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On our June statement, there was a $59.95 charge to something called Leisure Advantage

If I remember correctly, Leisure Advantage is a program that offers "free" or "huge discounts" for things like travel, shopping, etc. You sign up for the program, and get their catalog for a few months, and you can "cancel at any time". If you read the fine print, you'll see that if you *don't* cancel it after the grace period, you'll then be automatically billed on your card.

I think the grace period is rather long, like six months or so, the company assuming you won't notice the bill after an extended period of time.

I did this back in my Wise days, and after a few months, I decided to terminate it, but I couldn't remember which card I'd put it on! So, I had to call the Leisure Advatage people to see where it was going...(PLACE FOREHEAD AGAINST BRICK WALL AND BANG REPEATEDLY FOR FIVE MINUTES). I called FUSA and it seems like I had some last-minute sales pitch to keep it, but eventually got it removed.

Lesson learned...I now always read the fine print, right before I chuck the whole thing in the trash...

- mike
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