Credit Card Expert Notes Industry Shifts
August 6, 2019

Enticements to switch credit cards are always changing and the benefits of various reward programs can be debated, but the importance of careful research before opening a new card remains a constant.

August 6, 2019—Foster City,, a leader in credit card ratings and reviews, just published insights into how credit card issuers have changed the way they compete for consumers over time.
CardRatings’ spokesperson, Brooklyn Lowery, explores observations with industry expert, Beverly Harzog, on:

  • The rise and fall of bonus offers
  • The presence or absence of annual fees
  • The features that really matter when it comes to choosing a credit card.

The discussion is published:
For twenty-one years, CardRatings has been helping consumers navigate credit card offers to focus on which cards offer the most relevant advantages and rewards. Brooklyn Lowery is available to comment on how welcome offers, bonuses and rewards have changed over time and what consumers should do to optimize their credit card use.

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