New Chase Slate Edge Offers Intro APR for 12 Months, Sign-Up Bonus

Unlike the old Chase Slate, this card carries a 3% balance transfer fee.
Sara RathnerJul 20, 2021

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Chase has unveiled the Chase Slate Edge℠, a new credit card with a 0%-interest 12-month promotional period, plus a limited-time sign-up bonus.

Here are the card’s features:

  • 0% intro APR: 0% intro APR for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers, and then the ongoing APR of 14.99%-23.74% Variable APR. There is a 3% balance transfer fee.

  • Sign-up bonus: Receive a $100 bonus on your statement when you spend $500 in your first six months from account opening.

  • Additional benefits: You’ll be automatically considered for a 2% APR reduction if you spend $1,000 in the first three months and make timely payments. Plus, if you spend $500 in the first six months and make timely payments, you’ll be automatically eligible for a credit line increase.

  • Access to Chase tools: Carrying the Chase Slate Edge℠ grants you access to Chase Credit Journey, a free tool for tracking your credit score and monitoring your identity (you don’t have to be a Chase customer to use this tool, however). You can also use My Chase Plan, which allows you to divide purchases of $100 or more into equal monthly payments with a fixed monthly fee and no interest.

The launch of the $0-annual-fee Chase Slate Edge℠ follows the closing of the Chase Slate® in 2020 at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when a number of credit card issuers pulled back their balance transfer offerings due to economic uncertainty. While the Chase Slate® had no sign-up bonus, it was one of the rare balance transfer cards you could qualify for with fair credit (a FICO score of 630 to 690). Plus, it was a “triple-zero” card: It offered a promotional $0 balance transfer fee, a $0 annual fee and a lengthy 0% intro APR period. The Chase Slate Edge℠, meanwhile, has a balance transfer fee and requires good-to-excellent credit (a FICO score of 690 to 850).

The information related to the Chase Slate credit card has been collected by NerdWallet and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of this card.

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