Jul 26, 2011

Top Credit Card Issuers

Issuer’s reputation was named among the most important factors that people think about, when they choose a credit card. There is a list of major credit card issuers that are trusted by millions of people in US and around the world.

  • Bank of America is number one by the number of customers in the United States.
  • Chase (JP Morgan) is in the second position with 119 million cards in circulation.
  • Citibank is on the third place and it has 92 million cards
  • American Express is on fourth position
  • Capital One is number five
  • HSBC is the sixth worldwide credit cards company
  • Discover has about 54 million cards in circulation
  • Wells Fargo and Wachovia has 17 million cards
  • Barclays – outside US issuer is in the ninth position
  • Llyods Group – is the tenth

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Top 15 US Credit Card Issuers per on Purchase Volume (in billions of $)

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  • [...] American Express Gold Card is a charge card, which means you pay total balance each single month. You don’t carry any debts and don’t pay any interest – sounds fair. What seems rather unfair is $125 annual fee, though it waived for the first year. Anyway you get what you pay for – you get points for all purchases and they are doubled for groceries and gas during the first year. You also get insurance for lost baggage, car accidents  and other emergencies during a travel. Rewards points can be redeemed for airfare, hotels, concerts and sport events, no cash, unfortunately. [...]

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