Getting rid of credit cards is at the top of the most common financial new year's resolutions this year. In honor of the Shred Your Credit Card contest, here is a few home videos that will get your creative juices going to finally make it happen.
So here are the videos, sorted by number of views:
Will It Blend? - Credit Cards - 972,733 views
The Blendtec guy sets off to blend his and his wife's 24 credit cards. Really? 24?!?! Wow guys... no wonder you were in debt.
Cut up your credit card the right way - 130,696 views
Cynthia Drake from CreditCards.com shows us how to avoid identity theft when disposing of a credit card. Look at those tiny pieces of credit card!
Credit Card Blow Up - 14,793 views
This credit card wouldn't die, even after an explosion and follow-up firecrackers.
Microwaving My Credit Card - 9,001 views
Not sure the toxic fumes from burning your credit card are any healthy, but at least Debtkid accomplished his goal.
Priceless Plasectomy - 7,966 views
Wait a second. There is a Star Wars credit card with Yoda on it?
6 Insane Ways to Destroy Your Credit Card - 6,601 views
From the Money.co.uk team, here are 6 crazy ways to get rid of that credit card. I guess the English accent makes the "insane" part seem a bit more civilized.
The Tennessee Credit Card Massacre - 5,378 views
Viewer discretion is advised. The whole time I was afraid this guy was going to chop off his fingers.
Huntin' Plastic - 3,993 views
Check this guy out hunting this not-so-unique "specimen".
Explode-a-Debt! Debt Reduction System - 3,416 views
If only debt reduction were this easy.
How To Properly Destroy a Credit Card - 2,910 views
From the guys at Howcast.com.
Credit Card Destroyer - 1,838
No sound? Well, the bow & arrow idea can only be pulled off by a professional archer.
Plasectomy done PSYCHO STYLE!!!! - 1,478 views
Kinda scary, this one. The blood looks more orange than red, no?
Dave Ramsey LASER Plasectomy LaserScribe - 540 views
Is this the same technology they use in eye laser correction? If so, I'm now convinced contact lenses is the only option for me ;-).
Destroy Your Credit Cards! - 465 views
The chip in the American Express Blue credit card makes for a visually stunning display in the microwave.
Burn that Credit Card - 336 views
With a blowtorch? Brilliant!
I'm Shredding my Bank of America Visa Credit Card!!! - 124 views
...with a belt sander (wow!)
Hope you got inspired, and you're looking around for your camera to do your own and enter the ShredYourCreditCard.com contest.
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