Interest Rate Roundup
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National credit card rates for April 29, 2010

Here's a look at the state of credit card rates from's weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts conducted April 28, 2010.

Credit Cards

Rates: 13.7 percent (all fixed); 14.03 percent (all variable)

Both fixed and variable interest rate averages for all credit cards continue to hover around 14 percent. Fixed rates kept to 13.7 percent and variable rates at 14.03 percent. A year ago, the average fixed rate was 12.33 percent and the mean variable rate was 10.78 percent.

Affinity Federal Credit Union is the latest issuer in our survey to eliminate its overlimit fee.

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Product Rate Change Last week
Balance Transfer Cards 15.66%  0.01 15.67%
Cash Back Cards 16.36% --0.00 16.36%
Low Interest Cards 10.87% --0.00 10.87%

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