Best Credit Cards of 2017

Low Interest

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Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card
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Intro (Purchases)
N/A
Intro (Transfers)
N/A
Regular APR
13.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee
$0 intro for first year; $59 after that
Credit Recommended
Excellent, Good

Highlights

  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 40,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $400 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles per dollar on every purchase, every day
  • Fly any airline, stay at any hotel, anytime
  • Travel when you want with no blackout dates
  • Miles don't expire and there’s no limit to how many you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $59 after that
  • Get a metal Venture Card when you apply today

Rewards Card

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Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card
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Intro (Purchases)
0% for 9 months
Intro (Transfers)
0% for 9 months
Regular APR
13.74% - 23.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee
$0
Credit Recommended
Excellent, Good

Highlights

  • One-time $100 cash bonus after you spend $500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening
  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, every day
  • Use your Quicksilver card and get 50% back as a statement credit on your monthly Spotify Premium subscription, now through April 2018
  • No rotating categories or sign ups needed to earn cash rewards; plus, cash back doesn’t expire and there’s no limit to how much you can earn
  • 0% intro APR on purchases for 9 months; 13.74%-23.74% variable APR after that
  • Balance transfers also have a 0% intro APR for 9 months; 13.74%-23.74% variable APR after that; a 3% fee applies to each balance transferred
  • Pay no annual fee or foreign transaction fees

Balance Transfer

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®
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Intro (Purchases)
N/A
Intro (Transfers)
0% 12 months (on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening)
Regular APR
16.74%, 20.74% or 23.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$89 - waived first year
Credit Recommended
Excellent

Highlights

  • Earn 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 90 days — that's enough to redeem for a $500 travel statement credit
  • Earn 2X miles on all purchases
  • Redeem for travel or cash back statement credits, gift cards and merchandise. Redemption values vary
  • Get 5% miles back to use toward your next redemption, every time you redeem
  • Miles don't expire as long as your account is open, active and in good standing
  • No foreign transaction fees on anything you buy while in another country
  • 0% introductory APR for 12 months on Balance Transfers made within 45 days of account opening. After that, a variable APR will apply, 16.74%, 20.74% or 23.74%, based on your creditworthiness. Please note, there is a fee for balance transfers

Cash Rewards

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Barclaycard CashForward™ World Mastercard®
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Intro (Purchases)
0% 15 months
Intro (Transfers)
0% 15 months (on balance transfers made within 45 days of account opening)
Regular APR
15.74%, 20.74% or 25.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$0
Credit Recommended
Excellent

Highlights

  • Get a $200 cash rewards bonus after you spend $1,000 in purchases in the first 90 days after account opening
  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash rewards on every purchase
  • Every time you redeem, get a 5% cash rewards redemption bonus to use toward your next redemption
  • Redeem your cash rewards for a deposit into a U.S. checking or savings account, a statement credit or gift cards. Redemptions start at $50
  • Cash rewards do not expire as long as your account is open, active and in good standing
  • Enjoy a 0% introductory APR for the first 15 months on purchases. Plus, you'll get a 0% introductory APR for 15 months on balance transfers for each balance transfer made within 45 days of account opening. After that a variable APR will apply, 15.74%, 20.74% or 25.74%, based on your creditworthiness. Please note, there is a fee for balance transfers
  • No annual fee

Business Cards

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Capital One® Spark® Cash for Business
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Intro (Purchases)
N/A
Intro (Transfers)
N/A
Regular APR
17.74% (Variable)
Annual Fee
$0 intro for first year; $59 after that
Credit Recommended
Excellent, Good

Highlights

  • Earning unlimited 2% cash back could mean thousands of dollars each year going back into your business
  • Plus, a one-time $500 cash bonus once you spend $4,500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening
  • Use Spark Cash across all your business spend, with no categories to limit your purchasing
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $59 after that
  • Rewards don't expire, and you can redeem your cash back for any amount, anytime
  • Get employee cards at no additional cost, and earn rewards from their business spend
See additional details for Capital One® Spark® Cash for Business

Poor Credit

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Milestone® MasterCard® - Bad Credit Considered
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Intro Rate
N/A
Intro Period
N/A
Regular APR
23.9%
Annual Fee
$35 - $99*
Balance Transfer
N/A
Credit Recommended
Poor/Bad

Highlights

  • Prequalify for a card today and it will not impact your credit score
  • Less than perfect credit is okay
  • Mobile account access at any time
  • Protection from fraud if your card is stolen
  • Account history is reported to the three major credit bureaus in the U.S.

*Dependent on credit worthiness