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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SunTrust Cash Back credit card review

SunTrust Cash Back credit card

2 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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U.S. Bank Cash+ Visa Signature Card review

U.S. Bank Cash+ Visa Signature Card

2 rating

For cardholders who don’t mind a hands-on approach to earning card rewards, the U.S. Bank Cash+ offers more choice and flexibility than most of its competitors as well as a decent amount of cash back on everyday purchases. See rates and fees This offer is no longer available on our site.

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PayPal Extras Mastercard review

PayPal Extras Mastercard

2 rating

The PayPal Extras Mastercard is burdened by cumbersome redemption tiers, poor redemption value and restrictions galore, making it a hard sell even for frequent PayPal users.

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Rakuten Cash Back Visa Credit Card review

Rakuten Cash Back Visa Credit Card

1.7 rating

Stacking the Rakuten Cash Back Visa with Rakuten’s cash back offers could get you double-digit cash back when you shop online, but the card is far from the only way for Rakuten users to score big savings.

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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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Credit One Bank® Platinum Rewards Visa with No Annual Fee review

Credit One Bank® Platinum Rewards Visa with No Annual Fee

1.2 rating

Despite its higher-than-average APR, the Credit One Bank Platinum Rewards Visa with No Annual Fee is a solid starter card for people with fairly good credit scores. See rates and fees

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PenFed Defender Visa Signature card review

PenFed Defender Visa Signature card

0 rating

The PenFed Defender Visa Signature card offers a lower APR than most cash back credit cards, as well as simple, straightforward rewards. This offer is no longer available.

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PNC CashBuilder Visa credit card review

PNC CashBuilder Visa credit card

0 rating

The PNC Cashbuilder Visa rewards moderate spenders and loyal PNC bank account holders with up to 1.75 percent cash back on every purchase, but it doesn’t offer much else to set it apart from other cards. This offer is no longer available.

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Capital One® Premier Dining Rewards Credit Card review

Capital One® Premier Dining Rewards Credit Card

0 rating

With no annual fee, 3 percent cash back on restaurants and flexible redemption options, the brand-new Capital One Premier Dining Rewards card is an especially good deal for foodies and others who frequently dine out. This offer is no longer available.

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Barclaycard Rewards Mastercard review

Barclaycard Rewards Mastercard

0 rating

Although the Barclaycard Rewards Mastercard gives you unlimited 2 percent cash back in gas, groceries and utilities, the overall value of the rewards is low and the APR is high. This offer is no longer available.

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First National Bank Discover card review

First National Bank Discover card

0 rating

First National Bank’s Discover card isn’t the best balance transfer card you can get, but it does offer some unique perks for cardholders who want easy cash back. This offer is no longer available.

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Fifth Third Cash Rewards card review

Fifth Third Cash Rewards card

0 rating

The Fifth Third Cash Rewards card offers decent cash back for gas and grocery store purchases, but, if you have good credit, you may be able to get more value from a different card. This offer is no longer available.

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