Guide for transferring credit card balances
Print out and save this page to ensure a smooth transition from one credit card to another. If you prefer, Bankrate also provides a .pdf version of this checklist.
First, gather some information on your old card. Dig out your most recent bill and a copy of the current agreement with the old credit card, plus the agreement with the new card company.
Print out the form now.
Now that you have the necessary information, you're ready to make the transfer.
Follow these steps in order, checking them off one at a time.
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