Category Archives: US Bank Fidelity Rewards Visa

Top 10 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for 2017

Lots of travel rewards cards can be worth paying the annual fee.  Because they come with great travel perks like big sign-up bonuses, free hotel nights, trip insurance, and other benefits.

But there are plenty of personal no-annual-fee cards that can get you Big Travel with Small Money too!

These cards are good to keep forever.  Because keeping your cards open for a long time can increase the average age of your accounts and potentially improve your credit score.

Almost all of the cards in this post do NOT earn us a commission.  But we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards 2017

You Can Earn Points & Miles With These Great No-Annual-Fee Cards. And Start Planning Your Next Adventure Sooner Rather Than Later!

Here are my top 10 picks of personal (not business!) credit cards with no annual fee.

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Best Offer Ever for Barclaycard Arrival Plus!

Exciting news!  You can now earn 50,000 Barclaycard Arrival miles with the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card, after meeting minimum spending requirements.  That’s worth $525 in statement credits towards travel purchases of $100 or more!

That’s a great sign-up bonus for a card that waives the annual fee the first year.  And this is the highest offer I’ve ever seen on the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card, so if you’ve been thinking about it, now’s the time to apply!

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Save $525 on Airfare With the Increased Sign-Up Bonus on the Barclaycard Arrival Plus Card!

I’ll share the details of this offer.  And help you decide if the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card makes sense for you!

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How to Pay Rent With a Credit Card Using RadPad

Update:  On August 24, 2016, RadPad ended its promotion for free rent payments via Android Pay on the RadPad app.  There is now a 2.99% fee for rent payments with a credit card.

Update:   Beginning September 7, 2016, you can add Chase Visa cards to Android Pay

Update:  RadPad changed their fees as of August 17, 2016.  Now you’ll pay, for debit cards, $4.95 for rents lower than $5,000 and $9.95 for rents over $5,000.  For all credit cards there will be a 2.99% fee.

Do you pay rent each month?  If so, you can earn thousands of extra miles and points by using your favorite credit card!

RadPad allows you to pay your rent with a Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, or Discover card.  And your landlord receives a regular paper check in the mail.

Even better, you can use a credit card to pay your rent with NO fees through December 31, 2016, when you pay with Android Pay through the RadPad app.

How To Pay Rent With A Credit Card Using RadPad

Renters Hold the Key to Lots of Extra Miles & Points. Or Easily Meet Your Minimum Spending Requirements in 2016 If You Have an Android Phone!

I’ll show you how it works.  And why you might consider using this service!

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Top 10 Credit Cards With No Annual Fee for 2016

There are plenty of cards with no annual fee that can get you Big Travel with Small Money!

Lots of cards can be well worth paying the annual fee.  Because they come with great travel benefits like free hotel nights, trip insurance, and other perks.

But paying an annual fee doesn’t appeal to some folks, especially those just beginning their journey with miles & points.

Top 10 Credit Cards With No Annual Fee For 2016

You Can Earn Points Quickly Fun Travel Experiences, Even With No-Annual-Fee Cards!

No-annual-fee cards are good to keep forever.  Because keeping your cards open for a long time can increase the average age of your accounts and potentially improve your credit score.

Here are my top 10 picks of personal (not business!) credit cards with no annual fee.

Many of the cards in this post do NOT earn us a commission.  But we’re committed to telling you about the best deals!

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New! $100 Sign-Up Bonus With the Fidelity 2% Cash Back Card for a Limited Time

Via Doctor of Credit, you can earn a $100 sign-up bonus with the Fidelity Visa Signature card after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first 90 days of account opening.

This card offers 2% cash back on purchases, with no limits or caps!  But the sign-up bonus is only available to new cardmembers through December 31, 2016.

Usually, this card doesn’t offer a sign-up bonus.

We don’t earn a commission for this card but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

New 100 Sign Up Bonus With The Fidelity 2 Cash Back Card For A Limited Time

Folks Who Don’t Already Have the Fidelity 2% Cash Back Card Earn a $100 Bonus After the Spending Requirements. The Other Hundreds in the Photo Represent What Grows in Your Fidelity Retirement Account! 🙂

Here’s more about the deal and why you might consider this card.

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New Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Versus Similar No-Annual-Fee Cards

Last month, I wrote about a potential new Wells Fargo cash back card.

You can now sign-up for the new no annual fee Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa.  It earns 1.5% back on purchases.  And 1.8% back on Android Pay and Apple Pay purchases made during the first 12 months after account opening.

But there’s NO sign-up bonus.

Emily and I don’t earn a commission on this card, but we’ll always tell you about new deals!

New Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Versus Similar No Annual Fee Cards

You Can Earn Extra Cash Back When You Use Your Wells Fargo Cash Wise Card With Android Pay or Apple Pay

For most folks this is probably NOT the best cash back card.  I’ll explain and give you alternatives!

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus or Capital One Venture – Which Is the Better Card for You?

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Want more flexibility to cover your travel costs?  Credit cards that earn miles & points are often the best way to get Big Travel with Small Money because they can get you award flights and hotel award stays.

But the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® and Venture® Rewards From Capital One let you redeem miles for other travel costs, like Airbnb stays, taxi rides, meals in hotels, and flights with NO blackout dates.  That can save you more money when you travel!

Barclaycard Arrival Plus Or Capital One Venture Which Is The Better Card For You

Can’t Find an Award Seat? Use Your Barclaycard Arrival Plus or Capital One Venture Card to Cover the Cost of Your Flight. I’ll Help You Decide Which Card Is Better for You!

Let’s look at both cards to see how they compare!

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The Best Way to Withdraw Cash While Overseas

Have you ever come home from a trip abroad and been shocked to see fees on your bank statement?  It’s not a fun way to end your vacation!

Most US banks add currency conversion fees of 1% to 3% for using ATMs abroad.  And sometimes, there’s an ATM fee of ~$3 to $5 in addition to the foreign exchange fee.  These fees can put a dent in your plans for Big Travel with Small Money!

The good news is some checking accounts do NOT charge currency conversion fees.  And they’ll even give you a rebate for any ATM charges anywhere in the world!

The Best Way To Withdraw Cash While Overseas

Foreign Transaction Fees and ATM Fees Are Frustrating! But Some Checking Accounts Don’t Add Them

I’ve made a list of the best checking accounts to use overseas.  And I’ll compare these accounts to help you decide which option is best for you!

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Review of the New Charles Schwab AMEX Cards

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Just when you thought you’d run out of AMEX cards to apply for with their 1-bonus-per-lifetime rule

Two new American Express cards are now available from Charles Schwab, but to apply you need to have an eligible Charles Schwab brokerage account.

The Schwab Investor Credit Card From American Express is a cash-back card which has a sign-up bonus of $100 after completing minimum spending.

And the American Express Platinum Card for Schwab earns AMEX Membership Rewards points, with a sign-up bonus of 40,000 points after meeting minimum spending.

Review Of The New Charles Schwab AMEX Cards

Charles Schwab and AMEX Have Teamed up to Offer 2 New Cards – but You Must Have a Charles Schwab Investment Account to Apply

Emily and I don’t receive a commission for these offer but we’ll always let you know about interesting deals!  I’ll share the details and help you decide if you should consider these cards!

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New Costco Visa Has a 4% Cash Back Category & Two Big 3% Categories

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers.

More news about the new Costco Anywhere Visa® Card by Citi!  Citi has released full details of the new card.  Folks with an existing card will receive it in the mail this May.  And can begin using it on June 20, 2016.

I’ll tell you what I like about this card.  And what could be a deal-breaker for some!

Get 4 Or 3 Cash Back In Bonus Categories With The New Citi Costco Visa

Folks With an AMEX Costco Card Will Receive Their New Citi Costco Visa in May. It Has Even Better Cash Back Earnings Than the Old Card on Gas, Dining, and Travel Purchases

I’ll share what we know so far!

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