Best Credit Cards of 2018

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. You can click "Apply Now" to connect with any of our partners. 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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Why a Credit Card Needs to Be on Your Moving Checklist
The summer is here, which means moving season is upon us. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 40 million Americans moved in 2017 and of those individuals, 65% of them moved between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Since it’s the hottest time of the year (literally and figuratively) to establish a new home base, we’re […]

Do You Know Your Credit Card Benefits? Research Shows Most People Don’t
Are you getting the most out of your credit card? According to a recent survey, probably not. A report from market research firm Market Strategies International says that 80% of credit card users aren’t familiar with all of the benefits provided by their primary card, and a majority of users only know a few features […]

The Fool-Proof Guide to Performing a Balance Transfer
In theory, balance transfers are a simple concept: move your balance from one credit card to another. In practice, though, there are a lot of variables to think about. Will you have to pay a balance transfer fee? What if you don’t get approved for a credit limit high enough to cover the entire balance […]

New! Ink Business Unlimited Credit Card Earns 1.5% Cash Back on All Purchases
Business owners, rejoice! The New! Ink Business Unlimited Credit Card makes earning rewards on all of your business purchases easy. That’s because it earns unlimited 1.5% cash back on all purchases. Most other business credit cards earn rewards in set categories, like office supplies or restaurants, which means you’re only earning 1% back on purchases […]

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