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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Arrival vs. Venture: Which is the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card?
Picking the right travel rewards credit card for your needs is a challenge, especially when two credit cards seem to offer similar rewards and perks. That’s why we’re pitting our two top-rated travel rewards credits cards, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard and the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card, against one another to […]

What Factors Affect My Ability to Get a New Credit Card?
Some of the questions we hear from our readers quite frequently are, “Does my income affect my ability to get a new credit card?” and, “What does my credit score need to be to get this credit card?” While there is no concrete answer to either of these questions, both your income and your credit […]

Limited-Time Offer: Earn 60,000 Bonus Miles with Citi’s AAdvantage Platinum Select Credit Cards
Prefer to fly with American Airlines? If so, now may be the perfect time for you to get the Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard (a NextAdvisor advertiser) or the CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard. That’s because both cards added a limited-time offer that can earn you 60,000 bonus miles after […]

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Ups Its Intro Bonus to 50,000 Miles
Attention travelers: The Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card just upped its intro bonus to 50,000 bonus miles — that’s worth $500 in travel! Cardholders will earn this 50,000-mile bonus after they spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. While this new intro bonus is impressive, it’s not the only […]

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