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By Curtis Arnold Editor-in-chief, updated on January 29, 2015

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Blue Cash Preferred<sup>®</sup> Card from American Express
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Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

  • Get $150 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. You will receive $150 back in the form of a statement credit.
  • Hassle-free cash back: no enrollment required, the same great reward categories year-round.
  • Earn Cash Back: 6% US supermarkets up to $6,000 per year in purchases, 3% US gas stations & select US dept stores, 1% other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
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Balance Transfer Intro APR 0% on Balance Transfers
Balance Transfer Intro Period for 15 months
Balance Transfer Fee See terms
Purchase APR 12.99% - 21.99% Variable
Annual Fee $75
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
Citi Simplicity<sup>®</sup> Card
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Citi Simplicity® Card

  • 0% Intro APR on Balance Transfers and Purchases for 18 months. After that, the variable APR will be 12.99% - 22.99% based on your creditworthiness.
  • There is a balance transfer fee of either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
  • No late fees - EVER
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Balance Transfer Intro APR 0%*
Balance Transfer Intro Period 18 months on Balance Transfers*
Balance Transfer Fee 3% of each balance transfer $5 minimum
Purchase APR 12.99 - 22.99% Variable
Annual Fee $0*
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
Capital One<sup>®</sup> VentureOne<sup>®</sup> Rewards Credit Card
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Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 20,000 miles once you spend $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months, equal to $200 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 1.25 miles on every purchase, every day and pay no annual fee
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
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Balance Transfer Intro APR N/A
Balance Transfer Intro Period N/A
Balance Transfer Fee $0
Purchase APR 11.9% - 19.9% (Variable) 
Annual Fee $0
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent / Good
Citi<sup>®</sup> Hilton HHonors<sup>™</sup> Visa Signature<sup>®</sup> Card
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Citi® Hilton HHonors Visa Signature® Card

  • Earn 40,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points after spending $1,000 within 4 months of account opening*
  • Earn 6 HHonors Bonus Points for each $1 spent at any participating hotel within the Hilton Portfolio.*
  • Earn 3 HHonors Bonus Points for each $1 spent on purchases at supermarkets, drugstores and gas stations.*
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Balance Transfer Intro APR N/A
Balance Transfer Intro Period N/A
Balance Transfer Fee Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Purchase APR 15.24% - 19.24%* Variable
Annual Fee None
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
Chase Freedom<sup>®</sup>
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Chase Freedom®

Editor's take by Curtis Arnold
  • Currently offering a sign-up bonus and no annual fee
  • Offers a long introductory period in addition to a solid rewards program
Watch out for: Watch out for the cap on bonus cash back and be sure to set reminders to sign up for bonus categories each quarter
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Good
Chase Slate<sup>®</sup>
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Chase Slate®

Editor's take by Curtis Arnold
  • Features the one of few zero-percent balance transfer offers with no balance-transfer fee currently available
  • Long standing editor's pick because of consistently above-average introductory offer
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Good
Capital One<sup>®</sup> Venture<sup>®</sup> Rewards Credit Card
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Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 40,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months, equal to $400 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on every purchase, every day
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
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Balance Transfer Intro APR N/A
Balance Transfer Intro Period N/A
Balance Transfer Fee $0
Purchase APR 13.9% - 20.9% (Variable) 
Annual Fee $0 intro for first year; $59 after that
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent / Good
United MileagePlus<sup>®</sup> Explorer Card
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United MileagePlus® Explorer Card

  • Start with 30,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months
  • Check your first bag for free -- save up to $100 per roundtrip
  • Enjoy priority boarding privileges and visit the United Club with two one-time-use passes every year
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Balance Transfer Intro APR N/A
Balance Transfer Intro Period N/A
Balance Transfer Fee $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Purchase APR 15.99% Variable
Annual Fee $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
BankAmericard Cash Rewards<sup>™</sup> Credit Card
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BankAmericard Cash Rewards Credit Card

Editor's take by Curtis Arnold
  • Offers bonus cash-back rewards in popular categories
  • Recommended to people who use their card for gas and at grocery stores
Watch out for: Be mindful of the spending cap on bonus cash back
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
SimplyCash<sup>®</sup> Business Card from American Express
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SimplyCash® Business Card from American Express

  • With no annual membership fee, it's a smart choice for your business
  • Reinvest in your business with automatic cash back
  • 5% at U.S. office supply stores & on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers
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Balance Transfer Intro APR N/A
Balance Transfer Intro Period N/A
Balance Transfer Fee
Purchase APR 12.24% - 19.24% Variable
Annual Fee No annual fee
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Good
BankAmericard<sup>®</sup> Visa<sup>®</sup> Card
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BankAmericard® Visa® Card

Editor's take by Curtis Arnold
  • This value version of the BankAmericard card offers a zero-percent introductory rate on purchases and qualifying balance transfers, chip technology for enhanced security at chip-enabled merchant terminals, and no annual fee.
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
The Amex EveryDay<sup>SM</sup> Credit Card from American Express
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The Amex EveryDaySM Credit Card from American Express

  • Earn 10,000 Membership Reward® points after you use your new Card to make $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 20% more points: Make 20 or more purchases with your Card 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.
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Balance Transfer Intro APR 0% on Balance Transfers
Balance Transfer Intro Period for 15 months
Balance Transfer Fee See terms
Purchase APR 12.99% - 21.99% Variable
Annual Fee $0
APPLY NOW Credit Needed Excellent
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