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Rewards Credit Cards - Reviews

Credit card rewards come in many forms -- from miles to cash back to points -- that can redeemed for a variety of goodies. Some cards offer large sign-up bonuses, others offer extra earnings on bonus categories. Some cards charge annual fees. All these differences can make it difficult to compare.

We've created a rating system to cut through the complicated details and compare cards on a similar basis. Our ratings take into account the estimated value of their rewards, the ease of redeeming rewards and special perks and benefits.

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U.S. Bank Cash 365 American Express Card review

U.S. Bank Cash 365 American Express Card

2.6 rating

In a market crowded with cash back cards that earn a flat 1.5 percent rate, there’s not much to recommend the U.S. Bank Cash 365 card over its competitors.

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RBFCU CashBack Rewards card review

RBFCU CashBack Rewards card

3.9 rating

Customers of RBFCU can’t do much better than this highly rewarding cash back card, though it’s only available in Texas.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Mastercard review

Bed Bath & Beyond Mastercard

2.6 rating

The Bed Bath & Beyond Mastercard stands out in the retail card category for its strong rewards, numerous sign-up offers and decent APR.

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AT&T Access Card from Citi review

AT&T Access Card from Citi

2.6 rating

The AT&T Access Card from Citi is an easy way for current AT&T customers to earn points on their monthly phone, cable and internet payments. For others, it won’t be nearly as useful.

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First National Bank American Express card review

First National Bank American Express card

2.6 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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GM BuyPower card from Capital One review

GM BuyPower card from Capital One

3 rating

Few cards can beat the 2 percent rewards rate on Capital One’s GM BuyPower card, but the rewards only apply to the purchase of a new car. This offer is no longer available on our site.

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Chase Amazon.com Rewards Visa card review

Chase Amazon.com Rewards Visa card

2.6 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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Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card review

Regions Prestige Visa Signature credit card

2.4 rating

There’s not much to recommend this low-earning rewards card besides a few small bonuses for signing up for Regions Bank services.

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard review

Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard

4.1 rating

With the highest general rewards rate on the market, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard offers a winning combination of value, flexibility and valuable travel perks. 

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PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card review

PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature credit card

3.1 rating

A flat 2 percent rate on travel rewards and flexible redemption options make the PNC Premier Traveler Visa Signature card another good option for netting a large number of rewards points for airfare.

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Blue from American Express card review

Blue from American Express card

2.5 rating

If you’re looking for a no-frills rewards credit card with brand-name recognition, the Blue from American Express card could be an easy way to get your feet wet.

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Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi review

Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi

2.5 rating

The Costco Anywhere Visa excels as a card for Costco and gas back purchases, though you’ll have to contend with an annual membership fee for Costco and only redeeming your cash back once a year.

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