It’s six months after the holiday season and many people are still carrying credit card balances from holiday shopping sprees. Did you overspend buying Christmas gifts for friends and family? Have you been sending just the minimum payments to your credit cards since Christmas? It’s not unusual for holiday shoppers to spend a year or two after each holiday season trying to pay off their holiday debts, but the cost of financing your purchases on credit for this length of time is staggering.
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Welcome to Quizzle’s Top Money Tips Roundup, where you’ll find this week’s top five most interesting, helpful and unique personal finance articles from around the Web. This week’s edition covers mid-range goals and how to achieve them, credit card balance transfer fees, money lessons for women and an important consumer alert about a shocking marketing tactic of one New York business.
A credit card balance transfer can help you save money in interest, but there are important factors that come into play that determine how much you’ll save – if any. Learn what to look for and how to get the most bang for your balance transfer.
When it comes to credit, I learned the hard way. And the very personal way. Many years back, I thought…