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Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees Ever

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0%* for 18 months on Purchases*
  • Intro BT APR 0%* for 18 months on Balance Transfers*
  • Regular Purchase APR 15.74% - 25.74%* (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 877-886-4537 TTY: Use Relay Service
  • The ONLY card with No Late Fees, No Penalty Rate, and No Annual Fee…EVER 
  • 0% Intro APR on Balance Transfers and Purchases for 18 months. After that, the variable APR will be 15.74% - 25.74% based on your creditworthiness* 
  • There is a balance transfer fee of either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater 
  • The same great rate for all balances, after the introductory period 
  • Save time when you call with fast, personal help, 24 hours a day – just say “representative” 
  • Enjoy the convenience of setting up your own bill payment schedule on any available due date throughout the month

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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0% intro on purchases for 12 months
  • Rewards Rate 1.25 Miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • 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
  • Enjoy a one-time 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 and pay no annual fee. Plus earn 10X miles on thousands of hotels; learn more at hotels.com/venture
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Enjoy a low intro APR on purchases for 12 months; 13.74%-23.74% variable APR after that
  • Travel when you want with no blackout dates
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 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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Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card – 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0%* for 12 months on Purchases*
  • Intro BT APR 0%* for 21 months on Balance Transfers*
  • Regular Purchase APR 14.74% - 24.74%* (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 877-836-4537 TTY: Use Relay Service
  • 0% Intro APR on balance transfers for 21 months from date of first transfer. All transfers must be completed in first 4 months. After that the variable APR will be 14.74% - 24.74%, based on your creditworthiness* 
  • 0% Intro APR on purchases for 12 months from date of account opening. After that the variable APR will be 14.74% - 24.74%, based on your creditworthiness* 
  • If you transfer a balance with this offer, after your 0% Intro purchase APR expires, both new purchases and unpaid purchase balances will automatically accrue interest until all balances, including your transferred balance, are paid in full 
  • There is a balance transfer fee of either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater 
  • $0 liability on unauthorized purchases and Citi® Identity Theft Solutions 
  • No annual fee* 
  • Free access to FICO® Scores*

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Capital One® Quicksilver® Card - 0% Intro APR for 15 Months

 

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  • Introductory APR 0% for 15 months on balance transfers and purchases
  • Rewards Rate Unlimited 1.5% Cash Back on every purchase, every day
  • Regular Purchase APR 14.74% - 24.74% (Variable)
  • 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; 14.74%-24.74% variable APR after that
  • 0% intro APR on balance transfers for 15 months; 14.74%-24.74% 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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Wells Fargo Platinum Visa® Card

 

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  • Introductory APR 0% for 18 months on purchases and balance transfers*
  • Low Fees Enjoy $0 Annual Fee
  • Ongoing APR 16.90%-26.74% (Variable)*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • 0% Intro APR for 18 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a 16.90%-26.74% variable APR; balance transfer fees apply
  • 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 Platinum Visa® Card
  • Free access to your FICO® Credit Score with Wells Fargo Online®
  • Zero Liability protection for promptly reported unauthorized transactions
  • Convenient tools to help create a budget and manage your spending with My Money Map
  • $0 Annual Fee
  • Select "Apply Now" to learn more about the product features, terms, and conditions

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HSBC Gold Mastercard® credit card

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0% for 18 months
  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% for 18 months
  • Rates and Fees No annual fee, no foreign transaction fee, and no penalty APR
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • 0% Intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for the first 18 months from Account opening.
  • Then a variable APR of 12.74%, 16.74% or 20.74% will apply.
  • No Penalty APR.
  • Late Fee Waiver.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $0 Annual Fee.
  • $0 liability for unauthorized purchases.
  • Terms Apply.
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Chase Freedom Unlimited®

 

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  • Introductory APR 0% for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers
  • Rewards Rate Unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase - it's automatic!
  • Regular APR 16.74% - 25.49% Variable
  • 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 16.74-25.49%. 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
  • Free credit score, updated weekly with Credit Journey?
  • No annual fee

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The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express

 

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  • Intro and Regular APR 0% for 15 Months, then 14.74%-25.74% Variable
  • Rates & Fees $0 annual fee & $0 balance transfer fee.
  • Rewards Rate 2x points at US supermarkets, on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1x), 1x points 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
  • Earn 10,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $1,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Low intro APR: 0% for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable rate, currently 14.74% to 25.74%.
  • $0 balance transfer fee. Balance transfers must be requested within 60 days from account opening.
  • 2x points at US supermarkets, on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1x); 1x points on other purchases.
  • 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.
  • Over 1.5 million more places in the U.S. started accepting American Express® Cards in 2017.
  • No annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.
  • See Rates & Fees

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BankAmericard® Credit Card

 

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  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% Intro APR for 15 billing cycles for balance transfers made in the first 60 days
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 15 billing cycles
  • Regular APR 14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR
  • 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 15 billing cycles for purchases and for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days, then, 14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR. 3% fee (min $10) applies to 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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Picture of Rolene Thomas

By: | Apr 16, 2018

my boyfriend wants a credit card to establish a credit rating (he currently does NOT have bad credit... just NO credit rating because he pays cash for everything ) Wants a "no annual fee " card

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By: CompareCards | May 25, 2018

A great card for this is a secured credit card this works by using a refundable security deposit to open up an initial line of credit. This is an excellent way for people to begin building credit take a look at the Discover it® Secured and the Capital One® Secured Mastercard®.

Picture of Pam Huffman Richter

By: | Apr 16, 2018

I'm a 21 year old college student living with my parents working part time. I have no cards in my name, and I need to build my credit. What do you suggest I apply for to benefit my credit score as well as let me get to also earn points for miles or points? Thank you for your time! As well as assistance.

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By: CompareCards | May 25, 2018

A great card for this is a secured credit card this works by using a refundable security deposit to open up an initial line of credit. This is an excellent way for people to begin building credit take a look at the Discover it® Secured and theCapital One® Secured Mastercard® !

By: Damon Gonzalez | Jun 17, 2018

Credit Hack: Your parents can also add you as an "additional card holder" on their credit card accounts. This will cause their payment history to be recorded on your credit history as well. Additionally, secured cards will help you to establish a good credit history. Never be late on a payment and eventually the secured card company can convert your account to a regular account, upon request. This can take anywhere from 12 to 24 months. Also, keep your balances low on all of your credit cards to improve your credit score, so that you quality for regular cards eventually. good luck!

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By: | Apr 4, 2018

I have over a 800 score, trying to find a interest free card for 24 months, any suggestions?

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By: CompareCards | May 25, 2018

Many credit cards offer no APR for introductory periods! Two cards that have the longest introductory offers are the Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees Ever and the Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card – 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer!

Picture of Florence Martinez

By: | Mar 19, 2018

I would like a cc w/0% for 18 months w/a direct deposit

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By: CompareCards | May 29, 2018

Many cards offer low APR offers for introductory periods. Take a look at the Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees Ever and the Discover it® Cash Back !

Picture of Ann Downing

By: | Mar 15, 2018

Looking for 0% no fees to pay off another credit card. I have excellent credit.

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By: CompareCards | May 29, 2018

When looking for a card that provides an excellent introductory APR offer as well as no fees on balance transfer, take a look at the The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express!

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By: | Feb 26, 2018

Looking for an awesome international travel card that will provide the best points. I have an 850 credit score

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By: CompareCards | Mar 7, 2018

With a credit score that high, you have a great chance of getting approved for any card you choose. Check out our travel rewards credit cards page to see all the best options! A few of the most popular choices include the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, Bank of America® Travel Rewards Credit Card and the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card.

Picture of Michael Shawn Frazier

By: | Feb 7, 2018

Chase Unlimited! Is the best card then American Express Blue.

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By: | Jan 29, 2018

Which card could you get with less than excellent credit, my credit score went down when maxed out my credit cards

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By: CompareCards | Feb 2, 2018

Check out our pages for credit cards for those with fair credit, poor credit or no credit history!

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By: | Jan 25, 2018

I'm looking for a cc for people with not great credit. which one would work for me?

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By: | Jan 24, 2018

I thought it was a bad thing to transfer debt to another card like this. I was told it harms your credit score. Is this true?

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By: CompareCards | Feb 9, 2018

Anytime you apply for a new credit card, a hard inquiry will be reported to the credit bureaus which may have a slight negative impact on your credit score. However, this effect will be small and temporary for an isolated application. And if you are applying for a credit card to pay off the balance on another card this may actually have a positive impact on your credit in the long run. This is because by opening a new account to pay off your debt you will be decreasing your credit utilization rate significantly.

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0% Credit Cards & Interest Free Credit Cards

Low interest rate (or 0%) credit cards can save you hundreds of dollars on balance transfers and on routine purchases carried over as credit card balances. Or you may simply want to be rewarded with a preferential interest rate as acknowledgement for good credit history and responsible debt management. Whatever your goals or motivation, zero percent or low interest credit cards can help you maintain the lowest rates available to individuals with excellent to good credit. You can find out more about credit score here.

Keep in mind that there are two main categories of low rate credit cards, namely those that offer a Variable APR and those that give you a Fixed APR.  Just like with variable versus fixed rate mortgages, a fixed rate APR will remain relatively stable through the course of the loan. If your card company decides to raise it – which is somewhat rare – they will first notify you of that change according to Federal law requirements. With a variable rate, your APR is tied to a prevailing rate such as the Prime Interest Rate. If the prime rate increases then your APR will most likely follow in a similar fashion.

Generally speaking, credit card companies and banks will extend either 6 or 21 month offers – within the 0% to 3.99% annual interest rate range. That can generate a considerable discount when normal APRs are averaging around 15% or higher. Once the introductory promotional period expires, the APR on a low interest credit card or interest free credit card may revert to the regular interest rate. Of course the ideal balance is a credit card that offers a great near term rate followed by an attractive, competitively priced low interest rate for the long term.

The interest rate charged on your credit card is widely regarded as the single most important component of your card. That’s because it determines the major cost for you to borrow or roll over balances and pay them off over time instead of all at once or within the same month that you make purchases. That’s why getting a zero percent or low interest credit card can be huge financial boon, no matter what your credit card usage patterns or money management strategies may be.

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