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Writing a check to pay credit card bill

The CARD Act permits card issuers to raise your interest rate if your account becomes 60 days delinquent. Yet the law includes a reward for good behavior. Pay your bill on time for the next six billing cycles and the rate increase must be terminated.


 

 

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CFPB: Lender distorted credit reports

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has an eye on credit reporting issues. The agency took enforcement action against auto financer First Investors Financial Services Group Inc. Wednesday for distorting consumer credit records for years. Per the CFPB, First Investors, which lends primarily to subprime borrowers, failed to fix known flaws in a computer system that  ... Read more

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