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COVID-19 News: Enroll to Skip Your Next Apple Card Payment

Goldman Sachs Bank, the issuer of the Apple Card, continues to be an industry leader when it comes to helping those suffering financially due to the coronavirus pandemic. The bank was an early adopter of payment relief during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now the bank is continuing that effort through June. Here’s how to enroll to skip your next Apple Card payment.

How to Skip Your Next Apple Card Payment

To skip the next payment, customers must enroll through Apple. Cardholders can check their email for an enrollment link. This link will mention Apple Customer Assistance and Apple Customer Support. Additionally, users can log in to their account and request help or call a Goldman Sachs customer service representative.

Apple Customer Assistance Program

The Apple Customer Assistance Program began in March, as the devastating impact of the coronavirus first became apparent.  The program allows Apple cardholders to temporarily forgo their monthly payment.

While the cardholder can skip their next payment, their original balance remains. Fortunately, there are no late fees or interest charges on top of the statement balance. This unique feature means that Apple isn’t punishing people for requiring assistance, as some issuers are.

Should You Skip Your Next Payment?

Skipping credit card payments is never ideal. The coronavirus pandemic, however, has forced millions of Americans to make it a reality. Services like the Apple Customer Assistance Program are excellent for those struggling to pay their bills. An extra month of leeway can be the difference between keeping one’s head afloat and sinking financially in these uncertain times.

Before skipping any payments, always talk with your bank or lender. Merely skipping a payment usually results in late fees, a penalty APR, and damage to your credit score. If you have the Apple Card and need help, contact Goldman Sachs today for assistance through this program. For all other issuers, check out our dedicated Coronavirus Credit Card Relief Contact Information page.

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