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One of the most competitive corners in personal finance over the last year has been the credit card market.
Various providers have battled for a slice of the lucrative market, with introductory 0% offers rising to record levels in both the balance transfer and purchase markets.
Figures show that Britons have become more wary of taking on debt since the beginning of the financial downturn, but, when used correctly, credit cards are still an effective payment method.
There are a number of different credit cards on the market aimed at different types of customers, and by plumping the card that best suits your needs, you could save yourself a sizeable sum.
To help you along your way, Moneyfacts.co.uk presents a run down of some of the best credit cards currently on the market.
Best for balance transfers
Best for new purchases
Best for Low rate cards
Best for cashback
Only a handful of credit cards offer cashback as a rewards scheme.
For a rundown of all of the best credit cards the market has to offer, check out the Moneyfacts.co.uk Best Buy tables.
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