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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 17.74%-27.24% (Variable)*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • 0% Intro APR for 18 months on purchases and balance transfers (fees apply), then a 17.74%-27.24% variable APR; balance transfers made within 120 days qualify for the intro rate and fee
  • 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® Credit Card
  • Easy 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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Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card

 

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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 16.24% - 26.24% (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; 16.24%-26.24% variable APR after that
  • 0% intro APR on balance transfers for 15 months; 16.24%-26.24% 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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BankAmericard® credit card

 

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  • Intro Balance Transfer APR 0% Intro APR for 18 billing cycles for balance transfers made in the first 60 days
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 18 billing cycles
  • Regular APR 15.24% - 25.24% Variable APR
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 800-483-4499
  • NEW OFFER: 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, 15.24% - 25.24% 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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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 17.24 - 25.99% Variable
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Visa®

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • 0% Intro APR for 15 months from account opening on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable APR of 17.24-25.99%. Balance transfer fee is 3% of the amount transferred, $5 minimum
  • 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
  • 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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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

 

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(562) Over the Past 60 Days!
  • 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 14.24% - 24.24% (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, through January 2020; learn more at hotels.com/venture
  • Transfer your miles to over 12 leading travel loyalty programs
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Enjoy a low intro APR on purchases for 12 months; 14.24%-24.24% 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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Bank of America® Cash Rewards credit card

 

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  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 12 billing cycles
  • Intro BT APR 0% Intro APR for 12 billing cycles for balance transfers made in the first 60 days
  • Regular APR 16.24% - 26.24% 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
  • $150 online cash rewards bonus after you spend at least $500 on purchases in the first 90 days of account opening
  • NEW OFFER: Maximize your cash back in the category of your choice: gas, online shopping, dining, travel, drug stores, or home improvement /furnishings
  • Now earn 3% cash back in your choice category and 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
  • You can update your choice category for future purchases once each calendar month using the Mobile banking app or Online banking, or do nothing and it stays the same.
  • No expiration on rewards
  • 0% Introductory APR for 12 billing cycles for purchases AND for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days. After the intro APR offer ends, 16.24% - 26.24% Variable APR will apply. A 3% fee (min $10) applies to all balance transfers
  • If you're a Preferred Rewards client, you can get a 25% - 75% rewards bonus on every purchase

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Bank of America® Travel Rewards credit card

 

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(705) Over the Past 60 Days!
  • Rewards Rate Earn 1.5 points per $1 spent on all purchases
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% Introductory APR on purchases for 12 billing cycles
  • Regular APR 17.24% - 25.24% 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 if 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, then 17.24% - 25.24% 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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HSBC Gold Mastercard® credit card

 

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(760) Over the Past 60 Days!
  • 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 13.24%, 17.24% or 21.24% 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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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 14.24% - 25.24% 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.
  • Receive FREE Social Security number alerts - Discover will monitor thousands of risky websites when you sign up.
  • No annual fee.
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Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees Ever

 

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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 16.24% - 26.24%* (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
  • Credit Needed Excellent/Good
  • Card Brand Mastercard®

Highlights

  • 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 for 21 months from date of first transfer. All transfers must be completed in first 4 months. After that, the variable APR will be 16.24% - 26.24%, based on your creditworthiness
  • 0% Intro APR on purchases for 12 months from date of account opening. After that, the variable APR will be 16.24% - 26.24%, 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 balances, are paid in full
  • 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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Picture of Shaera Martin

By: | Jan 18, 2016

capital one venture is the best

Picture of Marie Castellano

By: | Jan 18, 2016

I am pretty savvy in getting 0% interest cards to pay off interest cards and so on and on I go. I hate interest. so far so good. with a 819 score how many 0% can I safely apply for to keep ball rolling?

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By: CompareCards | Jan 21, 2016

Hi Marie,

By transferring your balance over and over you will accrue higher balance simply from the balance transfer fees, even if you don't pay interest. Once the you run out of cards with 0% APR, you may be stuck with a high interest rate and a large balance to pay down. I would recommend using the 0% APR to pay off your debt quickly instead of simply postponing your debt reduction and potentially accumulating a higher balance

By: Duane Cook | Jan 20, 2016

Thats a pretty good turn around 819 is great. Your doing great

Picture of Marion Pucharich

By: | Jan 17, 2016

I have one of those cards.

Picture of Curtis Phillips

By: | Jan 15, 2016

What are the credit score levels for the rest of the cards? I only see the first one.

Picture of Cynthia Carney

By: | Jan 8, 2016

Just received an application for the barclaycard ring. What are the pros and cons to having this credit card?

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By: CompareCards | Jan 8, 2016

Hi Cynthia,

The Barclaycard Ring MasterCard is an excellent credit card if you're looking for a simple card with low fees, low interest, and no complicated rewards program to worry about. With only 8.25% APR on purchases and balance transfers, this credit card has one of the lowest ongoing APR's on the market. Furthermore, there is no annual fee and no balance transfer fee either. The only potential cons of the Barclay Ring MasterCard are that there is no intro APR and no rewards program.

Picture of Theresa Pradziad

By: | Jan 6, 2016

wow, didnt know they have a zero tranfer fee

Picture of Robin Kay Lambert

By: | Jan 5, 2016

what is the best first credit card

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By: CompareCards | Jan 6, 2016

Hi Robin,

Check out our limited/no credit page for some of the best options for your first credit card. If you have no established credit, you will probably have to start with a secured credit card like the Capital One Secured MasterCard. If you do have some established credit already, you may be able to get approved for an unsecured card like the Credit One Bank Credit Card or the Capital One Platinum Card.

Picture of Nancy Crumbacker

By: | Jan 3, 2016

which card now if offering a no transfer fee on balance transfers? Nancy

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By: CompareCards | Jan 6, 2016

Hi Nancy,

Check out our recent blog that covers all the credit cards with no balance transfer fees! The best option will be the Chase Slate card

Picture of Angela Thornton Tritschler

By: | Jan 3, 2016

I am trying really hard to get credit up. I was scammed in 2012 my credit went way down due to this This has caused a big problem I have a job and I promise with all my heart this will be paid back I do not want to put my social security number on anything I am scared this will happen again I do not a credit card and I need to help getting credit score Thank you for your help

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By: CompareCards | Jan 3, 2016

Hi Angela,

Opening a credit card account and making consistent on time payments every months will help you bring your credit score up. However, you will not be able to get approved for a credit card without providing your social security number. You can rest assured that the credit card applications are 100% secure!

Picture of Sandy Dehn

By: | Dec 27, 2015

I have a Grandson, that now has a good paying job, and wants a car, and he has no credit at all. I thought maybe he could try with a small limit credit card, and open a bank account, just to get started. Like giving him a start or break of some kind.

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By: CompareCards | Dec 28, 2015

Hi Sandy,

You are exactly right about what your Grandson needs to do! If he does not have a bank account yet, his first step should be setting up a savings and checking account at his preferred bank. After that, he should apply for a simple credit card to help him build credit. Since he has no credit, he will most likely have to start with a secured credit card like the Capital One Secured MasterCard. Secured cards require a refundable security deposit to get approved, but after a year or so of responsible use, he should be able to get approved for a standard, unsecured credit card.

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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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