Household Bank Orchard Bank Gold MasterCard:
chosen by 1% of Check users with Household Bank cards
Annual Percentage Rate
This information is based on anonymous, aggregated financial data from Check users. Last updated .
What do these statistics mean for people with a Household Bank Orchard Bank Gold MasterCard?
On average, cardholders owe $548 on their credit cards — less than the $1360¹ owed by the average American cardholder! When a credit card is used to make a transaction, the cardholder agrees to pay their credit card company the amount of the purchase. If the cardholder doesn't pay the statement balance in full before the end of the grace period (between 20 and 50 days), they will be charged interest. The statement includes recent and past purchases, as well as any interest charges or fees for past purchases. Use Check to track and pay your Household Bank Orchard Bank Gold MasterCard bill.
A credit limit is the maximum amount a credit card company will allow a cardholder to put on a specific card. Household Bank uses a variety of factors to choose a credit limit, ranging from credit score to income and assets.
A statement balance of
$548 with a $758
credit limit is a 72% credit utilization!
Tip: Try to keep your credit utilization low to maximize your credit score
Most U.S. credit cards give the nominal APR compounded monthly. At the end of the grace period, interest is charged on the unpaid part of the statement balance. Access your Check account and get an alert if your APR changes.
If only the $38 minimum payment on the $548 average statement balance were paid, interest of $99 would be charged, for a new total payment due of $609.
APRs might not seem like much, but they add up quickly! The average late fee charged is $1. So far in 2012, each cardholder has paid an average of $35 in APR charges!
Sick of paying fees? Check will remind you when your bill is due, and let you know if Household Bank charged you any additional fees!
Don't forget about fixed costs like annual fees! No matter how responsible a cardholder can be, it's easy to let annual fees slip past. Sometimes annual fees come with great perks and benefits — is the Household Bank Orchard Bank Gold MasterCard worth its annual fee?
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