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Getting a credit card

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We use them all the time — to make purchases, shop online and collect points. But before you get a credit card, learn your rights and how to protect yourself.

What you should know

Protect yourself!

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in October 2019
  • Time to read: 4 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Anna Fung, KC, BC Utilities Commission

Anna Fung, KC, BC Utilities Commission

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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