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Balance Transfer Calculator

Pay Down Debt Faster

Carrying a credit card balance month after month? Paying high interest rates?Transferring a balance is an easy, effective way to pay down debt faster.

Our Balance Transfer Calculator will help determine how much money you could besaving just by transferring your existing credit card balance(s) to a low interest ratecredit card.

How to use the balance transfer calculator:

  1. Add the current balance of up to five credit cards you want to transfer.
  2. Add the current interest rate for each applicable credit card.
  3. Enter the intro APR and length of the intro APR for the credit card you wish totransfer your balance(s) to, such as 0% for 12 months.
  4. Enter the interest rate of the credit card you wish to transfer your balance(s) to.This will typically be a range (like 12.9% - 22.9% variable), so use a mid-range APR to be safe.
  5. Enter the annual fee and balance transfer fee for the credit card you wish to transfer your balance(s) to.
  6. Click “CALCULATE” to see your results!

How much can I save by transferring my existing credit card balance?

The exact amount you can save depends on the terms of the credit card. There are two fees associated with balance transfers: the balance transfer APR, and the balance transfer fee. The APR works just like the APR you pay for purchases (or to carry a balance). So, you’ll want to transfer your balance(s) to a card that offers 0% intro APR on balance transfers for 12-21 months. The balance transfer fee is the amount that’s charged to process each transfer. It’s charged on a per-transfer basis, and typically doesn’t exceed 5% of the amount of the transfer.

Most credit cards only offer 0% intro APR on balance transfers, or, no balance transfer fees. However, there is one card on the market that offers both options. When comparing different balance transfer credit cards, keep it simple and use common sense.

NOTE: The balance transfer calculator is a self help tool and is not intended to provide financial advice to its users. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of results when applied to a user's individual factors. Please seek professional advice regarding all personal financial issues.

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Top Balance Transfer Credit Cards

Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card – 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0%* for 12 months on Purchases*
  • Intro BT APR 0%* for 21 months on Balance Transfers*
  • Regular Purchase APR 14.74% - 24.74%* (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 877-836-4537 TTY: Use Relay Service
  • 0% Intro APR on balance transfers for 21 months from date of first transfer. All transfers must be completed in first 4 months. After that the variable APR will be 14.74% - 24.74%, based on your creditworthiness 
  • 0% Intro APR on purchases for 12 months from date of account opening. After that the variable APR will be 14.74% - 24.74%, based on your creditworthiness 
  • If you transfer a balance with this offer, after your 0% Intro purchase APR expires, both new purchases and unpaid purchase balances will automatically accrue interest until all balances, including your transferred balance, are paid in full 
  • There is a balance transfer fee of either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater 
  • $0 liability on unauthorized purchases and Citi® Identity Theft Solutions 
  • No annual fee 
  • Free access to FICO® Scores

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BankAmericard® credit card

 

Rated 4.5/5 stars by our editorial team

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3.9/5.0 from 180 Offer Ratings
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  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% Intro APR for 15 billing cycles for balance transfers made in the first 60 days
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 15 billing cycles
  • Regular APR 14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR
  • Annual Fee $0
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  • 0% Introductory APR for 15 billing cycles for purchases and for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days, then, 14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR. 3% fee (min $10) applies to balance transfers 
  • No annual fee 
  • No penalty APR. Paying late won't automatically raise your interest rate (APR). Other account pricing and terms apply. 
  • Access your FICO® Score for free within Online Banking or your Mobile Banking app

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Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees Ever

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0%* for 18 months on Purchases*
  • Intro BT APR 0%* for 18 months on Balance Transfers*
  • Regular Purchase APR 15.74% - 25.74%* (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
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    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 877-886-4537 TTY: Use Relay Service
  • The ONLY card with No Late Fees, No Penalty Rate, and No Annual Fee… EVER 
  • 0% Intro APR on Balance Transfers and Purchases for 18 months. After that, the variable APR will be 15.74% - 25.74% based on your creditworthiness 
  • There is a balance transfer fee of either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater 
  • The same great rate for all balances, after the introductory period 
  • Save time when you call with fast, personal help, 24 hours a day – just say “representative” 
  • Enjoy the convenience of setting up your own bill payment schedule on any available due date throughout the month

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Discover it® Balance Transfer

 

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  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% for 18 Months*
  • Rewards Rate Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter up to the quarterly maximum, when you activate*
  • Ongoing APR 13.74% - 24.74% Variable*
  • Annual Fee $0
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    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 888-333-5886
  • INTRO OFFER: Discover will match ALL the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically. There's no signing up. And no limit to how much is matched. 
  • Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter like gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, Amazon.com, or wholesale clubs up to the quarterly maximum each time you activate. Plus, earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases - automatically. 
  • Redeem cash back any amount, any time. Rewards never expire. 
  • 100% U.S. based customer service. 
  • Get your free Credit Scorecard with your FICO® Credit Score, number of recent inquiries and more. 
  • Receive FREE Social Security number alerts-Discover will monitor thousands of risky websites when you sign up. 
  • No annual fee.
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