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Credit problems

Nov 19, 2008
Question: I have been working to eliminate my personal revolving debt for more than five years by paying the minimum monthly or more. It is evident...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt

Credit Score: Carry A Balance or Not?

Sep 4, 2008
Question: My 23 year old son applied for a credit card and was turned down because of "lack of credit history." We had held a joint credit card...
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What now?

Aug 20, 2008
Question: I am notoriously bad with my finances, and for basically the past five years since I graduated college, I have ignored them. Of course...
Posted In: Credit Cards, Investing, Savings

Prepay Credit Card?

Jul 25, 2008
Question: Is there such a thing as receiving interest for pre-paying a credit card? In other words, I could send in (say) $500 to my credit card...
Posted In: Credit Cards

Credit Card Debt

Jul 8, 2008
Question: Chris - I'm expecting an annual raise on my next paycheck of 3-4%. In the past, I've taken part of that and increased my 401k...
Posted In: Credit Cards

Students & Credit Cards

Jun 30, 2008
Comment: I am listening to your answer to the parents who have a son going to Prague for fall semester. I have two daughters who have just...
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O% interest

Jun 26, 2008
Question: Ok Chris Farrell (or associate) I have a question that may give you a monetary migraine. I have approximately $7,000 in credit card debt ...
Posted In: Credit Cards

Credit Card Debt

Jun 26, 2008
Question: I've accumulated some credit card debt (due to a drop in planned income) in the last 6 months. At this point, I have some money in a...
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Payment Plan?

May 9, 2008
Question: I'm a grad student on a very tight budget. I worked for a few years before coming back to grad school, and unwisely brought some credit...
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Canceling Credit Cards

Apr 24, 2008
Question: I would like to cancel some of my credit cards that I no longer use. I'm concerned about identity theft, and about fees charged on cards...
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