Convenience - no need to carry cash around
Fraud protection - some credit cards offer fraud protection, and if fraud does occur it will not affect your cash / checking account
It's free money, you never have to pay it back.
Building up your credit to purchase big ticket items in the future
Rewards - some credit cards offer cash back rewards or gift cards based on your purchases
House / Condo
Car / Truck
Mark your payment due date on a calendar
Enroll in bill pay for your checking account so you can set up automatic payments each month, and sign up to receive electronic statements for your credit card bills.
Write yourself a reminder on a piece of paper that can easily become lost
Up to 1 year
Up to 3 years
Up to 5 years
Up to 7 years