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Best Credit Cards of 2018

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.

Here are the best credit cards

Updated: August 20, 2018

Find the right credit card for you.

Whether you want to pay less interest or earn more rewards, the right card’s out there. Just answer a few questions and we’ll narrow the search for you.

Best Credit Cards for

Best Offers for August

Easy-redeem travel rewards and a bonus

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Long Intro 0% Period

Citi<sup>&reg;</sup> Diamond Preferred<sup>&reg;</sup> Card – 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer

Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card – 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer

A first-year cash back match for new cardmembers

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Discover it® Cash Back

  • Intro APR

    0% on Purchases for 12 months and 0% on Balance Transfers for 21 months

  • Regular APR

    14.74% - 24.74% Variable APR

  • Annual fee

    $0

  • recommended credit score

Here are the best credit cards

Updated: August 20, 2018

CardBest for...
Chase Sapphire Reserve®Travel
Capital One® Quicksilver® Card - 0% Intro APR for 15 MonthsCash Back
Chase Sapphire Preferred® CardRewards
Citi Simplicity® Card - No Late Fees EverLow Interest
Capital One® QuicksilverOne® Cash Rewards Credit CardAverage Credit
Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card – 21 Month Balance Transfer OfferBalance Transfer
Capital One® Secured Mastercard®Building Credit
Discover it® Student Cash BackStudent
Ink Business Cash℠ Credit CardBusiness
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