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Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Rewards Rate Unlimited 1.5% Cash Back on every purchase, every day
  • Bonus Cash One-time $150 cash bonus after you spend $500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening
  • Cash Back Details No minimums for redeeming and cash back won't expire for the life of the account
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • One-time $150 cash bonus after you spend $500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening
  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, every day
  • Use your Quicksilver card and get 50% back as a statement credit on your monthly Spotify Premium subscription, now through April 2018
  • No rotating categories or sign-ups needed to earn cash rewards; plus, cash back won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how much you can earn
  • 0% intro APR on purchases for 9 months; 13.99%-23.99% variable APR after that
  • Balance transfers also have a 0% intro APR for 9 months; 13.99%-23.99% variable APR after that; a 3% fee applies to each balance transferred
  • Pay no annual fee or foreign transaction fees

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Discover it® Cashback Match™

 

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  • Cashback Match™ Get a dollar-for-dollar match of all the rewards you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically*
  • EARN Up to 5% cash back in bonus categories, 1% on everything else*
  • Redeem Any amount, any time. Cash back rewards never expire*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good Credit
  • Card Brand Discover

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-628-1537
  • New! Free Social Security Number alerts, we’ll monitor thousands of risky websites when you sign up.*
  • You could turn $150 into $300 with Cashback Match™. Get a dollar-for-dollar match of all the cash back you’ve earned at the end of your first year, automatically.
  • Earn 5% cash back in rotating categories each quarter like gas stations, Amazon.com, restaurants, wholesale clubs and more, up to the quarterly maximum each time you activate. Plus, 1% cash back on all other purchases.
  • Redeem your cash back for any amount, any time. Cash rewards never expire.
  • 100% U.S. based customer service.
  • Get your FICO® Credit Score for free on monthly statements, on mobile and online.
  • No annual fee.
  • Click "APPLY NOW" to see rates, rewards, FICO® Credit Score terms, Cashback Match™ details & other information.

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Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa® Card

 

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  • Rewards Rate Unlimited 1.5% Cash Back*
  • Sign Up Bonus Earn $200 cash rewards bonus*
  • Cell Phone Protection Covers damage & theft, up to $600 per claim*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Good/Excellent
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn a $200 cash rewards bonus after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months
  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash rewards on purchases
  • Enjoy 1.8% cash rewards on qualified mobile wallet purchases, like Apple Pay® or Android Pay™, during the first 12 months from account opening
  • No category restrictions or sign ups and cash rewards don't expire as long as your account remains open
  • Get up to $600 protection on your cell phone (subject to $25 deductible) against covered damage or theft when you pay your monthly cellular telephone bill with your Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa® Card
  • 0% Intro APR for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a 13.99%-25.99% variable APR; balance transfer fees apply
  • $0 Annual Fee
  • Select "Apply Now" to learn more about the product features, terms, and conditions

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Bank of America® Cash Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Bonus Cash $150 online cash rewards bonus after you spend at least $500 on purchases in the first 90 days of account opening
  • Rewards Rate 3% on gas & 2% at grocery stores/wholesale clubs on up to the first $2,500 in combined grocery/wholesale club/gas purchases each quarter
  • Redemption Bonus Get a 10% Cash Back Bonus when you redeem into your Bank of America account
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-716-6383
  • No annual fee
  • $150 online cash rewards bonus after you spend at least $500 on purchases in the first 90 days of account opening
  • Earn 1% cash back on every purchase, 2% at grocery stores and wholesale clubs, and 3% on gas for the first $2,500 in combined grocery/wholesale club/gas purchases each quarter
  • No changing categories and no expiration on rewards
  • 0% Introductory APR for 12 billing cycles for purchases AND for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days, then, 13.99% - 23.99% Variable APR. 3% fee (min $10) applies to balance transfers
  • Get a 10% customer bonus every time you redeem your cash back into a Bank of America® checking or savings account
  • If you're a Preferred Rewards client, you can increase that bonus to 25% - 75%

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Citi® Double Cash Card – 18 month BT offer

 

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  • Rewards Rate Earn 1% on Purchases & 1% on Payments
  • No Limits or Restrictions No Cash Back Limits & Your Rewards Won't Expire
  • Redeem Cash Back Receive a Check, Statement Credit, or Gift Cards
  • Annual Fee $0*
  • Credit Needed Excellent, Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 888-343-4081 TTY: Use Relay Service
  • Earn cash back twice on every purchase with unlimited 1% cash back when you buy, plus an additional 1% as you pay for those purchases.
  • Balance Transfers do not earn cash back
  • 0% Intro  APR on Balance Transfers for 18 months. After that, the variable APR will be 14.49% - 24.49% based on your creditworthiness
  • Click 'Apply Now' to see the applicable balance transfer fee and how making a balance transfer impacts interest on purchases.
  • No categories to track, no caps on cash back, no annual fee*

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Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

 

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  • Welcome Offer $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Bonus Cash Back 3% at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases*
  • Rewards Rates 2% cash back at U.S. gas stations and at select U.S. department stores, 1% back on other purchases.
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 866-901-8258
  • $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • No annual fee.
  • 3% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 per year in purchases, then 1%).
  • 2% cash back at U.S. gas stations and at select U.S. department stores, 1% back on other purchases.
  • Low intro APR: 0% for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable rate, currently 13.99% to 24.99%.
  • Expanding merchant acceptance: Over 1 million more places in the U.S. started accepting American Express® Cards in the last year.
  • Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be easily redeemed for statement credits, gift cards, and merchandise.
  • Terms Apply.
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Chase Freedom Unlimited®

 

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  • Rewards Rate Unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase - it's automatic!
  • Sign-up Bonus Earn a $150 Bonus after you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening.
  • Cash Back Details No minimum to redeem for cash back
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase – it's automatic
  • Earn a $150 Bonus after you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening
  • 0% Intro APR for 15 months from account opening on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable APR of 15.99-24.74%. Balance transfer fee is 5% of the amount transferred, $5 minimum
  • No minimum to redeem for cash back
  • Cash Back rewards do not expire as long as your account is open
  • No annual fee

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By: | Jul 17, 2016

I already have a chase freedom card. But I want to get a chase freedom unlimited card. Would that be the best option or should I go with another card holder company

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By: Hemant Deokar | Aug 5, 2016

Go for Discover it® Cashback Match™ card its awesome for cash back + deals.

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By: | Jun 18, 2016

Looking for the best card to purchase a cruise, airline tickets and hotel. We have excellent credit.

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By: CompareCards | Jun 20, 2016

You'll need a card that offers flexible travel rewards if you wish to redeem for cruises, airfare, and hotels. Three cards that you should consider are the BankAmericard Travel Rewards, Chase Sapphire Preferred, and the Capital One Venture.

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By: | Jun 14, 2016

Hi. I need the best cash back card that is a VISA. I feel like the Chase Freedom Unlimited is the best cash-back option. I need it to be a Visa though, because it functions as my family card and I do a lot of shopping at Costco. I think the Freedom Unlimited is a Visa, but really that's really just a guess because I can't see the logo and there's no mention of Visa in the card description. Does anyone know for sure?

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By: CompareCards | Jun 15, 2016

You are right that the Chase Freedom Unlimited is an excellent option for cash back and it's also a Visa credit card. It comes with unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase and one of the biggest cash back sign up bonuses; $150 after you spend $500 in the first 3 months.

By: Lance Mellon | Jun 9, 2017

Get the Costco Citi Visa card at Costco. Lots of cash back! I forget how much but something like 4% on all gas anywhere, 3% groceries anywhere and 1% on everything else. That and my 6% American Express Blue Card is a great combo!

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By: | Jun 7, 2016

have discover card like

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By: | May 28, 2016

Hi there, my husband is starting up a Pool & Outdoor Living construction business. We want the biggest bang for our buck as far as $0 annual fee but we are wanting to get cash back for family vacations. Thoughts and which is the best to get?

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By: CompareCards | May 31, 2016

HI April,

If you are looking for a personal credit card, the Citi Double Cash is an excellent cash back card for earning rewards on your everyday expenses. This card comes with no annual fee and you will earn 1% cash back on purchases and another 1% cash back when you make a payment.

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By: | Apr 23, 2016

What is considered good or excellent credit score?

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By: CompareCards | Apr 25, 2016

Hi Whitney,

A good credit score is usually considered to be anything from the upper 600s to around the mid 700s. Once your score gets to be in the mid to high 700s and into the 800s, your credit is considered excellent.

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By: | Apr 20, 2016

I am interested in the Citi Double Cash Back card. Can you please tell me is the card Visa or Mastercard? Also doe the card have any foreign transaction fees?

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By: CompareCards | Apr 25, 2016

Hi Adam,

The Citi Double Cash is a MasterCard and it does come with a 3% foreign transaction fee.

By: Lee Rice | May 16, 2016

I love my citibank card and its cash back. But, I am looking for a card to transfer my balances. I saw one today where there was 16 months no interest. That is what I need to pay off my cards. We need these cards but only if we pay them off each month which I have always done until I lost my husband

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By: | Apr 16, 2016

I have the Blue Cash back American Express rewards card. I end up getting about $60 dollars cash back every month. I usually spend about a $1000.... not bad ah?

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By: | Mar 27, 2016

My daughter has never had a credit card. She needs one to travel for work. What card has the best rewards if she were to use it for all of her expenses--travel, fixed living expenses, entertainment and purchases?

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By: CompareCards | Mar 29, 2016

If it is your daughter's first credit card then she will probably not be able to get approved for a premium travel rewards credit cards that will offer her the best benefits. In fact, if she has no credit, she will probably have to start with a secured credit card. The Discover it Secured Credit Card would be her best option because it is the only secured card that also offers cash back. Plus, there is no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees.

Picture of Cory Stephens

By: | Feb 28, 2016

Yes I am looking at the Citi Double Cash card and I have a question. I am wanting to put my wife on as a joint account holder to help build her credit back up. My score is 805 and my wife's score is around 660 I believe. How do you think this will affect my approval knowing this particular card requires excellent credit?

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By: CompareCards | Feb 29, 2016

Hi Cory,

The Citi Double Cash is an excellent choice for cash back! If you add your wife as an authorized user on the account, it will help her build credit as long as you use the card responsibly. Adding her as an authorized user won't impact your approval, because as the primary account holder, you will ultimately be the one responsible for all of the charges made.

By: Jason Lloyd | Mar 19, 2016

Easy to get around if your worried. Apply alone and add the authorized user after the fact. Then you don't have to wonder.

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About Cash Back Credit Cards – Find the Best Cashback Credit Cards

Cash back credit cards, as their name implies, reward you with cash back for using the card. That makes them one of the most popular kinds of rewards cards because it’s like getting an extra discount on every purchase.

When looking for a cash back credit card you will want to keep in mind, however, that the biggest factors impacting any credit card are those that affect your interest rate and any standard fees and charges. If you get a card with too high of an interest rate or too expensive of an annual fee, it might undermine the whole point of trying to receive extra cash. The cash you get back with your cash back credit card should be viewed as an added perk. In other words, the best cashback credit card for you should allow you to enjoy that perk based on its fundamental ability to provide cash rewards in a relatively short amount of time.

Check our expert ratings, compare cards, and locate the top cash back credit cards which deliver the best all-around benefits – moderately low interest rate, universal cash back option and potentially one with no cap on the amount of cash back that can be earned. Most cash back credit cards will generally offer anywhere from 1% to 5% cash back – and will have guidelines regarding how much cash you can earn during a given timeframe. But if you pick your card wisely and then use it responsibly a cash back credit card is just like having an automatic savings plan or piggy bank tied to your purchase activity.

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