MORE ZEROS FOR '03

September 16, 2008
Michael Sheehan

Physician's Money Digest, February15 2003, Volume 10, Issue 3

So far, 0% financing is the buzzwordof 2003. It started with cars,and now it's spreading to a wholelineup of consumer goods, fromelectronics to furniture. Just aboutevery domestic automaker is hyping0%-financing deals, and many willlet you drive away a new car withoutmaking a down payment and nothaving to make any loan paymentsfor 3 months or longer. Retailers,especially those that deal in big-ticketitems, are climbing on thebandwagon, and even credit cardcompanies are crowding into theact. Discover Card (www.discovercard.com) is offering new applicantsa card with no finance charges for thefirst 5 months of this year. Discoveralso comes with other perks—noannual fee and cash rebates on purchases.Check out Bankrate.com forother available credit card deals.