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Talk Credit Radio: How to Negotiate Lower Rates on Your Credit Cards

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This week on Talk Credit Radio: Friday December 9, 2011

Tune into Talk Credit Radio this week with Credit.com’s personal finance expert Gerri Detweiler, live from 4-5 ET/1-2 PT on WSRQ. Additional ways to listen are listed below.

How to Negotiate Lower Rates on Your Credit Cards

For more than a decade, Scott Bilker, founder of DebtSmart.com, has been helping consumers learn how to negotiate their way out of credit card debt. This week he joins Talk Credit Radio to share the latest tips and techniques for getting your credit card company to give you a better deal. He’ll explain:

  • Why card issuers are still willing to negotiate with customers.
  • Exactly what to say to your card issuer to get get them to lower your credit card rate or waive fees.
  • How to be realistic in your expectations.
  • Why you should keep a credit card you’ve paid off.
  • What to do if your credit history isn’t so hot.

Scott Bilker is the creator of DebtSmart.com and author of the best-selling books, Credit Card and Debt Management, How to be more Credit Card and Debt Smart, and Talk Your Way Out of Credit Card Debt. Scott has been finding great credit deals and saving thousands of dollars for himself and others since 1991. His credit card advice has been featured in Consumer Reports, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Money, and on CNN, FOX News, ABC, NBC, NPR, and more that 1,000 radio stations.

Call in live or submit a credit question for Gerri or Scott to answer on the show, and if it is used on the air, you’ll win a free copy of your choice of her books, Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights or Reduce Debt, Reduce Stress: Real Life Solutions for Your Credit Crisis. Call into the live program at 941-373-1220 or send your question by email to creditexperts@credit.com. (Be sure to note your question is for Talk Credit Radio.)

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