Chase Freedom®

Chase Freedom® Review: Credit Cards

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Rating:
Bottom Line:
Excellent combination of cash back rewards and 0% intro APR; $100 bonus opportunity
Full Review:
5 2014-12-18 10:49:53 Chase Freedom® offers an attractive combination of an unlimited cash back card with a whopping $100 bonus (after spending $500 in the first 3 months), and a 15-month 0% introductory APR for purchases and balance transfers. The ongoing variable APRs of 13.99% to 22.99%, depending on creditworthiness, are also quite reasonable. This card is a good choice for anyone who wants a terrific cash-back card and also plans to carry a balance.

Highlights
  • Earn a $100 Bonus after you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening.
  • Earn a $25 Bonus after you add your first authorized user and make a purchase within this same 3-month period.
  • 0% Intro APR for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers. After the intro period, a variable APR of 13.99%-22.99%.
  • 5% Cash Back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases between 1/1/15 - 3/31/15 at grocery stores (not including Walmart® and Target® purchases), movie theaters, and Starbucks® stores.
  • You'll enjoy new 5% categories every 3 months like restaurants, gas stations, and Amazon.com. It's free and easy to activate your bonus each quarter!
  • Unlimited 1% Cash Back on all other purchases.
  • No annual fee and rewards never expire as long as your account is open.

Rewards
  • Rewards do not expire.
  • Earn a $100 Bonus after you spend $500 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening.
  • Earn a $25 Bonus after you add your first authorized user and make a purchase within this same 3-month period.
  • Earn 1% unlimited cash back on all purchases, and 5% cash back (up to $1,500) within certain bonus categories, which rotate on a quarterly basis.

Redeem Rewards
  • Rebates can be redeemed for cash, as well as travel, gift cards or statement credits.

Fees and APR
  • No annual fee.
  • 0% Intro APR: 0% Intro APR for 15 months on purchase and balance transfers.
  • Purchase APR: 13.99% - 22.99% Variable, depending on creditworthiness.
  • 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 the first 15 months,
then 13.99% - 22.99% Variable
Features:$100 bonus after spending $500 in first 3 months; 5% cash back in rotating spending categories (up to $1,500 per quarter), 1% on all other purchases
Annual Fee :None
Credit Needed:Good

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