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Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Union Credit Card

Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Union Credit Card


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  • Credit Needed Excellent
  • APR 9.25% (V)
  • Intro APR Not Offered
  • Balance Transfer APR 9.25%
  • Balance Transfer Intro APR Not Offered
  • Cash Advance APR 14.25%
  • Annual Fee None
  • Cash Advance Fee 3% of each advance ($5 minimum)
  • Balance Transfer Fee 3% of each balance transfer ($5 minimum)
  • Foreign Exchange Fee 3% of transaction amount


  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Low interest rate
  • Fraud protection/zero liablity
  • At least a 25 day grace period
  • Optional AmalgaMiles travel rewards program ($15 annual fee)
  • Fly anytime, anywhere, with no blackout dates
  • ($500 ticket max, $10 redemption fee each time you redeem earned AmalgaMiles for a travel reward equal to or greater than 20,000 Amalga Miles)

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The Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Union Credit Card offers a relatively low interest rate and a 25 day grace period.  The card also comes with an optional AmalgaMiles program that will earn you air travel and includes travel insurance at no additional cost.

Expert Reviews of the Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Union Credit Card

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  • 3.0


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The Bottom Line

The Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Union Credit Card offers a low interest rate and is available with many union logos to show your union membership. However, the card doesn't include an introductory interest rate or additional perks, unless you opt for the AmalgaMiles travel program, that comes with a $15 annual fee. There are other cards with more generous points earned per dollar spent.

The Good

The lower interest rate and no annual fee is attractive, but even more so is the flexible AmalgaMiles program which allows you to fly on any airline, anytime, with no blackout dates. For those union members who would like a way to proud displays your membership, union logos are available to personalize your card.

The Not So Good

This card doesn't provide an introductory interest rate or balance transfer.  If you elect to participate in the optional travel rewards program, you'll be charged an additional $15 annual fee, with only one point earned per dollar spent. 

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