Best Credit Cards of 2017: Reviews, Rewards and Offers

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Best Credit Cards of 2017

From huge sign-up bonuses to generous rewards, NerdWallet's best credit cards outshine the rest. Compare these deals, some of which are from our partners, to find one that fits your needs.

NerdWallet's Best Credit Cards

Updated: January 23, 2017

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A $625 rewards bonus for travel

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Apply Nowon Chase’s secure website.
  • Bonus offer

    Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®

  • Rewards rate

    1 point per dollar

  • Annual fee

    $0 for the first year, then $95

  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Ongoing APR

    16.49% - 23.49% Variable APR

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Travel Rewards with No Annual Fee

BankAmericard Travel Rewards® Credit Card

Apply Nowon Bank of America’s secure website.
  • Bonus offer

    20,000 online bonus points if you make at least $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days - that can be a $200 statement credit toward travel purchases

  • Rewards rate

    1.5 points per dollar

  • Annual fee

    $0

  • Intro APR

    0% on Purchases for 12 billing cycles

  • Ongoing APR

    15.49% - 23.49% Variable APR

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0% Intro APR on balance transfers and earn cash rewards on purchases
  • Bonus offer

    You could turn $200 into $400 with Cashback Match™. We’ll automatically match all the cash back you earn at the end of your first year. New cardmembers only.

  • Rewards rate

    1.00%

  • Annual fee

    $0

  • Intro APR

    0% on Purchases for 6 months and 0% on Balance Transfers for 18 months

  • Ongoing APR

    11.49% - 23.49% Variable APR

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Leading rewards for everyday spend

Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

Apply Nowon American Express’s secure website.
  • Bonus offer

    Earn $150 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.

  • Rewards rate

    1.00%

  • Annual fee

    $95

  • Intro APR

    0% on Purchases and Balance Transfers for 12 months

  • Ongoing APR

    13.49% - 23.49% Variable APR

  • Rates & Fees | Terms & Conditions

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