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National credit card rates

Here's a look at the state of credit card rates from's weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts conducted March 31, 2010.

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Rates: 13.70 percent (all fixed); 13.97 percent (all variable)

The average variable APR for purchases on credit cards rose this week 7 basis points from 13.90 percent. The mean fixed rate remained unchanged at 13.70 percent.

People with Visa-branded Macy's cards will receive replacement cards by the end of this year. Macy's is co-branding a new store card with American Express, the Associated Press reports. Citigroup, which issued the Visa-branded cards, will also issue the new cards. The switch won't cause any account changes for cardholders or to the loyalty rewards program.

You can find your best credit card deal -- by type -- at Bankrate's interactive tool.

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-- Leslie McFadden


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Product Rate Change Last week
Balance Transfer Cards 15.86% --0.00 15.86%
Cash Back Cards 16.37% --0.00 16.37%
Low Interest Cards 11.10% --0.00 11.10%
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