September 16, 2008
Michael Sheehan

Physician's Money Digest, August31 2003, Volume 10, Issue 16


Many students beginning theircollege years are easy prey for creditcard pitches. While most studentcredit cards come with sky-high interestrates, the Chase Platinum Master-Card for students (800-648-4833; offersan introductory rate of just 5.99% forthe first 6 months and prime plus9.99% after that. At current rates,that works out to 13.99%, which iscompetitive with the national average.The student's credit line starts at$500 and is capped at $4000, with noannual fee. Students earnpoints for each dollar they spend,which they can redeem at stores likeStarbucks and the Gap. For moreinformation on credit card deals, goto