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4 Reasons to Pay Your Credit Card Bill Before It’s Due

By Steven Shaw on 1/20/2015

4 Reasons to Pay Your Credit Card Bill Before It's Due

There are many good reasons to never pay your credit card bill late, but are there any good reasons to pay it early? It would seem to go against all common sense to send in a payment well before the due date, but the more you understand about how credit cards and credit reports work, it can be smart idea under some circumstances.

Here are four reasons why you might consider paying your credit card early.

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What Happens When You Miss a Credit Card Payment?

By Steven Shaw on 12/18/2014

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Uh-oh! You just received your credit card statement, and it shows large interest rates and fees that you didn’t expect. And in bold letters, you are informed that it is because you missed a payment.

At this point, several things may be happening to your account. Here’s a rundown.

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