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No other card comes close to Platinum's pile of perks, services, fee refunds, and exclusives. But few other cards come close to Platinum's annual fee, either.
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You won't get rewards or perks or concierge service with this credit card, but you will get the industry's lowest interest rate.
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Don't just pocket your credit card rewards. With this card you can easily put them to work in an investment account.
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