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BankAmericard Review: A Great Breather From Credit Card Interest
You won't get ongoing rewards or perks, but it's a terrific option for paying down debt or financing a large purchase.
Capital One Venture Review: Easy Earnings, Effortless Redemptions
Earn 2 miles per dollar spent on everything. Redeem miles (at 1 cent apiece) for credit on your statement against any travel purchase, with none of the restrictions of airline cards.
Wells Fargo Reflect® Card Review: An Extended Break From Interest
The card offers a competitive 0% intro APR promotion on balance transfers and purchases.
American Express Blue Cash Preferred Review: Perhaps the Ultimate Family Card
You'll earn 6% back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 a year in spending, plus 6% back on select U.S. streaming services and 3% back at U.S. gas stations and eligible transit. Terms apply. The catch? A sizable annual fee.
Discover it Balance Transfer Review: A Debt Zapper With Rewards
You expect a balance transfer card to offer a lengthy introductory APR period. But this card also gives you cash back — and a reason to hold on to it long-term.
Upgrade Bitcoin Rewards Card Review: Crypto With a Few Caveats
The card combines features of credit cards and personal loans, and it earns 1.5% back in the form of bitcoin when you make payments on your balance.