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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:12 PM

The credit card companies will *Fuck* You Up if you're not careful.

http://money.cnn.com/2013/01/27/pf/checkout-fee/

Now credit card fees can be passed along by merchants to customers. Watch your merchant. Watch your bills. Maybe ask before you buy.

We made a purchase today at a local small business. I asked the guy if he was passing along the fees. He said he would not. He feared pissing off his customers by appearing to nickel and dime them. Besides, the fees were already covered in his pricing structure.

I dare say pretty much NO one will lower prices by 4% and then pass along fees on credit card purchases only. So anyone charging the fees is likely to be fucking you.

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Reply The credit card companies will *Fuck* You Up if you're not careful. (Original post)
Stinky The Clown Jan 2013 OP
Heather MC Jan 2013 #1
nobodyspecial Jan 2013 #2
BadgerKid Jan 2013 #3

Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:36 PM

1. I ditched Credit Cards for good when I heard some of them were thinking about charging a fee if you

didn't spend a certain amount each month. I have to say I love living a life that doesn't include dreading the Visa Bill!

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:48 PM

2. The businesses charging the fee are required to notify customers before charging you

Most large retailers said they would not be charging the fee.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 09:43 PM

3. I try using cash at local/small retailers, credit at predatory big-box retailers

as my small part to level the playing field.

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