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Author: 42rocky2005 Three stars, 500 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308367  
Subject: Re: penalized for paying early Date: 4/17/2006 4:01 PM
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>>You paid a small amount earlier in March, but when you look at all the charges you made and that were remaining on the card when the cycle closed, the minimum for that amount was more than whatever you paid in early March, so it wasn't the minimum payment.

Except that when rep checked, the amount that I paid was about 10x the minimum. I suspect there is a problem in the software, so that when I paid the exact amount it was viewed as completed and the new charges reset the clock for the month again.

>>I don't actually understand your method here.

Actually I didn't have a method. I usually don't use cc except if a person is going to handle the card or for larger purchases. Then I just pay it off. I try to pay ccs off right away as I have noticed interest charges if I wait for the bill.

This month my debit visa went missing, so I charged a few things I hadn't planned on charging as I don't carry much cash.



rocky



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