Author Topic: What credit card should I get?  (Read 1110 times)

El Gringo

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What credit card should I get?
« on: May 20, 2015, 12:53:53 PM »
I'm looking to get a new credit card and looking for suggestions. I currently use the SallieMae Rewards card which gives me 6% back on groceries (including box stores like Target and Walmart).

I barely ever drive, so gas station rewards don't interest me. After rent/utilities and groceries, my biggest expenses are probably restaurants and bars. I was thinking of getting the Chase Freedom card, which offers rotating 5% cash back, including one quarter per year on restaurants.

Questions:
1)Are there any good credit cards specifically for restaurants?
2) Are there any good no-fee credit cards for booking flights? It seems like most credit cards that offer good rewards for flights have an annual fee, which I don't want to bother with. Are there any good ones without an annual fee?

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Re: What credit card should I get?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2015, 12:59:25 PM »
Check out the link in my signature.

Chase Freedom is good because this quarter (up until June 30th) there's 5% cash back for restaurants. Next quarter it'll be for gas.

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Re: What credit card should I get?
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2015, 05:58:53 PM »
You're interested in the best 'category bonuses'.  That all depends on what categories you're interested in, whether cash-back, or points based, etc.  I'd recommend starting at the Category Rewards page over at FrequentMiler:
http://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/2012/11/09/best-category-bonuses/

There are other pages there - Category Rewards, and Signup Bonuses are the most interesting (IMHO). 

Let us know what you end up choosing.