LowCards Weekly Credit Card Rate Report  December 20, 2012

LowCards Weekly Credit Card Rate Report December 20, 2012

December 21, 2012         Written By Bill Hardekopf

The LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report is based on our Complete Credit Card Index which tracks the advertised rates of 1060 credit cards in the United States. We constantly track the cards in order to identify trends in credit cards interest rates.  No deal yet on the “Fiscal Cliff” discussions in Washington and what that may mean to credit cards. Most credit card issuers are holding their rates steady waiting to see what happens. Our index showed the Annual Percentage Rates for credit cards was 14.32%, which was the same as last week.

Here are the averages from the LowCards.com Complete Credit Card Index for the previous ten weeks:

Date: Rate:
Dec. 13 14.32%
Dec. 6 14.31%
Nov. 30 14.30%
Nov. 16 14.29%
Nov. 9 14.29%
Nov. 2 14.27%
Oct. 26 14.26%
Oct. 18 14.28%
Oct. 11 14.29%
Oct. 4 14.32%

The average cash advance rate for this week was 21.66% which was also identical to last week.

The credit cards with the lowest interest rates in the nation this week are:

1. 5.00% Speedway SuperAmerica Credit Card
2. 5.15% First Tennessee Platinum Premier Visa
3. 6.25% Lake Michigan Credit Union Platinum Visa

The LowCards.com credit card rate report is compiled weekly using data from 1060 credit cards which are tracked on the LowCards.com website. The Complete Credit Card index is available at https://www.lowcards.com/the-complete-credit-card-index-ccci.

Please note: Rates may occasionally change due to the number of cards being tracked.

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The information contained within this article was accurate as of December 21, 2012. For up-to-date
information on any of the terms, cards or offers mentioned above, visit the issuer's website.


About Bill Hardekopf

Bill Hardekopf is the CEO of LowCards.com and covers the credit card industry from all perspectives. Bill has been involved with personal finance for over 15 years. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes, The Street and The Christian Science Monitor.
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