Apple Card base APR lowered by 2% for some users
What you need to know
- Several users are reporting that their Apple Card interest rate has changed.
- It seems the rate may have dropped from 12.49% to 10.99%.
- The move may be a response to the coronavirus pandemic.
A report suggests that several Apple Card users are seeing their interest rates dropping from 12.49% to 10.99%.
According to MacRumors:
Apple has also recently stated that Apple Cardholders will be able to defer their April payments without interest due to the coronavirus pandemic, having done the same thing in March. from that report:
Apple's Card support document, last updated April 1, 2020, still states the following:
We can also confirm that some users are seeing drops of 2% from other APR values as well, so it looks like these changes may be more widespread for some.
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