05-04-2009 05:56 AM
Hello all. I have 6 cards to pay down and not enough money to pay them all off. I've learned from this site how to pay down credit cards by tackling the high APRs first. But what do you do when you have two credit cards that have 2 different APRs? How can you put them in order?
I have a BofA CC with a balance of 5742.30 limit is 6000 (5,498.45 at 11.24% and 136.91 at 19.99%)
and a Care CC with a balance of 2,638.58 limit is 5500? (1,896.88 at 11.90% and 907.66 at 21.98%).
I've been trying to figure this out but decided to come to the experts. Any help would be appreciated.
05-04-2009 06:03 AM
05-04-2009 06:51 AM
Ulan is correct. CCC's apply your payments to the "cheapest money" first, meaning to the lowest APR balance.
Ways to avoid this would be to BT the entire card balance into a single APR balance, if you have the ability to do so on another card.
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