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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How Can I Lower My Credit Card APR?
Does your current credit card charge you high interest rates, making it hard to pay down your balance? Or maybe your interest rates shot up after the 0% intro APR period expired or when you paid a few late payments, and now you’re stuck barely making a dent in paying down your debt because the […]

Government Agencies That Can Help You with Consumer Complaints
When you have a problem with a product or service you’re getting, it’s a good idea to contact the company that provides it to try and sort out your issue. However, sometimes that doesn’t work, and the company just strings you along without ever really fixing anything, or flat-out ignores you. In those cases, it […]

The Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card Gets Some Exciting New Perks
Business owners who travel a lot and prefer Starwood or Marriott-branded hotels should look into the¬†Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express¬†(a NextAdvisor advertiser), which is in the process of getting a facelift. Here’s the rundown of what’s happening with the card: Starwood and Marriott have merged companies and they are now in […]

NextAdvisor Survey: 54% of Americans Find Frequent Flyer Programs Confusing
When it comes to credit cards, do you really understand how your rewards work? The results of our recent survey* found that most people don’t understand credit cards rewards, specifically travel rewards. Fifty-four percent of Americans find frequent flyer programs confusing and 47% found hotel loyalty programs confusing, while 45% are confused about credit card […]

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