MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 10, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank is ringing in 2003 by
dropping the introductory interest rate on new U.S. Bank credit cards to an all
time low zero percent for the first six months.
The offer is an effort to encourage consumers and businesses to become new U.S.
Bank customers and enjoy the lowest rate ever offered on balance transfers and
new purchases on consumer accounts and new purchases for businesses.
The zero percent introductory rate is available now through February 28, 2003 to
customers opening a new U.S. Bank Platinum, Platinum Travel, Classic, Business,
Business Travel, Private Client Group Platinum and Platinum Travel and Cash
Rewards Visa(R) Credit Cards.
The U.S. Bank Cash Rewards Visa, introduced in November, gives users up to one
percent cash back on purchases made with the card, similar to the U.S. Bank
Checking That Pays program that offers a cash reward for using the U.S. Bank
Visa Check Card instead of cash or checks.
Individuals can apply on the Internet at usbank.com or by visiting a U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets in excess of $174 billion, is the 8th
largest financial services holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,133 banking offices and 4,680 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line
of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment
services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is
home of the Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key
banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience.
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612/303-0732
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank