This is a post by staff writer Yazmin Cruz.
Think you know everything about credit cards? Bargain Babe has joined forces with CreditCards.com to share weird facts about your favorite plastic. Check your knowledge by watching BB in action. I bet you’ll learn new facts about credit cards. I know, I did.
Here’s what you’ll uncover:
- The meaning of the first number in your credit card number
- Why credit cards have an expiration date
- How much is the most expensive annual fee and what credit card is the culprit
- What country has the highest interest rates
- The exact measurements of credit cards
- The names of the biggest American credit card issuers that got their as freight shippers in the 1850s