Tucson, AZ – October 9, 2018 – Combining a low interest rate with a personalized card design feature gave the Hughes Federal Credit Union VisaÒ Platinum Card a top spot in CardRates.com’s “10 Best Credit Union Credit Cards of 2018,” published September 26, 2018. CardRates.com is an online financial resource aimed at educating consumers on credit cards and encouraging better credit decisions.
With large national banks facing issues of consumer trust, CardRates.com focused on the differences between banks and credit unions and recognized the Hughes Platinum Visa credit card for features that have helped give it an edge over big banks: its low interest rate and customizable card design feature, Design a Card.
“One of the things I love about our cards is that you can upload a photo of your own – or choose one of ours – to customize your card,” described Danielle Gomez, Marketing Manager. “I think that makes it really personal, and you can show your style and interests.”
“You shouldn’t have to sacrifice personalization just because you want a card with a great low interest rate,” said Carla Craig, VP Operation Support. “Hughes is always looking to provide options for customization across all of our products and services, so we’re happy to hear that we’ve been recognized for giving our members the option to make something their own.”
Besides its customization feature, CardRates.com also highlighted the Hughes Platinum Visa credit card’s one low interest rate, no annual fee and limits of up to $25,000. “Hughes is dedicated to making a positive difference in the financial lives of our members and that means offering better products and services,” says Craig. “The Hughes Platinum Visa card has no gimmicks, just savings upfront.”
Hughes Federal Credit Union
Established 66 years ago, Hughes Federal Credit Union is a locally-owned and member-owned financial cooperative with more than 125,000 members and $1.2 billion dollars in assets. Hughes is rated #1 by Forbes in their inaugural best in-state bank and credit union ranking, has a “Superior” 5-Star Bauer Financial rating and is one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. It is rated A+ and has been accredited by the Better Business Bureau since 1974. Hughes been named Arizona’s Best Credit Union in Forbes 2018 “Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions” list. This Credit Union is federally-insured by the National Credit Union Administration. For more information about Hughes Federal Credit Union, please visit HughesFCU.org, or follow Hughes at Facebook.com/HughesFCU and Twitter.com/HughesFCU.
Kellie Terhune Neely