Credit Cards


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...
Posted In: banking, Credit Cards

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

29% interest rate

Jul 24, 2009
Question: I am rec'ing notices that my credit card rates are jumping to 29%. I owe about 35K. I tried to get a consolidation loan to pay them off...
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Get a credit card

Jul 14, 2009
Question: Hi! I charged up a few credit cards when I was in college and used credit counseling to pay them off. This has been paid off for five...
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How many credit cards

Jun 29, 2009
Question: I have paid off all my credit cards, and am now looking to work on one car loan and then my student loans after that. I am trying to...
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Make minimum credit card payments

Jun 9, 2009
Question: I recently gave 2 weeks notice at my job which I recognize is slightly insane in this economy, but I'm confident that it was the right...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt, Savings

Loan payment fees

Jun 3, 2009
Question: You mentioned on your May 22nd show that credit card companies will no longer be allowed to make people pay for phone and online payments...
Posted In: banking, Credit Cards

Small business credit card

Jun 1, 2009
Question: We started a small business in July 08. We received an Advanta business credit card with a $20,000 credit line. It was perfect for me and...
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Home equity and credit cards

May 7, 2009
Question: I have a $16,000.00 credit card balance with Chase at 3.99 % until balance is paid off. I also have a home equity credit line that would...
Posted In: Credit Cards, Housing, Taxes