Due Date

The due date on a credit card account refers to the date that the minimum amount on a credit card payment is due. This usually takes place on the same date each month, but it can sometimes be every 30 days. For example, someone can have a credit card payment due every 5th of the month. However, another person can have a due date set 30 days apart and would have to make a payment on the 5th of one month and the 4th for the next month. Due dates are determined and set by the credit card companies, however, some credit card companies allow the user the flexibility to request a due date that is more convenient for them, such as right after payday.

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