The Amex Gold Card offers generous rewards on select dining, grocery, and travel expenses. It also offers annual statement credits that help offset the card’s high annual fee. But be aware of the card's limitations before signing up.
The Citi Expedia Credit Card offers a good rewards program for people who frequently book travel through the online portal. However, other travel cards offer more flexible rewards, so you should consider where you book your travel before signing up.
Lounge access, a generous signup bonus, and other travel benefits make the United MileagePlus Explorer Card a great choice for jet-setters — especially if you frequently fly United. However, an annual fee and other downsides mean the card isn’t necessarily right for everyone
The Marriott Bonvoy Boundless credit card provides ample benefits for frequent travelers, including one free hotel night every year, automatic Silver Elite benefits, and free in-room Wi-Fi at participating hotels. However, those who don’t regularly stay at Marriott hotels or fly with the program's partner airlines may be better off with a different travel card.
Old Navy currently offers two credit cards. The Old Navy store card can only be used at Gap Inc. stores, while the Old Navy Visa card offered by Synchrony Bank can be used anywhere Visa is accepted. Both cards offer generous perks, but rewards aren’t as flexible as general cash back credit cards.
The BankAmericard Secured Credit Card is a decent secured card because it offers flexibility with your credit line and charges no annual fee. Unlike some other secured cards, however, you can’t earn any rewards.
The BankAmericard Credit Card for Students provides a long 0% introductory APR but doesn’t have many other cardholder benefits. Instead, students are often better served with a college card that offers a rewards program.
The Fidelity credit card offers a reasonable rewards program that provides unlimited 2% cash back on all purchases with no annual fee. Rewards can be deposited into Fidelity accounts to help you save for your financial future.
The OpenSky Secured Visa is a great secured credit card if you’ve had past financial missteps, given there’s no credit check and you get to set the credit limit yourself. Unfortunately, you can’t earn rewards for spending and you have to pay a $35 annual fee, so you may want to consider other secured cards.
Consumers in the process of rebuilding credit or establishing a credit history for the first time might find help with the Green Dot primor® Visa® Gold Secured credit card, thanks to a low interest rate and no credit score requirement.
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