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Credit Card Reviews for Cash Back

Chase Freedom®

By  Curtis Arnold, CardRatings contributor
Those willing to keep track of quarterly spending categories stand to save some serious coin when paying with this cash-back card. Plus, you can snag a tempting sign-up bonus with smart spending during the first couple months with this card.

Discover it®

By  Curtis Arnold, CardRatings contributor
Discover it brings back the same kind of feeling that early customers had when Discover invented the cash back credit card in the 1980s. Times have changed, and everyone from major banks to neighborhood credit unions now offers rewards.

Discover it® card

By  Curtis Arnold, CardRatings contributor
With a fresh look and a focus on customer service, the Discover it card aims to win back the cash back credit card category that the original Discover card invented in the 1980s. With no annual fee, no foreign transaction fee, and amnesty for many of the situations that cause most banks to hike their rates and fees, Discover it card has the potential to set a new standard for American rewards credit cards.

Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express

By  Curtis Arnold, CardRatings contributor
Many cash back credit cards require cardholders to spend tremendous amounts of money before they see any substantial benefits. American Express overhauled its Blue Cash cards in the spring of 2011 to address those concerns, offering an "Everyday" cash back rewards card with real earning potential.

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Meet our editors

Amber Stubbs
Amber Stubbs
CardRatings Editor

Amber has been researching the credit card industry for more than nine years and has been interviewed by members of the national media including USA Today, The New York Times, Time, TheStreet.com, and The Chicago Tribune. Amber became passionate about personal finance after overcoming difficulties with her own credit.

Curtis Arnold
Curtis Arnold
CardRatings Editor

Curtis, a nationally recognized consumer educator and advocate, has been educating consumers about credit cards since 1998. Curtis is the author of “How You Can Profit from Credit Cards: Using Credit to Improve Your Financial Life and Bottom Line” (FT Press, 2008). He is regularly interviewed by respected members of the press.