Cash Back card reviews

Cash Back Credit Cards - Reviews

With all the rotating categories, sign-up bonuses and fees, how do you determine which cash back card is going to give you the most return on your spending? We've estimated the rewards value for each card in our cash back category and given top ratings to the ones that offer the highest earnings on average, as well as other important features such as the ease of redeeming your cash back, and the assortment of benefits and perks that come with the card.

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Discover it chrome review

Discover it chrome

2.9 rating

A good card for foodies and commuters, the Discover it chrome credit card features an outstanding sign-up bonus that matches your rewards at the end of the year and a solid bonus on restaurant and gas purchases.

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Citi Double Cash Card review

Citi Double Cash Card

3.6 rating

One of the best cash back cards on the market, the Citi Double Cash card also offers one of the longest 0-percent balance transfer deals around.

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Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature card review

Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature card

3.4 rating

The Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature card offers a great 5 percent rate on Amazon purchases, but Prime membership requires a high $119 fee, and Amazon points lack versatility.

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TD Cash Rewards Visa credit card review

TD Cash Rewards Visa credit card

3.2 rating

With a large sign-up bonus and a great rewards rate on food purchases, the rewards program on the TD Cash Rewards Visa card offers better-than-average value.

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SunTrust Cash Back credit card review

SunTrust Cash Back credit card

2.8 rating

With a low APR and generous rewards for SunTrust bank account holders, the SunTrust Cash Back credit card is a good choice for well-heeled SunTrust customers; however, cardholders with low checking account balances won’t get nearly as much benefit.

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Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Card review

Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Card

3.1 rating

With a flat rate of 1.5 percent cash back on all your purchases, a generous sign-up bonus and a special bonus for mobile payments in the first year, the Wells Fargo Cash Wise card is especially awarding to new cardholders.

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Chase Amazon.com Rewards Visa card review

Chase Amazon.com Rewards Visa card

3 rating

For cardholders who don’t want to pay the fee for an Amazon Prime membership, the regular Amazon Rewards Visa card offers one of the highest rewards rates on Amazon.com purchases as well as a pretty good rewards rate on gas, restaurant and drugstore purchases.

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First Citizens Rewards Visa card review

First Citizens Rewards Visa card

1.6 rating

If you plan to carry a balance and your credit is strong enough to qualify for the card’s lowest available rate, you may get some value out of this low-earning rewards card; but you can almost certainly get better rewards at a comparable cost from other cards.

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BB&T Spectrum Rewards credit card review

BB&T Spectrum Rewards credit card

2.6 rating

The BB&T Spectrum Rewards card does not offer the highest rewards rate, but it can help cardholders looking to save on fees since it comes with no annual fee and a 12-month intro APR.

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PayPal Cash Back Mastercard review

PayPal Cash Back Mastercard

2.8 rating

Though the PayPal Cash Back Mastercard offers good rewards rate, cardholders who are not regular PayPal users may find the redemption options too cumbersome.

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First National Bank American Express card review

First National Bank American Express card

2.8 rating

The First National Bank American Express card offers a high rewards rate on all your spending and a fair sign-up bonus, but the standout feature is the card’s ease of use: Your cash back is automatically credited to your statement whenever you earn $25.

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Synovus Cash Rewards Visa review

Synovus Cash Rewards Visa

2.2 rating

The rewards rate on the Synovus Cash Rewards Visa is average, though it does give cardholders a good opportunity to maximize cash back on gas, grocery and restaurant purchases, thanks to its quarterly rotating bonus.

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