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Should I call my credit card company and let them know I will be a couple weeks late on the payment?

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09/13/2011

Absolutley they will apreciate your forward approach and be glad to come to some arangement rather than chasing you

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Yes, explaining the circumstances, and ginving them a date when you can make the payment , as long as that is when you make it, will let them know that you are aware of your obligations but something happened. If this has not happened before, and it is an unforeseen circunstancec, such as illness, lay off or anemergency that has diverted your funds, some companies will make a record of the problem in your file, and let you send the payment in late. If you have a low promotional rate it doesn't hurt to ask if there is a way to keep the low rate even in this emergency situation. I have found most companies to be very understanding.