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When Should I Pay My Credit Card Bill?
My minimum payment for my credit card is due on the 3rd of June and I get paid this tomorrow and will not be getting paid again until June 4th. Should I pay my credit card balance off in full tomorrow or wait until a closer date? Also, should I leave a small balance left over every mouth or pay my balance off at the end of the month?

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If you can pay the total bill in full by the end of the month, that would be great!!  I, personally, do not recommend leaving even a small part of the bill unpaid because you will be charged interest on that.  Pay in full whenever you can, or as quickly as you can after receiving the bill.

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Thank you for the info, i'll pay it off tomorrow so I don't have to worry about it later on. Also, my score jumped 41 points when I opened my credit card, would it just about the same amount after my first payment?

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You can also make payments more than once a month. I get paid monthly and  bi-weekly with my two jobs and generally make a payment twice a month, making sure I have the balance paid off by the end of the billing period. I also changed my due dates with the credit card companies to near the first of the month so I don't forget any of them. 

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