The problem is that your first credit card will have a very low limit, and that won't help you in an emergency. I won't use my debit card because if someone uses the card after stealing it, it will empty my bank account. If someone uses my credit card after stealing it, I will have money while I file police reports and reverse the charges. I enjoy my rewards, and by using mint.com all of our household spending and budgets are tracked. If you're overspending on weddings, consider if you'll be able to say no with a credit card available.
send some of their smart literate deer who can read road signs up here since ours are just run of the mill dumb ones who get splatted all over creation because they won't stay in the woods