Jasper Card Review: Once a Standout, Now Lost in the Crowd

Launched as an option for people with no U.S. credit history, it has morphed into a cash-back card with a pedestrian rewards rate (unless you're a hardcore Jasper evangelist).
Mar 30, 2022

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Our Take


NerdWallet rating 
The bottom line:

When it was available to those with fair credit (a Vantage Score of 640 or higher), this card was worth exploring as a low-fee option. But if you have good credit, you’re likely to qualify for better offers.

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Jasper Mastercard®
Jasper Mastercard®
Annual fee
Regular APR
15.49%-24.99% Variable
Intro APR
Rec. credit score
690-850 (Good - Excellent)


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