10/13/2010 01:57 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Slideshow: Top 5 Balance Transfer Offers, Fall 2010

With regulation and competition forcing credit card companies to work a little harder for their money, banks have started rolling out all kinds of offers to get your business. One of the areas where this has become the most apparent is balance transfers, since this is the best way for them to undermine competitors, steal away your business, and potentially get your deposits as well. And with so many Americans suffering from credit card and other debts, this is a perfect time to take advantage of these offers.

Here are a few of NerdWallet's best picks for credit cards that will help you cut back on interest payments and buy some breathing room.

Top 5 Balance Transfer Credit Cards