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Savvy Credit Card Trick

If you want to take advantage of a trial offer, or you want to subscribe to something, but you are worried they'll keep charging you afterwards. Then use this savvy credit card trick.

Several credit cards allow online access. Some of those allow you to create a disposable credit card number with a preset limit and short term expiration date. They even generate the 3 digit security number many web sites demand these days. Use the disposable number to sign up with a limit of only the amount you want to pay. If they try to keep charging you the number will be declined. Then, when they contact you tell them that you want to cancel the service anyway, and refuse to give them any more information.

Cards that have it for sure include Citibank Premier Rewards and the Amazon Visa card as well as the Total Merrill Credit card.