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what should I do with credit cards that I do not use?

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If it's a plain old credit card (and not a store card), the quick answer is use it. Buy something you would buy anyway, like a tank of gas or some groceries. Keep it active.
If it's for a specialty retailer (like a bridal shop or jewelry store) that you just don't visit anymore, it's okay to close it. Your utilization may increase because you can't factor these cards' credit limits into your total, and your total number of accounts will decrease by one, so your credit score will probably take a little dip. Average age of accounts won't be affected until it stops reporting years from now, because closed accounts are counted for this. If it's something that is truly not practical for you to use, no sense keeping it around. 

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