if you are able to remain diligent enough and run no balances most of the time on your small business credit cards then you can use the advantages given to you by the best business credit cards in order to make things better for yourself and your business. Take the example of a cash rewards credit card that offers 1% cash back with no ceiling whatsoever (this is reasonably possible to get if you run your own small business). If you spend $10,000 each month on different expenses related to your business and then pay that $10,000 off with no problems whatsoever you will be paid an additional $100 each and every month by the credit card company. Not bad for doing something you were going to do anyway right?

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