As the prime rate hovers at historic lows, credit card issuers have to rely on great signup bonuses and other incentives, which have led to some of this year’s best credit card offers.
Foster City, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011
CardRatings.com releases its 2011 Editor’s Choice Awards, showcasing the editor’s picks for best credit cards across a number of categories. Winners were carefully chosen by credit card industry expert and CardRatings.com founder Curtis Arnold. He also explains the features – from lengthy introductory periods with no interest to generous travel points for each dollar of purchases – that landed each card among the editor’s top picks.
Winners in Part 1 of CardRatings.com’s 2011 Editor’s Choice Awards are, in no particular order:
- Fidelity Investment Rewards American Express
- Capital One Cash
- Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express
Best Airline/Travel Credit Cards
- Capital One Venture Rewards
- PenFed Travel AmEx
- Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
Best Low-Interest Credit Cards
- Iberia Bank Visa Classic
- Simmons First Visa Platinum
- USAA Rate Advantage
Best Low Introductory Rate Credit Cards
- Citi Platinum Select
- Discover More Card
- Slate from Chase
Part 2 of the 2011 Editor’s Choice Awards will be released December 5, announcing winners in more categories, including credit cards for fair-credit borrowers and innovative programs from card issuers.
“As the prime rate hovers at historic lows, credit card issuers have to rely on great signup bonuses and other incentives, which have led to some of this year’s best credit card offers,” wrote Arnold in an article announcing the winning cards. “They’re hungry to get back in the game and will to go to unprecedented lengths to attract the best consumers to their portfolios.”
To read more about the winners and get Arnold’s prediction on trends consumers can expect to see in 2012 for each credit card category, read CardRatings.com’s 2011 Editor’s Choice Awards.
CardRatings.com is the leading comprehensive free source for comparing credit card offers and has been educating consumers on credit cards since 1998. The site regularly reports on consumer credit and debt issues and publishes editor and consumer reviews of balance transfer cards, student credit cards, gas credit cards and more. These resources allow consumers to compare and identify the credit cards best suited to their needs, get the best rates available and effectively lower their debt. CardRatings.com is owned and operated by QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: QNST), one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that best meet their needs. The company is a leader in visitor-friendly marketing practices. For more information, please visit QuinStreet.com.