Tag Archives: late fees

How a call to my card issuer saved me nearly $300 in interest

Karen Queen

A good credit card payment history, automatic bill pay and a 1 a.m. phone call saved me nearly $300 in interest. Here’s what happened: I had my first, five-digit credit card bill after putting my daughter’s college tuition on my card. My…
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I’m scared of credit cards

Anna Bleker

My not-so-irrational fear of spiraling into eternal debt and high-APR inferno keeps me, at 21, from getting a credit card.
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