AmEx Business Green Rewards Review: When Green Means No

Those with small businesses or side hustles can get much better rewards and terms with competing cards — including from American Express itself.

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Our Take

2.5

NerdWallet rating 
The bottom line:

This card comes with meager rewards and scant perks. It's not worth the annual fee.

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American Express Business Green Rewards from OPEN Credit Card
Business Green Rewards Card from American Express
Annual fee
$0 intro for the first year, then $95 (This offer is no longer valid on our site.)
Regular APR
N/A
Intro APR
N/A
Rec. credit score
690-850 (Good - Excellent)

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