Credit card interest rates for Dec. 27, 2012

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  • 14.02% (all fixed)
  • 14.59% (all variable)

For all the credit card users -- naughty as well as nice -- Santa Claus delivered no change to credit card rates this week. The average annual percentage rate for variable-rate credit cards is still 14.59 percent, according to Bankrate's latest survey of interest rates. The average APR for fixed-rate credit cards stayed steady at 14.02 percent for the 10th straight week.

Single people are increasingly judging dates by their credit scores, The New York Times reported this week. Unfortunately, high student loans and poor financial decisions are stalling their relationships, as suitors wait for their credit scores to improve, according to the story.

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