Zodiac cards: Libra
What a credit card for a Libra might look like
LibraCard: You may or may not need one
Color scheme: Blue with scales of justice graphic
Chief feature: We're not sure
(Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Do you need a LibraCard? Probably not. Who needs any credit card, right? I mean, you've got cash and the bank just opened that nice barista station with the free chocolate spoons. Besides, there's always your checkbook; most primates and even some invertebrates have those. Need a LibraCard? Nah. No way. On the other hand, you might want a LibraCard, say if you break down somewhere late at night and the cash machine is broken and your only other choice is to try to write a check to some guy named Wilf whose few remaining teeth have clearly never touched a white strip. So maybe you do want a LibraCard. We'll let you decide.
For fun, click on your Zodiac sign below to read about how a credit card might one day be tailored to your unique astrological make-up. Remember, this is imaginary, not real, so don't try to apply for it, no matter what the stars say.
Art by Jane Marinsky
- Metal credit cards aren't just for the wealthy now – Metal credit cards aren't just for the wealthy now. Once reserved only for affluent, a few no-annual-fee cards now have that "plunk" factor ...
- If you really want a metal credit card, you can get one for a fee – The Lion Credit Card startup will turn your plastic card into a metal one for a fee, but why would you want to do that? ...
- Skim Reaper: The death of card skimmers? – A grimly named handheld gadget can detect card-data-stealing skimmers in compromised gas pumps, ATMs ...