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These 4 Credit Cards Have The Most Fees

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These 4 Credit Cards Have The Most Fees

Who doesn't love saving money? Whether it is saving a few bucks at the pump from low oil prices, making use of coupons and promotions at stores or buying generic and store branded food items that more often than not taste similar to name brands and are cheaper, savings create a plethora of positive feelings.

There is one overlooked area where consumers can save lots of money, however: credit cards. Aside from paying a bill on time and in full, consumers can save money by selecting a credit card that is associated with lower fees.

Some of the fees that credit card companies charge consumers include an annual fee, foreign exchange transaction fee, cash advance fees, over-limit fees and returned payment fees, among others.

A Few Fees And Names

According to CreditCards.com, these are the credit cards with the most fees attached.

  • Credit One Visa Platinum: 11 fees
  • Club Carlson Business Rewards Visa: 11 fees
  • First Premier Bank Credit Card: 12 fees
  • First Premier Bank Secured MasterCard: 12 fees

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The all-things credit card related blog also singled out these credit cards as having the fewest fees attached.

  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union Promise Visa – 0 fees
  • SonyCard Visa from Capital One: 2 fees
  • Capital One Platinum card: 2 fees
  • Capital One Secured MasterCard: 2 fees
  • Journey Student Rewards from Capital One: 2 fees
  • Spark Miles Select by Capital One: 2 fees
  • Spark Classic from Capital One: 2 fees
  • Capital One Spark Cash Select for Business: 2 fees

"You're just going to pay a fee for some things," CreditCards.com quoted Martin Lynch, director of education for Cambridge Credit Counseling, as saying. "But comparison shopping for cards in the first place is good idea. Before you enter into a card agreement, you have to know what the fees are."

Tradeable Names

  • Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF)
  • Credit One Financial Inc (OTC: COFI)
  • Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA)
  • Visa Inc (NYSE: V)

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