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NOT SEEN ON T.V.: How to prepare for a fight with the credit-card company – and win.
It all depends on how long you are keeping a balance on the card, Carmen says.
What to do if you're still being contacted by a collector about a debt that's past the statute of limitations.
A registered nurse came close to losing her $1,550-a-month apartment on the Upper East Side after being let go from two jobs in three months. A woman found herself dipping into a 401(k) to keep her $3,375 unit in Peter Cooper Village after her husband was laid off in February from his six-figure marketing job. A father of two with an M.B.A. and a law degree owed $5,400 in back rent in Stuyvesant Town after he struggled to find steady work and lent money to his wife’s family.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: There are three common methods of eliminating debt that you should avoid.
Credit is not just a tool, it’s a product. And being a smart shopper of credit can be just as important as how you use it once you have it.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Depending on what you use them for, John Ulzheimer has the three cards that should be in your wallet.
The recent rise in stocks and talk about green shoots in the markets are optimistic assumptions, as the world downturn "still has a way to run," Hugh Hendry, Chief Investment Officer at Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.
"As the Fed and the BOE have become more sane by printing money the so called gurus like Soros and Buffett suffer a deficit of sanity. They are saying the actions of these central banks will lead to inflation. I contest that," Hugh Hendry told CNBC.
First step is to contact BOTH the lender and the credit reporting agencies to challenge the incorrect information, says John Ulzheimer.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Sick of dealing with lowered limits and higher rates? One way to combat the credit industry's tactics is to go small, says John Ulzheimer.
The author of the Credit Cardholder Bill of Rights tells us how the legislation will help, despite what the credit card industry has to say about it.
Also, why closing credit cards can damage your score. John Ulzheimer explains.
As Obama meets with top credit card execs, we debate why perfectly good credit users are being punished with higher rates and lower limits.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: John Ulzheimer, with help from Carmen, acts out the phone call he made to his credit card company after having his credit limit lowered -- again.
Carmen responds to two viewers wondering about credit card protection programs.
As the President prepares to sit down with top credit card execs, an industry representative tries to explain the motives behind the crackdown on interest rates and credit limits.
Are you surprised? We have got to get over the idea that we have real relationships with this business that we borrow from.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Credit.com’s John Ulzheimer has the ways to fight back when credit card issuers change the rules of the game.
Your first option should always be credit counseling, says John Ulzheimer.