American Express improves Blue Cash Card rewards

Compare Cash Back Credit CardsAmerican Express has improved the rewards provided by its Blue Cash credit card, now offering cardholders the opportunity to earn unlimited cash back on purchases made with their Blue Cash credit cards.  Blue Cash cardholders can use their credit card earn up to 5 percent cash back on everyday purchases at U.S. gas stations, grocery stores and drugstores, as well as up to 1.5 percent cash back on purchases made elsewhere. 

For annual purchases up to $6,500, Blue Cash cardholders earn 1 percent on everyday purchases made with the credit card and 0.5 percent on all other purchases.  For annual purchases in excess of $6,500, Blue Cash cardholders can earn 5 percent cash back on everyday purchases made with the credit card and 1.5 percent cash back on all other purchases.

American Express introduced the Blue Cash credit card in 2003.  The credit card offers a 0 percent introductory APR and carries no annual fee.

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Updated: 01-19-2019