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Subject:  Re: MBNA? Date:  1/10/1998  5:23 AM
Author:  tvwavs Number:  439 of 312185

>I have heard in the past that MBNA is not a good >credit card service, but I never heard any specifics. >Does anyone have any gripes with them, or anything >positive to say about them?

Nothing to say either way, but don't make the mistake I did. Saw an application for their "Star Trek" credit card at a convention. "Cool, a Star Trek card! All my friends will be jealous!"

%18.9 and a high balance later, "Damned Star Trek card..." I cut it up earlier this week.

I'm quite often given a "Payment Holiday" by them, which I Foolishly avoid. The very small print at the bottom of the statement says what the minimum payment has to be if you decide to Foolishly pay.

I wish I had found the Fool a few years ago. Debt sucks, but with the advice here, I'm formulating my plans for it's departure.

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