How much plastic you should carry depends on your credit situation and spending habits. Here are 5 ways to tell if you're overdoing it.
Are you too plastic for your own financial good? Although there is no magic number of credit cards that should be in your wallet, some key questions can help you determine whether you're charging around town with more plastic than you need.
According to recent data from Experian, the average U.S. consumer has three open and active credit cards. Whether that is too many, too few or just enough for you is really a question of how you use and manage your accounts.