TRENDS CREDIT CARD RATES 06.25

Shop for a lower credit-card interest rate

Shopping around for low rate credit cards has taken on greater importance these days as interest rates continue to inch up each month. A good place to look for plastic offering better rates is the World Wide Web. Several Web sites sort out and spotlight cards with competitive rates and a host of other information related to credit card use.

Here are a few places worth visiting:

- www.bankrate.com/brm/rate/brmccsearchadvanced.asp

View credit card rate data based on specific criteria, such as location and card type.

- www.cardratings.com/

Contains a bevy of credit card news and insights, and “Featured Credit Card Categories” that spotlight low rate deals.

- www.indexcreditcards.com/

Features wide variety of credit card information, including low interest, reward and business credit cards rates.

- www.quicken.com/bankingandcredit/creditcards/

Select “Credit Card Search” under tools to find and compare the best going rates.