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RobinA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-24-10 10:38 PM
Response to Reply #20
24. Their Chicanery
knows no boundaries. They must stay up nights figuring out ways to ding people. As I mentioned above, they got me for paying the full balance early. I've pretty much closed everything out and gone credit union.
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  -Few of you may know this: Credit card late fees were capped at $25 starting August 22 Imperfect  Jul-24-10 07:47 PM   #0 
  - $39- .Wow  michreject   Jul-24-10 07:51 PM   #1 
  - Yup. I just checked my Discoverd Card statement and it's $39.00 as well n/t  Imperfect   Jul-24-10 07:54 PM   #2 
  - I chopped mine into little pieces and sent it in when they were $15.00  Warpy   Jul-24-10 08:04 PM   #5 
  - Poor Citibank.  pa28   Jul-24-10 07:55 PM   #3 
  - LOL, they were already doing that, weren't they? nt.  Mariana   Jul-24-10 08:24 PM   #19 
  - No clue. I have never paid late.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-24-10 08:01 PM   #4 
  - Are you really a budget counselor?  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 08:06 PM   #6 
  - Yes. I volunteer with United Way and the State unemployment office.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-24-10 08:09 PM   #10 
     - Volunteer?  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 11:18 PM   # 
     - hiccup  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 11:18 PM   #27 
  - Ruby  Puglover   Jul-24-10 08:07 PM   #7 
     - Why I recommended consolidation  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-24-10 08:12 PM   #12 
     - Just happened once.  Puglover   Jul-24-10 08:14 PM   #14 
     - I would have been off-the-charts livid. Believe me, I understand.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-24-10 08:17 PM   #17 
     - What's the fee for consolidation?  Spagettio   Jul-25-10 02:54 PM   #34 
     - To your edit - Not all. There are NFP out there who help.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-24-10 08:16 PM   #16 
     - If they can't catch you that way  Mariana   Jul-24-10 08:37 PM   #20 
     - Their Chicanery  RobinA   Jul-24-10 10:38 PM   #24 
     - I Have Found  RobinA   Jul-24-10 10:34 PM   #23 
  - Credit card companies make more money off of fees than they do off interest.  AnArmyVeteran   Jul-24-10 08:08 PM   #8 
  - K&R - I don't have credit cards but I forwarded this to my friends -- thanks! nt  gateley   Jul-24-10 08:08 PM   #9 
  - My fees are $0  notesdev   Jul-24-10 08:12 PM   #11 
  - How Do You  RobinA   Jul-24-10 10:40 PM   #25 
     - You can use a cash credit card  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 11:22 PM   #28 
  - You might be grandfathered...  AnneD   Jul-24-10 08:14 PM   #13 
  - don't worry - they'll come up with another titled fee to make up the difference  Donnachaidh   Jul-24-10 08:16 PM   #15 
  - Recommended. nt  ZombieHorde   Jul-24-10 08:23 PM   #18 
  - Auto pay is your friend. Do at least the minimum.  dkf   Jul-24-10 10:09 PM   #21 
  - To Late For Me  RobinA   Jul-24-10 10:30 PM   #22 
  - Some progress . . . we need a return to usury laws -- especially on school loans . ..!!  defendandprotect   Jul-24-10 10:41 PM   #26 
  - They changed the school loans  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 11:23 PM   #29 
     - I'm aware of some changes . . . but still no usury limit on them as far as I know . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-25-10 07:14 PM   #35 
  - Glad I got that guy elected  underpants   Jul-24-10 11:23 PM   #30 
  - kick  JI7   Jul-24-10 11:53 PM   #31 
  - Kick  Scurrilous   Jul-25-10 12:03 PM   #32 
  - I don't carry a balance and pay a week before it's due.  SmileyRose   Jul-25-10 12:12 PM   #33 
 

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