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What's the difference between mastercard, visa and american express?
I was just curious about how the three were connected to your credit score and if it is advised to have more than one type of card? I know certain places only accept one or the other, but does this have anything to do with your credit score?

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You forgot to list Discover. Those are four different networks of credit cards. The only difference is as you said, their acceptance varies from place to place. This is because they charge seller differently, so some seller prefers one than the other(s). I would say your score does not get affected from what kind of card you have, or even if it does, the effect is very small (some score takes into account of credit variations, mainly type of credit like revolving, auto loan, mortgage loan..., but not the network of credit card as far as I know of).

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