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Best Credit Card Deals Archive Cardratings Blog - Page 2

Credit Card Direct Mail Response Rates Take a Nose Dive

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Posted On: August 27, 2007

In 1998, credit card issuers could count on a response rate of 1.2% to the offers for new cards that they sent out. For every 1,000 pieces mailed, 12 people would sign up. The projected response rate this year is only 0.28%, or four times less than what the credit card industry received less than [...]

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Simmons Bank Credit Card Has Many Consumer-Friendly Features

Written by Mike Killian
Posted On: July 13, 2007

Recently, U.S. Senate hearings and Federal Reserve proposals regarding excessive credit card fees have filled the news. At such times it is refreshing to promote a card issuer whose card has been touted as being consumer friendly for many years. I am referring to Simmons Bank based in Arkansas and specifically to their Simmons Bank Visa [...]

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Got an American Express Credit Card? Decide How to Spend $5 Million!

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Posted On: June 11, 2007

American Express has recently launched The Members Project, where it will contribute $1 for every AMEX cardholder who registers for the project by August 5, 2007 – up to a total of $5 million. Registration is free, and as best as I can tell, there are no costs for participants. If you’re wondering what American Express [...]

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Getting Dinged with a $250 Credit Card Credit Limit Increase Fee!

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Posted On: May 29, 2007

Not too long ago, one of my CardRatings.com colleagues came home to find an offer from Best Buy in her mailbox. It was for a MasterCard that came with some nice perks: An introductory APR of 0% – good for a year Four percent back on Best Buy purchases A minimum of 1% back elsewhere Two percent back during [...]

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Choose a Credit Card That Will Reduce Your Rental Car Bill

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Posted On: May 11, 2007

Wherever your travels take you this summer, having a credit card will make it easier to rent a car. Many companies won’t accept cash, and those that do require preapproval and a deposit. Click and Call to Get the Best Deal When you make your travel plans, look for specials on travel sites, such as Travelocity and [...]

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Prestige Credit Cards: Not Just for the Rich and Famous Anymore

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Posted On: May 3, 2007

The first and considered by many to be the most exclusive prestige credit card is the American Express Centurion, reportedly for people who charge at least $250,000 a year. Available by invitation only, the card is so exclusive, it's hard to get reliable information about it! What's clear is that Centurion is for wealthy [...]

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New Discover Card Offer Rewards On-Time Payments

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Posted On: April 10, 2007

Editor's Note:  This offer is no longer available.  Click here for an updated list of cards from Discover Motiva, a unique new credit card from Discover, is designed for people who carry a balance and can use some extra motivation to pay their bills on time. Here's how it works: When cardholders make six on-time payments [...]

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