Can More Credit Cards Help Increase Your Credit Score?by Jess Farley
One of the more confusing aspects of rewards travel is how applying for credit cards affects your credit score. Conventional wisdom has it that applying for more credit cards will negatively affect your credit score, and is somehow frowned upon by lenders and credit providers. But that’s not the case. A strong credit file with many credit accounts and a proven history of on-time payments is exactly what creditors want.