Keep Track of Which Card to Use Where With These Sticker Labels
Keeping Track of Which Card to Use for Purchases
If you happened to have come by the YourBestCreditCards.com booth at TechDay here in NYC in May, you probably picked up a sheet of these super handy stickers.
I created them because a) I wanted to have something fun to give away that was not just “cool” but also super useful and b) because it solves a need I see asked about all the time – namely how to keep straight when to use which card.
People have all sorts of homemade methods…. label makers, taped on Post-Its, etc.
I took the concept and made a slightly more elegant solution.
A Premade Sticker Sheet of Credit Card Category Labels
It wasn’t easy. I had to go to 4 custom print shops to get these made the way I wanted them (couldn’t use stock stickers because they were too big for placing on a credit card inconspicuously) and it cost about 3x what I expected, but they came out fantastically.
There are 20 unique stickers that you peel off individually like return address labels, including 2 you can write in any category on.
In theory for a card with rotating categories, you could use the write in line and just use pencil each quarter to fill it in.
Do you want one?
I’ve been trying to think of a good way to distribute these. I’m loathe to actually charge for this – and so I won’t.
But I also can’t just mail them to whomever, whenever. I can hardly spend my days writing out mailing labels, plus the postage would really add up.
An old-school approach: Send me a self-addressed stamped envelope. That’s it. We used to do this all the time back in the old days. The sticker sheets are 5 x 8 so take a 5 x 8 or larger envelope, put a postage stamp on it, and stick that envelope inside of another envelope which you address to me:
c/o Dave Grossman
450 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10017
If you think of a better way to distribute these, feel free to drop me a message or leave me a comment.
Can You Use These Sticker Labels?
You can find credit cards that best match your spending habits and bonus categories at Your Best Credit Cards.
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