Submitted by Erik Clark on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 9:43am
Five Things Every Consumer Should Know About Credit Card Contracts:
Credit cards are so commonplace that many consumers assume all agreements are standard. You already know how it works - you pay the balance every month or interest accrues. Besides, the contracts are long, full of technical jargon, and tiny font. Most of the information seems like it doesn’t apply to you. Is it really worth reading the whole thing? Here are five reasons not to skip the small print when it comes to your credit card contract:
Submitted by Erik Clark on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 12:00am
Drawn in by slick advertising campaigns, tens of thousands of Americans are enrolling in Debt Settlement programs in an effort to resolve their debt issues. Attracted to promises of eliminating more than 50% of their debt by negotiating with their creditors, Americans are unfortunately finding that in most cases the reality does not match the rhetoric.