Earn up to $250 back. Here’s how: Earn a $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 or more in purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
Plus, earn an additional $100 statement credit after you spend an additional $6,500 in purchases within your first 12 months.
Unlimited 1.5% Cash Back on your purchases.
Cash Back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be easily redeemed for statement credits, gift cards, and merchandise.
Low intro APR: 0% for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable rate, currently 15.24% to 26.24%.
With Plan It℠, you can set up a monthly payment plan for large purchases with a fixed monthly fee and no interest charges, all with the same rewards and protections you expect from American Express.
Over 1.5 million more places in the U.S. started accepting American Express® Cards in 2017.
No Annual Fee.
Rates, fees & offers
Earn up to $250 back. Earn a $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 or more in purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership. Plus, earn an additional $100 statement credit after you spend an additional $6,500 in purchases within your first 12 months. Terms Apply.
0% on Purchases and Balance Transfers for 15 months
APR: 15.24% - 26.24% Variable APR
Penalty APR: 29.99%, Variable
Cash Advance APR: 27.49%, Variable
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Foreign Transaction Fee
2.7% of each transaction after conversion to US dollars.
Recommended credit score
Not sure which card is best for you?
Getting 1.5% cash back on virtually everything you buy is a decent return, especially if you're seeking simplicity. The American Express Cash Magnet™ Card has an annual fee of $0, not to mention an introductory 0% APR period on purchases and balance transfers. These features make it a good low-cost, long-term option.
Just be aware that other rewards cards can be more lucrative if you're willing to keep track of tiered rewards or bonus categories.
Also keep in mind that redemption options for the American Express Cash Magnet™ Card are limited to statement credit, gift cards or merchandise. There's also a minimum redemption threshold.
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