Editor's Choice: Credit Cards

There are hundreds of credit cards issued by dozens of major banks. Some credit cards have low annual fees, while others offer a variety of rewards and still others provide compelling deals for those that are looking to transfer an existing credit card balance. NextAdvisor has sorted through the major credit cards and reviewed each to help consumers select a card that is right for them. Below are the top credit cards from our partners that we have reviewed in each of the major categories. Or you can use our Find a Credit Card tool on the right side of this page to search for specific card features. You can also learn more about credit cards by visiting our Credit Card FAQs. (Ad Disclosure)

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BEST

Cash Back Card


Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

BEST

Travel Card


Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite Mastercard®


BEST
Card for Average Credit


Barclaycard Rewards Mastercard® - Average Credit

BEST

Student Card


Citi® Dividend® Card for College Students


Have a Question?

Don't know the difference between a standard or fixed APR, or even what an APR is for that matter? Don't know what constitutes good credit or bad credit? No problem! We have assembled a detailed list of frequently asked questions that can address any uncertainties you have about selecting a new credit card. Read our Frequently Asked Questions

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As you're looking for a new credit card, you may have a difficult time deciding between a credit card and charge card. While these two options may seem to be very similar, they are actually quite different credit options. What is a credit card? The widely popular option, a credit card is the best choice for anyone [...]

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Did You Know?

You could be saving hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars per year by transferring balances from high APR credit cards to those that offer a lower rate for balance transfers. Many of these credit cards offer 0% interest for as much as one year as well as competitive standard APRs once the introductory period is complete. If you want to save money by eliminating the interest on your existing credit card balances, then credit cards with low balance transfer rates are right for you.
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