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Subject:  Re: Poll: 401K Roll it? Take it? Date:  4/4/2007  9:42 AM
Author:  DeltaOne81 Number:  56587 of 76237

Not sure I agree. In any case, every year I get offered no-interest credit cards with the no-interest part lasting for at least a year. I guess my credit must be fine.

Agreed. But the post you were quoting was talking about someone who was actually in debt, and their credit would not be good enough to necessarily qualify for those offers. And its even more likely that their current debt through purchases was not rung up at low rates either.


Don't know what gets into these people.

There must be enough people that can't afford to/don't remember to pay it back that its a net profit maker. Either that or at very least keep and use the cards in the future, which is also a profit maker for them (even if you don't pay any interest). Anyway, in the large scale, on average, it must be profitable.

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