CORONAVIRUS: CAPITAL ONE ALLOWING YOU TO SKIP PAYMENTS, DUKE ENERGY TOO
The Coronavirus pandemic has caused mass hysteria throughout the streets of Charlotte and the world. Thousands of people have died and thousands more are sick ordered to be in quarantine environments.
But did you know that you don't have to make credit card payments with Capital One for March 2020 and other credit card companies, banks, and financial institutions during this whole Coronavirus pandemic? Further, Duke Energy electricity bill payments can go unpaid without the fear of disconnection for a limited amount of time.
Yes you can temporarily get away with not paying some of your bills.
Effective March 13, 2020 Duke Energy is suspending disconnections for nonpayment, this applies to all home and business accounts in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, and South Carolina.
Capital One is letting some cardholders skip their March 2020 monthly payment due to the Coronavirus. Capital One will move your payment due date to a later date, usually by 30 days. That will give you some financial breathing room.
Other credit card companies and banks are allowing the same, some companies are using other measures such as waivers for late fees, cash advances, finance charge adjustments, and, possible credit line increases.
Apple Card customers affected by the Coronavirus pandemic can enroll in the customer assistance program in order to skip their March payment without incurring interest. You can send a text to an Apple Card specialist or call.
Bank of America wants "clients facing a hardship related to Coronavirus to call and let us know they need help."
Just make a phone call to your bank of choice and see what they can do for you. We already tried calling several credit card companies, banks, and financial institutions-- the lines are jammed, so you will be at it for a while. Some wait times are 1 hour.