I almost lost my Mastercard this week after almost calling Citibank to lower my credit limit. I guess I didn't stuff it back into my wallet securely. Thank goodness Natalie the Traffic Master found it on the floor and got it back to me. I didn't even realize it was lost. I mentioned this in a thread over at Give Me Back My Five Bucks , and another poster asked why I'd want to lower my limit. Good question. I now have three credit cards: - a MC with about a $9000 limit - an Air Miles amex with an $8000 limit - a bank Visa with a $10000 limit Total: $27-thousand in credit, plus a bank line of credit. I don't use it. I really don't use it that much. I pay off my balance in full each month, and I don't charge much on them anyway. At most, some airline tickets and hotel when we're travelling. I've *heard* that when it comes time to apply for a mortage, lenders may look at credit card credit as entirely debt, even if
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