How Do Credit Card Issuing Banks Make Money?


A credit card is a plastic card which is electronically linked to a current account in the bank and allows operating both with one's own and bank's allocated financial means 24 hours a day. Credit card companies earn revenue based solely on interest paid by consumers, for example Bank of America bears the risk that customers won't pay their monthly balance, so they set interest rates and fees that if one doesn't pay off the balance, then the Bank charges certain percentage hence making money. The credit cards issued by GE Money Bank cards include Net Rewards Card, Cash Rewards Card and Low APR Cards. The latter allows you to save money on purchases.
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