This Element is an excerpt from Living Rich by Spending Smart: How to Get More of What You Really Want (ISBN: 9780132350099) by Gregory Karp. Available in print and digital formats. Even the odds! How to play the credit game right and save a fortune! Credit card companies are masters at separating you from your money. But you have power too. Did you know credit card companies will take a little less money from you--and all you have to do is ask? Periodically, call and ask for three things: a lower interest rate, a higher limit, and waived fees. You can save literally thousands....Say you have a typical federal tax refund of $2, 700. You have a choice of paying credit card debt, saving the money, or buying a fancy television. Which would you choose? The result after one year is that $2, 700 turns into $3, 186 by paying offanbsp;...
|Title||:||Make Your Credit Cards Work for You Instead of You for Them|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education - 2009-11-16|