You don’t need to pay your credit card bill the same day that you make a purchase, for example, but it is a good idea to pay off your full balance by your monthly due date. This will ensure that you do not incur interest and will help you avoid becoming accustomed to spending habits that may not be sustainable in the long run. At the very least, making your required minimum payments on time is a must, considering that late fees and credit score damage will pile up otherwise.
For more information, check out our guide on paying credit card bills: http://wallethub.com/edu/paying-credit-card-bills/25558/ .
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