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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.

Here are the best credit cards

Updated: October 16, 2017

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Best Credit Cards: Offers for October 2017

Discover it® - Cashback Match™

on Discover's secure website

Best for: 5% Bonus Categories and First Year Cashback Match
  • Intro APR

    0% on Purchases and Balance Transfers for 14 months

  • Regular APR

    11.99% - 23.99% Variable APR

  • Annual fee

    $0

  • Credit Needed

    Good/Excellent

    See if you may qualify

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

on Chase's secure website

Best for: Airline Miles and a Large Bonus
  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Regular APR

    16.99% - 23.99% Variable APR

  • Annual fee

    $0 for the first year, then $95

  • Credit Needed

    Good/Excellent

    See if you may qualify

Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

on Capital One's secure website

Best for: Easy Flat Rate Travel Rewards
  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Regular APR

    13.99% - 23.99% Variable APR

  • Annual fee

    $0 for the first year, then $95

  • Credit Needed

    Good/Excellent

    See if you may qualify

Here are the best credit cards

Updated: October 16, 2017

CardBest for...
Chase Sapphire Preferred® CardTravel
Citi® Double Cash Card – 18 month BT offerCash Back
Chase Freedom®Rewards
Discover it® - 18 Month Balance Transfer OfferLow Interest
Capital One® QuicksilverOne® Cash Rewards Credit CardAverage Credit
Discover it® - 18 Month Balance Transfer OfferBalance Transfer
Capital One® Platinum Credit CardBuilding Credit
Discover it® for StudentsStudent
Ink Business Cash℠ Credit CardBusiness
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