Blue Cash from American Express
By Ben Woolsey
Feeling blue isn't a bad thing when you are shopping with your Blue Cash from American Express credit card. This cash back credit card is an excellent choice for consumers looking to earn some extra spending money for themselves as they charge all their purchases.
With Blue Cash from American Express, it's now easier than ever to earn up to 5 percent cash back – thanks to the latest improvements that have made Blue Cash better than ever. Now, even those cardholders who carry a balance can benefit from the generous 5 percent cash back Blue Cash provides on everyday purchases at the places you shop most, like supermarkets gas stations, and drugstores. With no minimum, cardholders begin earning cash back right away.
Why not also use Blue Cash to take the hassle out of those monthly bills? You can pay your monthly bills automatically with the Blue Cash credit card while also earning cash back on everything from telephone and cable bills to parking and transportation costs.
Double up or more on Blue Cash credit cards to help those earnings rewards to stream in faster. Friends or family members can have their own Blue Cash credit cards. When you activate your credit card, go ahead and request your fee-free additional cards so that your loved ones earn you up to 5 percent cash back, while letting them share in almost all the benefits and services the credit card provides.
If you carry a balance on a pre-existing credit card, take advantage of the Blue Cash card's fee-free balance transfers from higher-rate MasterCard, Discover, or Visa credit cards to save money. With no transaction fee and a low fixed APR rate of 4.99 percent for the life of the balance, Blue Cash can give you a hand with those revolving balances.
Looking to keep track of your finances? Blue Cash from American Express offers a new online year-end summary of charges that allows for access to important information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Organizing your expenses is easy with flexible features that enable you to download the summary and print it out, as well as to sort by date, merchant name, or charge amount. You can review charges within a category, such as Travel and Restaurant. Come tax time, you will be glad to have the year-end summary at the touch of your fingers. Also, online account access will let you view up-to-date billing information, including transactions, charges, and payments from the convenience of your computer.
The security-conscious cardholder will appreciate the credit card's ID Keeper feature, which lets you surf the Web, shop, and manage your finances with ease, security, and convenience via the Blue Cash card's Smart Chip.
Meanwhile, look forward to special bonus offers and savings deals when you use your Blue card at participating merchants.
In addition to all those great features, Blue Cash cardholders will experience the benefits of having an American Express credit card, such as the kind of always available customer service that keeps cardholders for a lifetime, the American Express Fraud Protection Guarantee to cover your charges, return protection, buyer's assurance plan, and a purchase protection plan. Plus you get car rental loss and damage insurance, emergency card replacement, the Global Assist Hotline, travel accident insurance, and assured reservations.
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Published: March 23, 2006
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