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National credit card rates for May 21, 2015

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  • All fixed: 13.02%
  • All variable: 15.85%

Credit card rates were unchanged this week in Bankrate's survey of national interest rates.

The average annual percentage rate, or APR, for fixed-rate cards was 13.02 percent, where it has held for more than two years. The average APR for variable-rate credit cards was 15.85 percent for the second consecutive week.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently announced that PayPal has agreed to pay $25 million to settle allegations that the online payments company illegally signed up users for unwanted online credit.




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Product Rate Change Last week
Balance Transfer Cards 16.12%  0.05 16.07%
Cash Back Cards 16.45%  0.01 16.44%
Low Interest Cards 11.23%  0.02 11.21%
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