Most new credit cards have stickers in front of the instructions to activate the card. This is a simple process. Just call 1-800 and follow the instructions. Generally, you will need to enter the credit card number (or perhaps the last four of the account number), the last four of your most recent security numbers, the postal code of the invoice number and possibly your telephone number.

Make sure you’re calling from your phone - or the phone number you keep on your phone. Look for special services, especially credit card security plans or sales reviews for credit monitoring.

02 Read the rules and remove them.
Terms and conditions are a long document that you do not want to read in a single session. Fortunately, issuers must use a new credit card to specify the most valuable information on a piece of paper. These details include fees, interest rates, and other valuable features.

03 Learn the limits of your credit.
Most credit cards have a credit limit - the maximum charge that you can charge on your credit card without charging charges or triggering penalties. You also have a cash advance limit that can be below the limit of transferring and purchasing account balances.

Some credit cards, especially American Express Credit Cards, do not have pre-set spending limits. However, these cards limit your maximum purchase amount based on your income, payment history, cost behavior, and other factors.

04 Promotion Price Notes.
If your new credit card has been distributed from the Action interest rate, make sure that you know when it expires. The promo rate should be at least six months by minimum law, but many credit card issuers extend the installments over this minimum period. However, be sure to pay your balance before the promotion rate ends for best deals. Some advertising programs, d. H. If you have not paid the full amount till the end of the promotional transaction, the delayed interest subsidies will actually be deducted from the interest.

05 Learn Your Price Program
Learn your new credit card reward program For some credit cards, it’s as simple as buying a card to earn returns. However, before you start earning, you may need to register for other credit cards. Or you can earn a return for just a few purchases. For example, in search, you can earn 5% cashback in categories, which varies every few months, and you need to sign up to participate.

06 Type the customer service number.
If your card has ever been lost or stolen, you must contact your credit card issuer immediately to avoid liability for fraud charges. If your card disappears, you will not be able to access the customer service number if you have not saved it yet. Enter the customer service number and keep it securely with your credit card. I do not suggest that you write down your credit card number before saving in a secure place like Secure Credit Locker.

07 Create your own online account.
Accessing your credit card account on the Internet makes life easier, especially if you are doing more than offline. You can easily check your balance, pay and inspect your account activity. All major credit card issuers can register their accounts online and some have extra payments with an online account such as: Your credit card issuer may also have a smartphone application that allows you to access your account at any time, at any time. .

Decide what you want a paperless announcement
Paperless bank statements or e-billing is the second option offered by most credit card manufacturers. Instead of receiving a copy of the paper in the mail, you will receive a message that your statement is ready. You can then log in to your online account to view your billing and make your payment. Visit your credit card issuer’s website to find out if paperless billing is available and to sign up. Keep in mind that after signing up for paperless billing, you will not receive an email.

Grids & Structure

We deploy grid-based layouts ‘behind the scenes’ in all our basic skins. The idea behind these layouts is to provide your website with a solid visual and structural balance from the word go.

These layout structures offer ample flexibility and enhance the visual experience for your visitors, and introduces an easy-to-follow consistency across your site, while allowing you to create and update both design and content in a well thought-out, standardised framework within the constraints of the browser.

Grid-based layouts on the web

There are many resources available if this topic sparks your interest:


Although it’s not always possible we do aim for a certain consistency when it comes to structuring a Tank site. We follow established naming conventions to enable logical hooks into the underlying structure of all our basic skins:

  • header
  • navigation
  • canvas
  • content
  • sidebar
  • footer

If you are familiar with CSS you can edit the properties of the underlying structure of your site easily.

Navigation & Architecture

The idea behind most navigation in a Tank site is that of context-sensitivity - which boils down to the fact that navigation will appear when and where is required. If you add a portfolio images will be thumb-nailed for you and be immediately navigable to larger views of the uploaded media. If you add a blog date archives, categories and RSS feeds will be present automagically. All you need to do is consider your content, and what you want to do with it.

Information architecture

Besides this approach the following options are available to further architect your information according to your requirements.

Global navigation

Content grouped into the global navigation is usually accessible via the menu structure in the header of a site and demarcates the most important information on your site. The good stuff goes here.

Utility navigation

Content grouped into the utility navigation is usually accessible via the menu structure in the footer of a site and demarcates the necessary or additional information on your site. Everything else goes here.

Hidden navigation

You can also set content to ‘hidden’ which means it’s only accessible if you either link to it or tell someone where to find it.

A blend between these three options enables you to build almost any site any way you want.

Text & Typography

We use a text-to-HTML conversion tool - a filter - that allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, which is converted it to structurally valid HTML for rendering on the web.

In a nutshell it means you use certain characters as formatting commands and you place these characters amongst your text to create certain effects (bolding text) and functionality (linking text).

E.g. headings

You can easily apply the full range of headers (h2 to h6) as follows:

# big heading
## smaller heading
##### smallest heading

E.g. formatting text

Formatting text - bolding text, italicizing text, or even striking text is quite simple. Simply use the basic formatting rules you’ve just seen and surround your text with the appropriate characters.


We utilise and deploy percentage-based text-sizing, popular font-stacks & web-safe fonts across all our sites. This means that your site is legible and readable from the get-go, but still customisable according to your specifications and personal taste.

There are many resources available if this topic sparks your interest. Please visit the links below for additional information:

Images & Galleries

There are two ways of displaying images in your site: ‘inline’ with the rest of your content, or in sortable collections in a dedicated ‘photo section’ of their own.

Inline images

Images attached to content appear ‘inline’; in other words in the content you place them. The image below has been placed just below this paragraph and is sized automatically according to the width of the container it’s placed in.

That means images look great no matter where you put them. No need to ‘size down’ anything - in fact we recommend uploading your images large enough to cater for higher resolutions.

Inline galleries & slide-shows

If multiple images are attached to content it is possible to ‘string’ these images together into an inline gallery or slideshow. It couldn’t be simpler or easier.

Collections of images

Images can also be placed in order-able collections inside a photo section - a slightly easier way to manage large sets of images as all images are thumb-nailed and placed automatically according to the dimensions of the current skin.