Calculate Your Credit Card Transfer Fee and Total
Now, if you can get your credit card company to waive the transfer fee(s) associated AND they’re offering a lower interest rate, then you have it made. However, I wasn’t so lucky.
Once I calculated what my daily, monthly, and annual interest cost would be between my the current credit card with a balance to the credit card with a lower rate, I needed to figure out whether the upfront fee PLUS the accrued lower interest would be worthwhile.
So I began to look at the transfer terms – mainly the transfer fee percentage multiplied by the total transfer amount. And so explains how I came up with the form to your right.
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