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HYPASS33
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Balance Transfers ( Best Card)

Ok this question is for my sister who wanting transfer balances on some high interest cards. Who scores are over 730 and gets offers daily from Chase and others. What would be the best card with a low interest rate??
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HYPASS33 wrote:
Ok this question is for my sister who wanting transfer balances on some high interest cards. Who scores are over 730 and gets offers daily from Chase and others. What would be the best card with a low interest rate??

I just got the Citi TY card it had a 12month 0% apr for 12 months on BT also .....3% for BT fee though

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Chase Slate

 

if they still have the 0% for over 12 months and no BT fee

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There's a 21 month no apr offer for the citi simplicity. There is a BT fee.

Chase slate has a 15 month no apr, no BT fee.

Other cards such as freedom has 15 months no apr, but there's a BT fee. The upside is that those cards have rewards structure as well
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+1 Slate

0% for 15 months and $0 BT fee. Makes the most sense financially.

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I have a citi simplicity, they were offering 21 mos @ 0% but they charge a 3% fee. My discover card constantly advertises the same rates but with a 18mos term.

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HYPASS33 wrote:
Ok this question is for my sister who wanting transfer balances on some high interest cards. Who scores are over 730 and gets offers daily from Chase and others. What would be the best card with a low interest rate??

CITI Diamond Preferred MasterCard...frequently offers 15-18 months, no balance transfer fee, 0% APR for the promo period. 

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For one-time balance transfers, the best cards have all been mentioned in this thread. Chase Slate, Citi Simplicity and Discover More/It in that order. 

For present and future balance transfers, Simmons First is very good. Many credit unions offer credit cards with no balance transfer fees and low balance transfer APR's as well. 

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with really good credit go to chase.com and check pre-qual... my partner got slate instant with 0% for 15 months and NO BT FEE!!

 

Same goes for Citicards.com pre-qual he got 18 months but 3% fee.

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She called chase and told them what the BT was and how much and they approved her bit she forgot to ask how much!!

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