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Discussion in 'Credit Talk' started by MIKE GEYER, Oct 9, 2000.
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There's Associates, which has no annual fee but may be a little harder than the others to get. The 25.5% APR puts my Associates Visa squarely in the subprime category. I started to get offers for the Associates Visa
4 or 5 months after I accepted the Texaco card, which is managed by Associates as well.
Then there's Aspire Visa, with its astronomical interest rate but no annual fee. For a small balance, it's actually less expensive than Providian and Capital One. It would beat First National or Cross Country by a country mile.
To the best of my knowledge, Aspire offers a Classic Visa with a 35% interest rate and a credit limit of $300 to $500. Then there's the Diamond Visa, at 28% to 30%. Many people get limits of $1750 on that card, so it could mean trouble if you maxed it out. In that regard, Aspire is similar to Providian: high limits, high APR. The interest on $1750 at 30% would be $525 per year, or $43.75 per month. But with a small balance, like $500, the Aspire Diamond Visa is not a problem, although it can't build your credit history since they don't report timely payments to the credit bureaus.
One more thing. I honestly believe you have one subprime card too many. You need to get Cross Country out of your life as soon as possible.