Yo it’s me credit card

I signed up for a Yo It’s me credit card where they were supposed to give you a $5 card for trying out the service. I was skeptical but tried it anyway and …..the card came in the mail today. The thing is that you are supposed to be able to check your balance online but the site would not let me sign in using the information provided. Then I tried to call but only got a voicemail. So I am guessing that maybe this one is...

Read More

Carnival Of Money Stories for Jan 22, 2007

Welcome to the January 22, 2007 edition of carnival of money stories. Tom Lydon presents 10 New ETF Trends for 2007 | ETF Trends posted at ETF Trends. Maureen presents Retirement Income Planning ? The 5-Year Rule ? Empty Nest posted at Empty Nest, saying, “A guide to retirement income planning using a five year rule that’s easy to understand and apply” Matthew Paulson presents Whole Life Insurance is a Rip-off, 100%...

Read More

Balance transfers

I just received an offer from one of my credit cards to get 0% interest on balance transfers up til July 2008 an then 6.99 fixed interest rate for the life of the balance. This will save me quite a bit in interest because the cards that I will be transferring from have significantly higher interest rates than this one. In order to take advantage of this offer I need to have all the balances transferred by March 9th. This is a fabulous...

Read More

4 ways to save on credit cards

Watch your limit Pay on time Lower your rate No annual fee When you watch your limit closely you will know when a potential purchase could push you over the limit. When you go over the credit limit on your card you can be charged with a hefty over limit fee. The credit card company also reserves the right in most cases to dramatically increase your interest rate instantly. This ends up costing you more and more money over time. This...

Read More

Debt snowball rolling the other way

I have looked over some of the financial changes I will have to make this year and I have decided to change my debt snowball strategy. I was originally going with the highest interest method but I will have to now use the lowest balance method. You may remember that I recently got my highest interest rate dropped on one of my credit cards. I was using another 0% interest card to pay off the other cards and yesterday I went in to do a...

Read More

Discover card rate dropped

Yippeee! Today I took a big risk and decided to call Discover to see if I could get my interest rate lowered. I told the customer service representative that I wanted the rate lowered and after checking out my payment history they decided to drop my rate down 5 points starting on January 13th. I am so incredibly happy because I did have a really high rate on that card. The interest alone from that card was more than the minimum...

Read More
Page 14 of 15« First...12131415