Best Credit Cards of 2017

There are hundreds of credit cards issued by dozens of major banks. Some credit cards have long 0% intro APR periods for those who want to transfer a balance or make a large purchase, while others offer a variety of rewards for those who want to earn cash back, points or travel miles on all their purchases. NextAdvisor has sorted through the major credit cards and reviewed hundreds of options to help consumers select a card that is right for them. Below are the best credit cards that we've reviewed in each of the major categories. Also, if you want to search for specific card features, be sure to use our free Find a Credit Card tool on the right side of this page.

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3 Things to Know About Debt Collection
One of the scariest things about owing debt is the fear of it going into collections. Debt collectors have a bad reputation and tend to inspire worries of insecurity and loss in a lot of people. However, dealing with debt collection isn’t uncommon, and it isn’t the end of the world. The Consumer Financial Protection […]

Cash Back Credit Cards with the Best Intro Bonuses
From free flights to cash back, credit card issuers offer cardholders all kinds of rewards on their purchases these days. While many rewards credit cards offer solid ongoing rewards, some also offer intro bonuses to sweeten the deal. Also referred to as sign-up bonuses, these introductory incentives give you cash back or travel rewards once […]

Rated No. 1 for Customer Satisfaction: The Best American Express Credit Cards
While this information was accurate at the time this post was published, these cards’ offers and perks may have expired or changed over time. Visit our reviews of the best credit cards to find the right card for your needs. Every year, J.D. Power surveys thousands of U.S. credit cardholders to determine which credit card […]

Get 10% Back at and Target with Discover it – Cashback Match
Updated: Sept. 20, 2017 The holidays are around the corner, and if you want to make the most of your purchases, Discover it – Cashback Match is a strong addition to your wallet. That’s because this card earns an effective 10% back at and Target from October through December! On top of that, you […]

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