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Discover it® Miles - Unlimited 1.5x Rewards Card

 

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  • Bonus Rewards We'll match all the rewards you earn at the end of your first year – new card members only
  • Rewards Rate 1.5 Miles per $1 Spent*
  • Redeeming is Easy Redeem rewards for cash or travel credit
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
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  • Card Brand Discover

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  • Unlimited 1.5x rewards on every purchase, every day. For every $1 you spend, you earn 1.5x Miles.
  • We'll match all the rewards new cardmembers have earned at the end of their first year. No purchase caps or minimums. No signing up. And no limit. New cardmembers only.
  • Redeem your rewards in any amount for cash or a travel credit. You'll always get $1 for every 100 Miles you've earned.
  • Get your FICO® Credit Score for free on monthly statements, on mobile and online.
  • 100% U.S. based customer service. Talk to a real person any time.
  • No Annual Fee.
  • Click "Apply Now" to see rates, rewards, FICO® Credit Score terms, Discover Match® details & other information.

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards® Credit Card

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0% for 12 billing cycles
  • Rewards Rate Earn 1.5 points per $1 spent on purchases
  • Regular APR 15.24%-23.24% Variable APR on purchases and balance transfers
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-775-8735
  • Earn unlimited 1.5 points per $1 spent on all purchases, with no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees and your points don't expire
  • 20,000 online bonus points if you make at least $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days - that can be a $200 statement credit toward travel purchases
  • Use your card to book your trip how and where you want – you’re not limited to specific websites with blackout dates or restrictions
  • Redeem points for a statement credit to pay for flights, hotels, vacation packages, cruises, rental cars, or baggage fees
  • Comes with chip technology for enhanced security and protection at chip-enabled terminals
  • 0% Introductory APR for 12 billing cycles for purchases, then 15.24% - 23.24% Variable APR
  • Get an additional 10% customer points bonus on every purchase when you have an active 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*
  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% APR for 18 Months*
  • Regular Purchase APR 13.24 - 23.24% (variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
  • Credit Needed
     
    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand MasterCard

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • 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 13.24% - 23.24% 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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Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Bonus Miles 40,000 miles with minimum spending requirement*
  • Rewards Rate 2 miles per dollar*
  • Regular Purchase APR 13.24% - 23.24% (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0 intro for first year; $59 after that
  • Credit Needed
     
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    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand MasterCard

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 40,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months of approval, equal to $400 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Travel when you want with no blackout dates
  • Miles don't expire and there’s no limit to how many you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $59 after that

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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

 

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  • Bonus Rewards 50,000 bonus points
  • Rewards Rate 2X points on travel and dining
  • Bonus Perks 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Annual Fee $0 for the First Year, then $95
  • Credit Needed
     
    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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  • Card Brand Visa

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

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Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

 

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  • Welcome Offer Earn $100 back after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months*
  • Bonus Rewards 10% cash back at Amazon.com for first 6 months - up to $200
  • Reward Rate 1% Cash Back on all purchases
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 866-901-8258
  • Apply by 1/11/2017- Earn 10% cash back on purchases at Amazon.com in the first 6 months, up to $200.
  • Plus, earn $100 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within the first 3 months.
  • You will receive cash back in the form of statement credits.
  • Everyday Cash Back: 3% at U.S supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%); 2% at U.S gas stations; 1% on other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
  • No rotating reward categories. No enrollment required.
  • Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed as a statement credit. You can only earn cash back on eligible purchases.
  • No annual fee. Plus, 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 12 months, then a variable rate, currently 13.24% to 23.24%, based on your creditworthiness and other factors.
  • Terms and Conditions 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 Redeem Cash Back for any amount, anytime
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
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    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    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 14.24-23.24%. Balance transfer fee is 5% of the amount transferred, $5 minimum
  • Redeem for cash - any amount, anytime
  • Cash Back rewards do not expire as long as your account is open
  • No annual fee

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The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express

 

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  • Welcome Offer Earn 10,000 MR points after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months*
  • Bonus Rewards 2x points at US Supermarkets (up to $6,000)*
  • Bonus Multiplier Earn 20% more points by using your card 20 times each month*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
    Excellent Credit

    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 866-901-8258
  • Earn 10,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $1,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Use your Card 20 or more times on purchases in a billing period and earn 20% more points on those purchases less returns and credits. Terms and limitations apply.
  • 2x points at US supermarkets, on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1x); 1x points on other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
  • You can use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points to pay for all or part of your flight, hotel booked and paid in advance, vacation or cruise booking.
  • No annual fee. Plus, 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 12 months, then a variable rate, currently 13.24% to 23.24%, based on your creditworthiness and other factors.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.
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Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Rewards Rate Unlimited 1.5% Cash Back*
  • Bonus Cash $100 cash bonus after spending $500 in the first 3 months*
  • Cash Back Details No minimums for redeeming and cash back never expires*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
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    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand MasterCard

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • One-time $100 cash bonus after you spend $500 on purchases within 3 months of approval
  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, every day
  • No rotating categories or sign ups needed to earn cash rewards; plus, cash back doesn’t expire and there’s no limit to how much you can earn
  • 0% intro APR on purchases for 9 months; 13.24%-23.24% variable APR after that
  • Balance transfers also have a 0% intro APR for 9 months; 13.24%-23.24% variable APR after that; a 3% fee applies to each balance transferred
  • Pay no annual fee or foreign transaction fees

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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Rewards Rate 1.25 miles per dollar*
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% on purchases for 12 months
  • Regular Purchase APR 12.24% - 22.24% (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
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    Credit cards for excellent credit are intended for those with a credit score of 700 or Higher.

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    Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand MasterCard

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 20,000 miles once you spend $1,000 on purchases within 3 months of approval, equal to $200 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 1.25 miles per dollar on every purchase, every day and pay no annual fee
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Enjoy a low intro APR on purchases for 12 months; 12.24%-22.24% variable APR after that
  • Travel when you want with no blackout dates
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Miles don’t expire and there’s no limit to how many you can earn

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Reward credit cards for students can provide a simple way to manage all of those college expenses and also get something back for doing so. These credit cards allow you to earn rewards points based on what you spend. For example, you may earn one percent on the purchases you make back in cash or back in rewards that you can redeem for gift certificates, merchandise or travel rewards. Even better, some cards give you more back for specific types of purchases. For example, you may earn one percent cash back most purchases, but five percent catch back on a specific category for the month or quarter which may include gas purchases, grocery purchases, restaurants and so on. Look for those cards that give you the most for the types of purchases you make.

When selecting reward credit cards for students, consider the amount you earn, where you can redeem the points and any restrictions that apply. Some cards limit how much you can earn annually while others restrict the types of purchases that count. Many do offer great offers to get you started including bonus offers, introductory APR rates and even balance transfers. Low APR rates are important for those who carry a balance, but for those that pay off their balance in full each month, be use these credit cards to maximize your rewards. Look for annual fees, too. Many student reward credit cards will help to teach new users how to use credit wisely, by sending text reminders about payments and purchases. Use them to make living at college easier to paying for expenses simple.

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