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Advanta / How to STOP their calls

Here is how to STOP Advanta. First, understand that they don't bother following the law. Second, understand that they really have no power over you other than harrassment and dinging your credit if you don't pay. The wost they can legally do is send you threatening calls and letter...

Advanta / unethical fincancial managment

I have a successful business and good credit signed up for Advanta as a premier business card for my buinsess in 2007. My intial interest rate was 15%, last year my rate was hiked to 35% with no explanation. The real crime here is the small business owners like that are respobsible and...

Advanta / credit card rate increase

Advanta Bank has jumped firmly on the greed and scam wagon! It is good to see that I am not the only one in this situation. Perhaps we can take them down. Anyone up for a class action lawsuit? About a years and a half ago, they were going to raise my rate significantly. The option was that...

Advanta / Jump in interest rate from 2.99 percent to 34.99 percent

I have never been late with Advanta and I sent a payment in on August 29 or 30th and Advanta customer service states they did not get my payment in time. I also, made a payment by phone for the same billing period and Advanta took both payments added them to late payment charges and hiked...

Advanta / refund

On May 26 I received an email saying that Advanta was going out of the credit card business and I could charge nothing after May 30. I set about replacing the ONLY credit card I have. I could not get on the website and I could not get through by phone. There was a continuous busy signal. I...

Advanta / Loan Shark Interest Rates

HOW TO BEAT ADVANTA: IF everyone with a Credit card from advanta JOINS ME IN my quest to just SAY NO! and DO NOT PAY YOUR BILL (My interest was raised to 34.99% and a curtosy check is at (((46.99%)) Advanta has sold there accounts to investors who are looking to capitolize on this MEGA...

Advanta / Canceled my credit card

Advanta Mastercard has canceled my credit line as of April 21, 2009. Not because I missed payment, because I never had a balance from month to month. Advanta Mastercard sent me an email and a letter (which I haven't received yet) stating that they have canceled my card due to my low...

Advanta / Predatory Lending Practices

Like everyone else here, I was victim of Advanta's predatory lending practices. My rates were 2.99%, and then 7.99%, for the longest, and recently, just like everyone else, the rate went up to 32%! They gave me the same lies they are giving everyone else, that something changed on my...

Advanta / larceny at it's worst

Pa

I too... have been totally "had" by Advanta and it's businesss practices. from 9.9% to 20.99% then to... 37.58%!!! Never late. No late fees. credit score in the mid 7's. this is sick... Way to help people out in this economy. Does anyone know what they get to borrow money at...

Advanta / Fraud and scam

Ho

I have signed up for Advanta Small Business credit card online where they had an offer for 0% apr for 15 month. They stated no transaction fees. I transferred maximum I was given and awaited my first bill. To my surprise, the first bill came 2 month late along with late fee, over limit fee...

Advanta / Unauthorized charges

Th

Crooked!The same day I received my 37 percent Christmas present increase from Advanta I also received a account verification which I had not opened from Take Charge America a so called credit counseling company.When I called them the first question was what is your interest on your Advanta...

Advanta / Interest rate scam

Sa

I opened my Advanta small business credit card account in January and after nine months of regular, on-time payments, my interest rate was just raised from 7.99% to 25.8%. When I called and asked why, they said there were no late payments, but the rate increase was based on "a complicated...