Convenience – Credit cards are a widely accepted form of payment and relatively safe versus cash or checks.
Leverage – If you are not satisfied with a product purchase using a credit card, you normally have the option of canceling and refusing payment.
Interest free loan – Most credit cards have about a 25 day period where no interest is paid on the balance.
Emergency Spending – Credit cards provide a ready source of credit for unexpected expenses.
Expense Tracking – Your credit card purchase are monthly summarized for your review and budgeting.