Like many people in these strange and unwelcome times, Brienna Prowler has been making ends meet by running up hefty balances on her credit cards.
Specifically, shes carrying a combined $15,000 in family medical bills on her Chase and Barclays cards bills she cant pay down since losing her gig as a bartender because of the pandemic.
Prowler, 36, says shes never missed a payment. She has a good credit score (over 700). However, both her cards have annual interest rates topping 23%.
I asked Chase and Barclays if they would lower my rate, at least for a while, the Simi Valley resident told me. They both said there was nothing they could do.
The frustration was plain in her voice.
At the rate theyre charging me, its diff…
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