Gold credit card: Stylish, but lacking in substance

By Marcie Geffner - Credit Karma

If you're looking for a credit card, is the Mastercard Gold Card a smart choice? Probably not, unless you’re willing to pay $995 annually to flash a 24-karat gold-plated credit card around town. But if you’re looking for a truly luxurious status-symbol card and are willing to shell out almost a grand for it each year, you might indeed be tempted.

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