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More and more banks issue plastic cards with cashback. How to make the right choice?
In the wake of the consumer boom, banks are increasingly offering customers plastic cards with a cashback function, which provides for a return of 0.5–3% of the amount of purchases paid by the card. Such credit cards appeared in the United States in the 1980s, but reached Russia only in 2007. Now, cards with cashback are issued by two dozen banks, including regional ones, and the maximum percentage of return can be obtained not only with premium cards. Two-thirds of credit cards are credit, the rest are debit or settlement cards with interest on the balance. Forbes figured out whether it is profitable for customers to get such a bank card. Continue reading