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Credit Cards Bait

November 29, 2007
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Credit Card Applications with Teaser Rates

Most of us have got accustomed to getting presents at certain moments in our lives - on Christmas, birthday, Thanksgiving Day and others. So, we always expect something special from our relatives and friends. And what can be greater when something very special is presented by our everyday financial partners - credit card companies and banks?

Credit card issuers are becoming more loyal and generous as compared to until very recent times when creditors were cutting down rewards programs and penalizing you for every little mistake you make.

Today such companies as Citibank, Chase and Discover bank are taking a firm step towards rolling out promotion programs designed to attract more customers.

The respond from the customers is the rapidly growing number of credit card applications filled out and, naturally, greater revenues.

However, consumers, knowing how to best use creditors' gifts also can turn out financial gainers. So, can you claim you are a successful and smart credit card holder? If yes, you no doubt realize that to get the best from credit cards' teaser rates and rewards, you have to collect yourself and demonstrate strong discipline only for some certain period of time.

Most often, this time occurs on holidays. So, what are the new and teaser credit card offers that a profit-looking customer will make advantage of?

First, give up all doubts as to the credibility and validity of the so lucrative credit card rates and rewards as their setters advertise. Yes, 25,000 bonus points, as compared to the mere 10,000 or even 5,000 rewards points not so long ago, have become an easily attainable rewards addition to your Citibank PremierPass Elite Level MasterCard.

How will a smart cardholder get these points? A smart cardholder will spend $500 on his plastic within the period of two months. This requirement fulfilled, he or she will be granted 25,000 bonus points redeemable for a return ticket!

Now, what about bonus miles, so admired by most credit cardholders? Let's face it - such reward types as cash back and frequent flyer miles go as the most demanded and searched for incentives.

Are you one of the seekers for these rewards, aiming to save on your numerous business flights? Well, the Citi's teaser offer from AAdvantage Gold or Platinum MasterCard brings you a whole of 40,000 bonus miles provided you put certain amount on the card within two years.

You are almost as lucky with Chase bank that has joined Citibank in its roll out of teaser credit card terms and rewards. So, Chase customers will certainly feel better on gaining 21,000 bonus miles after spending a definite amount on United Mileage Plus card.

With all this, every cardholder aiming at gain should know that the unfaulty fulfillment of the creditor's teaser terms depends on how accurately he or she meets the preset requirements - spend a certain amount on the card and spend it within a set period. This period is normally short but if you do everything right, you will make the best credit card deal in years!

However, no matter which company you are a customer of and what teaser terms it offers, such obligations as making full and timely credit card payments and staying within the credit limit available remain the major and unquestionable conditions determining the overall success of your deal.

Look for credit card applications with teaser terms at the companies mentioned above but do it at the due time. Any holiday shopping season implies you will be showered with countless incentives designed to make your deal the most profitable bargain.

Only keep to the requirements and you will be in the driver's seat.

Disclaimer: This editorial content is not provided or commissioned by the credit card issuer(s). Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of the credit card issuer(s), and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the credit card issuer(s). Reasonable efforts are made to present accurate information, however all information is presented without warranty. Consult a card's issuing bank for the terms & conditions.
All rates and fees, and other terms and conditions of the products mentioned in this article/post are actual as of the last update date but are subject to change. See the current products' Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
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