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Should I pay off the credit cards now or do the monthly payments thing?

I have 3 credit cards with a total balance of about $36k. Two of the cards are at 2% and the last one is at 0%. With the current payment structure, I'll be debt free in 25 months. I recently came ...
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2answers
236 views

Calculating the most optimal way to pay off credit cards

I have 3 credit cards which I am slowly paying them off. Card# Balance Monthly Interest Months to pay of Minimum Payment at current rate Payment 1 ...
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3answers
364 views

Can a credit card minimum payment be less than the interest?

Answers given by someone else on this site indicated an assumption that minimum credit card payments were always at least the amount of interest that would be charged, meaning that the balance would ...
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5answers
583 views

Paying over minimum monthly charge of credit cards

I have a $80 minimum on my credit bill. If I pay them $100, do the additional $20 go to the card's Principal or Interest? If it goes to Interest, do I have to explicitly state that those $20 go to ...
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7answers
624 views

Will be debt Free in 3 years — What order should i pay off my cards?

I have budgeted to the point where i can close all credit cards i have in close to three years from now. My question is, should I simply pay 1/3 to each card (will be over minimum payment on all) OR ...
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1answer
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Just noticed “Minimum Payment Warning” on my credit card statement. Did a law change or something?

I saw a new disclaimer on my credit card statement this month that is prominently displayed on the first page to the effect of: Minimum Payment Warning: If you make only the minimum payment each ...