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<<Should I drain my checking account to pay this off? How much should I pay a month to get free of this debt? Any suggestions? >>

Hey, Hal!

So! The credit card bug bit ya, eh? ; )

Well, at least you caught it before the $862 became $8620!

I'd just say that you should send as much as you can each month until it's gone. I'd be hesitant to tell you to drain your checking account, unless you've got an emergency fund that you can fall back on.

Before you know it, you'll be joining the Debt-Free club. : )

...but I still am...

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