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Does a Collection Company Have to Accept Small Payments? – Sue

“Dear Michael, “Working with a debt relief company recommended by the bank. Have a visa credit card, was behind in payments because of job loss. Bank sold my debt to a collection agency (just received the letter). Sent the letter to my debt relief company. Prior to this, we have set up a budget. I …

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What Are My Options For Getting Bank of America to Lower my 27.99% Credit Card Interest Rate? – Chris

“Dear Steve, My situation concerns Bank of America. Last november BoA lowered my limit from 16000 to 15000. at the time my balance was around 14700. When my minimum payment hit me it sent me over my new limit and defaulted me and I was charged with a 27.99% interest rate. The extra interest fees …

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How Can I Figure Out How Much I Can Afford to Pay My Credit Cards Each Month? – George

“Hi Steve, I have one credit card with a $20,000 balance with a $450 minimum monthly payment. I’m not getting too far at paying this off. I would like to start paying higher payments to pay this off faster but im not sure how to figure out how much is the most I can afford …

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Jairo Wants to Stop Paying His Bank of America Clean Sweep Debt Consolidation Loan

Jairo “Dear Steve, I opened that Bank of America Clean Sweep six months ago and I keep paying every month a little more than the minimum but the amount is almost the same and they reduce my credit card from $7000 to $500. My wife’s job is giving her less hours every month and she …

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Karen Writes In. “My Interest Rates Are Going Up. My Minimum Payments Are Going Up. Help!”

Karen “Dear Steve, Have a lot of credit card debt – struggling to keep my head above water. Interest rates are going up, minimum payments are going up, and I am falling behind. which causes the rates a payments to keep going up and my credit score to go down. What is the best way …

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Anne Has $25,000 of Credit Card Debt And Making Just Minimum Payments But She Wants to Get Out of Debt

“Dear Steve, I am in credit card debt for $25k. I am making the minimum payments on each card, but it’s killing me. Should I focus on paying more on one card at a time and ignore the others? And then continue on the next card and so on? Or should I just continue to …

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My Boyfriend Has $20,000 in Credit Card Debt on 8 Cards. – Kathryn

Kathryn “Dear Steve, My boyfriend has $20,000 in credit card debt on a total of 8 credit cards. He was able to pay his minimum payments & a little extra, as he had been trying to do the debt snowball elimination method. Recently Chase bought out a couple of the companies he has credit cards …

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