How to Choose the Right Credit Card in Your 20s

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Choosing a credit card is no small feat. The process is often fraught with a litany of options and a daunting amount of fine print. The wrong move could leave you with sky-high interest rates and unforeseen fees. Fear not, young minds. To take the guesswork out of the process (we know you've got more exciting things to do anyway, right?), we rounded up our very best tips for hunting down the perfect piece of plastic. These are the cards that promise to give you the most bang for your buck.

Once that's out of the way, you can relax and turn your attention to other goals. Might we suggest avoiding the biggest financial mistake we could make in your 20s, or taking in the films to watch for every stage of your careerFrom mastering the points game to paying off student loans, these vetted credit cards are the best choice for young users. Chill—we got you. 

Raden The A22 Carry $295

Raden's embedded technology allows you to weigh your case from home, charge devices on the go, and track your bag in transit.

Chinti & Parker Heart Intarsia Cashmere Sleep Mask $95

Getting shut-eye on long flights is a breeze with the help of this wildly indulgent cashmere sleep mask.

Smythson Mara Croc-Effect Glossed-Leather Wallet $335

Keep your travel documents streamlined in style with edited adult accessories. 

Frends Taylor Leather and Silver-Plated Headphones $250

We're into dressing up while hitting the road. Headphones that double as a fashion accessory get straight As on our travel report card. 

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