Redwood Credit Union’s Visa credit card ranks in Top 10 in U.S.

Independent rating service cites low rates, no fees & free rewards as best in nation

SANTA ROSA, CA (May 22, 2015) —, a leading independent online provider of national and local financial institution rates and personal finance products, announced this week that Redwood Credit Union’s Visa card is among the nation’s “Top 10 Best” credit union credit cards offered in the nation.

The new report notes Redwood Credit Union’s (RCU’s) Visa Card offers among the lowest rates in the nation, including a low fixed rate card at 8.99% APR and a variable rate card as low as 9.49% APR. The report also cites both options come with no annual fee, no balance transfer fee, no foreign transaction fee and a free rewards program. The combination of low rates, no fees and a robust and free rewards program caused RCU’s Visa card to earn the “Top 10 in the U.S.” status.

“I believe Redwood Credit Union offers the best credit card in the country, and when you compare our card to any competitor, I’m confident RCU’s wins out every time,” stated RCU’s President & CEO Brett Martinez. “Some card issuers lure consumers with introductory rates or special offers that offer temporary benefits, whereas RCU’s card provides exceptional value and benefits every day.”

Another unique feature of RCU’s Visa program is it allows cardholders to combine credit and debit card rewards points, which allows points to accumulate faster, allowing cardholders to redeem rewards for cash back, travel, merchandise, gift cards or make a charitable contribution.

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About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking services to those living or working in the North Bay or San Francisco. As a financial cooperative focused on people not profit, RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, investment and financial planning services and more. The Credit Union offers insurance and discount auto sales through its wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU currently has $2.5 billion in assets and serves over 242,000 Members with 17 full-service branch locations from San Francisco to Ukiah, and more than 30,000 free network ATMs nationwide. RCU has a five-star Bauer Financial rating, and is rated Excellent by Weiss Ratings. For more information, please call 1 (800) 479-7928 or visit  

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