Summer Travel Credit Card News Doldrums

American sports fans know this time of year as the doldrums. There is baseball, but it's pre-All-Star Game baseball, so unless you're a diehard, it doesn't really count. It happens about this time every year.

Travel and travel credit card news has no such season...at least it shouldn't, but this week seems to be taking after the sports world. Perhaps everyone is just on vacation. Good for them. If you're on vacation, good for you too.

To give you something, here's a small article for credit card users as a reminder of some of the pitfalls of signing up for more and more cards till you can't keep track of your spending. Perhaps, though, this is more a warning for your friends who you may have tried to rope into this hobby. It's not for everyone.