Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express Review: Credit Cards

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Up to 6% cash back on everyday spending; $150 intro bonus; 0% APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months
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5 2015-01-28 13:45:10 Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express (a NextAdvisor advertiser) earns users an amazing 6% cash back at US supermarkets (up to $6,000 in purchases), 3% at US gas stations and select US department stores as well as 1% on everything else. Combine those high cash back earnings with a $150 bonus (redeemable for $150 statement credit) after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months and you'll got a great cash back card. Plus you'll enjoy an introductory 0% APR for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers, a great way to save money on interest fees until 2016. Although there is a $75 annual fee, if you have the spending habits of most people you'll more than earn it back each year.

Highlights
  • Get $150 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. You will receive $150 back in the form of a statement credit
  • Hassle-free cash back: no enrollment required, the same great reward categories year-round.
  • Earn Cash Back: 6% US supermarkets up to $6,000 per year in purchases, 3% US gas stations & select US dept stores, 1% other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
  • Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed as a statement credit.
  • 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months, then a variable rate, currently 12.99% to 21.99%, based on your creditworthiness and other factors.
  • Terms and limitations apply.

Rewards
  • Unlimited cash back rewards (6% cash back on groceries is capped at $6K annually, after that you'll earn 1%).
  • Get $150 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. You will receive $150 back in the form of a statement credit
  • Earn 6% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (excluding superstores and warehouse clubs) up to $6,000. After the first $6,000 of purchases in a calendar year users will earn 1% cash back.
  • Earn 3% at U.S. gas stations and select department stores.
  • Earn 1% on all other eligible purchases.

Redeem Rewards
  • Redeem reward dollars for statement credits in increments of $25 whenever your total available reward dollar balance is $25 or more.
  • Minimum redemption is 25 reward dollars.

Fees and APR
  • $75 annual fee.
  • 0% Intro APR: 0% APR introductory rate for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers, then purchase APR.
  • Purchase APR: 12.99% - 21.99% Variable, depending on credit history.
  • Balance Transfer Fee: Balance transfer fee is $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.


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Card Details:

Purchase APR:0% for 15 months, then 12.99%-21.99% Variable
Features:6% cash back at US supermarkets (up to $6K), 3% cash back on US gas & select US dept stores; 1% cash back on other purchases. $150 intro bonus after spending $1K in first 3 mos.
Annual Fee :$75
Credit Needed:Excellent

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