Re: Credit Card Bills due on a Sunday
- From: Shawn Hirn <srhi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 05:36:07 -0500
In article <11m5m3iaa6u1n1a@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
"Howard Beale" <usenet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "Shawn Hirn" <srhi@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > In article <11lvn41qngkcg5a@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> > "Howard Beale" <usenet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Or am I just a nut?
> > Ahem! You're either a nut OR someone with way too much time on his
> > hands. Why worry about this? How much difference in interest do you
> > expect to save by paying your bill two days early?
> It's not the money, it's the principal of the thing, at least with my
> balances. But I would imagine that if the money was coming out of a higher
> interest account (say, something that paid 8-10%) and payments were more in
> the 10-20,000 range, it would be a meaningful amount.
> I guess it bothers me because it just seems like one of those things that
> they're doing to just kind of jerk us around. I know, there's world hunger
> and every other darn problem to care about instead, but it just sort of
> pisses me off.
I can understand that. You should actually be pissed off at your elected
representatives who show far more concern for the interests of financial
institutions then they do for the people who elected them.
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