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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

 

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  • Bonus Rewards 60,000 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 $95
  • Credit Needed Excellent
  • Card Brand Visa®

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  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel

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Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Bonus Miles One-time bonus of 50,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $500 in travel
  • Rewards Rate 2 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • Hotel Bonus Rewards Earn unlimited 10x miles on hotels when you pay with your Venture card at hotels.com/venture
  • Annual Fee $0 intro for first year; $95 after that
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 50,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $500 in travel
  • Earn 2X miles on every purchase, every day. Plus earn 10X miles on thousands of hotels, through January 2020; learn more at hotels.com/venture
  • Named 'The Best Travel Card' by CNBC, 2018
  • Receive up to $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime; no blackout dates. Plus transfer your miles to over 12 leading travel loyalty programs
  • Miles won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how many you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $95 after that

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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
  • Intro APR 0% for 15 Months on Purchases and Balance Transfers
  • 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®

Highlights

  • 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
  • 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 15 months; 15.74%-25.74% variable APR after that
  • 0% intro APR on balance transfers for 15 months; 15.74%-25.74% variable APR after that; 3% fee on the amounts transferred within the first 15 months
  • Pay no annual fee or foreign transaction fees

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Discover it® Cash Back

 

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  • 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 Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter up to the quarterly maximum, when you activate*
  • Redeem Any amount, any time. Cash back rewards never expire*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Discover

Highlights

  • INTRO OFFER: Discover will match ALL the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically. There's no signing up. And no limit to how much is matched.
  • Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter like gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, Amazon.com and more up to the quarterly maximum, each time you activate.
  • Plus, earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases - automatically.
  • Redeem cash back any amount, any time. Rewards never expire.
  • Use your rewards at Amazon.com checkout.
  • Get an alert if we find your Social Security number on any of thousands of Dark Web sites.* Activate for free.
  • No annual fee.
  • See Rates & Fees

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Discover it® Balance Transfer

 

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  • Introductory APR 0% for 18 months on balance transfers & 0% for 6 months on purchases*
  • Rewards Rate Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter up to the quarterly maximum, when you activate*
  • Ongoing APR 13.49% - 24.49% Variable*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Discover

Highlights

  • INTRO OFFER: Discover will match ALL the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically. There's no signing up. And no limit to how much is matched.
  • Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter like gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, Amazon.com and more up to the quarterly maximum, each time you activate. Plus, earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases - automatically.
  • Redeem cash back any amount, any time. Rewards never expire.
  • 100% U.S. based customer service.
  • Get your free Credit Scorecard with your FICO® Credit Score, number of recent inquiries and more.
  • Get an alert if we find your Social Security number on any of thousands of Dark Web sites.* Activate for free.
  • No annual fee.
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Bank of America® Cash Rewards credit card - $200 Cash Rewards Offer

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 15 billing cycles
  • Intro BT APR 0% Intro APR for 15 billing cycles for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days
  • Regular APR 15.74% - 25.74% Variable APR on purchases and balance transfers
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-716-6383
  • No annual fee
  • $200 online cash rewards bonus after you make at least $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days of account opening
  • Earn 3% cash back in the category of your choice, 2% at grocery stores and wholesale clubs (up to $2,500 in combined choice category/grocery store/wholesale club quarterly purchases) and unlimited 1% on all other purchases
  • 0% Introductory APR for 15 billing cycles for purchases, and for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days. After the intro APR offer ends, 15.74% - 25.74% Variable APR will apply. A 3% fee (min $10) applies to all balance transfers
  • No expiration on rewards
  • If you're a Preferred Rewards member, you can earn 25% - 75% more cash back on every purchase

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BankAmericard® credit card

 

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  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% Intro APR for 18 billing cycles for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 18 billing cycles
  • Regular APR 14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR on purchases and balance transfers
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-483-4499
  • 0% Introductory APR for 18 billing cycles for purchases, and for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days. After the intro APR offer ends, 14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR will apply. A 3% fee (min $10) applies to all balance transfers
  • No annual fee
  • No penalty APR. Paying late won't automatically raise your interest rate (APR). Other account pricing and terms apply
  • Access your FICO® Score for free within Online Banking or your Mobile Banking app

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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Rewards Rate 1.25 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% intro on purchases for 12 months
  • Regular Purchase APR 13.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • $0 annual fee and no foreign transaction fees
  • Earn a bonus of 20,000 miles once you spend $1,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $200 in travel
  • Earn 1.25X miles on every purchase, every day
  • Earn 10X miles on thousands of hotels, through January 2020; learn more at hotels.com/venture
  • Transfer your miles to over 12 leading travel loyalty programs
  • Enjoy 0% intro APR on purchases for 12 months; 13.74% - 23.74% variable APR after that
  • Travel when you want with no blackout dates and fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Miles won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how many you can earn

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Wells Fargo Propel American Express® card

 

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  • Rewards Rate Earn 3X points on eating out and ordering in, 3X points on gas stations, rideshares and transit, and 3X points on travel including flights, hotels, homestays and car rentals. Earn 1X points on other purchases.
  • Introductory APR 0% for 12 months on purchases and qualifying balance transfers
  • Ongoing APR 15.49%-27.49% (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand American Express

Highlights

  • Earn 30,000 bonus points when you spend $3,000 in purchases in the first 3 months – that’s a $300 cash redemption value
  • $0 annual fee and no foreign currency conversion fee
  • Earn 3X points on eating out and ordering in
  • Earn 3X points on travel including flights, hotels, homestays and car rentals
  • Earn 3X points on gas stations, rideshares and transit
  • Earn 3X points on popular streaming services
  • Earn 1X points on other purchases
  • Select "Apply Now" to learn more about the product features, terms and conditions
  • See Rates & Fees

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Bank of America® Travel Rewards Visa® credit card

 

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  • Rewards Rate Earn unlimited 1.5 points per $1 spent on all purchases
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 12 billing cycles
  • Regular APR 16.74% - 24.74% Variable APR on purchases and balance transfers
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed 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
  • 25,000 online bonus points after you make at least $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days of account opening - that can be a $250 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. After the intro APR ends, 16.74% - 24.74% Variable APR will apply
  • If you're a Preferred Rewards member, you can earn 25% - 75% more points on every purchase

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Picture of Butch Ballot

By: | Jan 3, 2018

I have many credit cards. Since the day plastic money came about, I pay my balance in full every month. I never have paid any interest. That's my American way. Banks don't like that, but I love it!

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By: Kong Sorsinxay | Feb 13, 2018

I have many credit cards too, and I use them on a regularly and pay all my bills in full.

By: Ken Davis | Feb 26, 2018

I don't even carry cash anymore...

By: Caldwell Alana | Mar 3, 2018

You are so Right about the banks and I totally agree with you about paying off the balances each and every month.

Picture of Patricia Thomas

By: | Jan 3, 2018

I have the AMEX card. I have received over $800 in credits so far. I love it!

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By: Teri G. Radillo | Feb 10, 2018

What particular Amer Xpress card are you referring to, thx

Picture of Sally Seeger

By: | Dec 24, 2017

I have the Discover It card and I can't believe the cash back credits that I receive! A week ago I had a $40 credit to my Amazon purchase. This happens a lot. This is the greatest credit card I have ever had! If you can get it, do so. Especially if you like to use Amazon.

Picture of Robin Smith-ricks

By: | Dec 10, 2017

I have Chase Freedom which I love and use primarily, like others said the 1.5% back on everything is really easy and straight forward. I also have Chase Amazon that give me 3% back on purchases with them and 1% everywhere else. I used Chase Slate to pay off some old debt with the 0% interest offer. I had Capital one quicksilver which also offered 1.5% back on all purchases. My go to is my Chase Freedom,

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By: Charles Cooley | Dec 22, 2017

Robin you are so right. Chase has the best cards ever.

Picture of Stacy Green-Wright

By: | Dec 7, 2017

I have Capital One Venture, BofA Cashback, Citibank Double CashCard, American Express Blue Card Rewards, Discover IT CashBack, PenFed Cash Rewards, And 3 Navy Federal Credit Union Credit Cards all with great limits. I use Capital One Venture the most for the points since it 2 miles per dollar. Even though it's a 95.00 annual fee after the first year, I'ts still my favorite to use to rack up travel points. All of my cards are great.

Picture of R Kenneth ONeal

By: | Nov 19, 2017

I have the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Freedom Unlimited, and Chase Slate, along with the Discover It, and Capitol One Quicksilver, and some local bank cards. For me, the Freedom Unlimited is the best non premium card there is, as theres no annual fee and its 1.5% cashback on any and everything. I don't like having to think about categories and when discounts are at their peak. With the Freedom Unl, I just swipe it and don't worry about that. My CSP is for dining and traveling. I use it at every place I eat. The 2x points are great, and those are my two go to cards for everything. Freedom and CSP. One day, Ill get the Reserve.

Picture of Barbara Pittman Beane

By: | Nov 17, 2017

Blue Cash Everyday from American Express provides a competitive 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% cash back on other purchases. I love the card. My Score runs 788 to 800 thank you AMEX.

Picture of Tara Angelique Vickers

By: | Oct 17, 2017

This is amazing, Thank you for the advice on the cards and about the cards! (:

Picture of Tom Sullivan

By: | Oct 12, 2017

We have the Venture card and it works just like they say for hotels rentals etc. We put everything on it including business expenses. We currently have over 1,000.000 miles.

Picture of Donald G Powell

By: | Oct 9, 2017

Capital One Quicksilver offers 1.5% back on purchases of ANYTHING! I use it to pay bills, buy groceries, at restaurants, ad infinitum. Great card... I use it almost exclusively.

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By: Wayne Goss | Oct 12, 2017

If you pay the balance monthly as I do, the Citi Double Cash card pays you back 2% of every purchase. No annual fee. It's the best thing since ice cream! I DO use it exclusively.

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