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Closing credit card accounts--again

Dec 22, 2009
Question: I just got my first notice from a credit card that my interest rate is going up ... to over 20%! It's a card I haven't used in years and...
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The new credit card rules

Dec 2, 2009
Question: The new credit card interest rules [say] any payment amount over the minimum would be applied to the Higher Interest Balances when the...
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Responsible for debt

Oct 27, 2009
Question: In 1999 I opened a credit card with my nanny to help her establish credit. I have never used the card so all of the charges on it are...
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Closed credit card account

Oct 5, 2009
Question: I just received a notice from HSBC, one of two of my credit card companies, that they were going to increase my interest rate - again! ...
Posted In: banking, Credit Cards

Credit problems

Aug 26, 2009
Question: I think that my daughter is in deep credit card debt. I would like to pay off some of her credit cards. Is that possible to do on my own...
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Closing credit card account

Aug 25, 2009
Question: I have a high interest credit card--24.9% with Bank of America, with a large balance $12,000. I am closing the account and Bank of...
Posted In: banking, Credit Cards, debt

New credit card

Aug 22, 2009
Question: My MasterCard company (Citicards) recently sent me a letter saying that my card number had been compromised by a large-scale theft of...
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Debit cards safe

Aug 14, 2009
Question: A year ago, I made the decision to use my debit card more and credit cards less. I currently have no debt - good feeling! I recently...
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Automatic bill payment

Aug 13, 2009
Question: I understand that credit card companies take a dim view of certain credit-using behavior when deciding on your interest rate. For...
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Home equity line of credit

Jul 29, 2009
Question: I have a $50,000 mortgage on my condo and was just approved for a $150,000 equity line of credit (no processing fees). I have no...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt, Housing

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