Single parents have to work hard to bring home all the bacon while also doing all the child raising. To make this more affordable, you should get a credit card that rewards you each time you swipe. Here are our top three credit card offers for single parents.
Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express: Best for gas and supermarket spending
If you primarily spend on gas and groceries, the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express is a great card. It offers 6% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (up to $6,000 in spending — then 1%), 3% back at U.S. gas stations and select U.S. department stores, and 1% back elsewhere. There’s also a sign-up bonus: $200 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months. Terms Apply.
The Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express has a $95 annual fee.
Amazon Credit Card: Best for Amazon shopping
Parent or non-parent, young or old, man or woman — whatever and whoever you are, there’s something on Amazon you want or need. The Amazon Credit Card offers 3x points on every dollar spent on Amazon.com purchases, 2x points on gas, restaurants and drugstores, and 1 point on everything else. Rewards are redeemable for purchases on Amazon.com in any amount. There’s also a sign-up bonus: an Amazon.com Gift Card will be instantly loaded into your Amazon.com account upon the approval of your credit card application.
The card’s $0. Remember when you use the Amazon Credit Card that the high rewards rate only applies on purchases from Amazon.com itself, not from other retailers or dealers who post items for sale on Amazon.com.
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