Chase Freedom
-  $150 bonus after you spend $500 during your first 3 months of having the card
-  Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases in quarterly bonus categories
-  1x points on all other purchases with no annual limit on earning points
-  redeem points for cash back, gift cards or pay with points on Amazon.com
-  points worth 1 cent when redeeming for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards
-  earn a $25 bonus when you add your first authorized user & make a purchase
-  no annual fee
Our verdict: The Chase Freedom is a longtime favorite and a great card if you don't want an annual fee. You won't get the huge signup bonus that the above cards do or as many perks, but it's still a nice card to have and the $150 bonus is easy to attain. The rotating 5% bonus categories each quarter can be very useful. Examples of these categories are gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants as well as merchants like Amazon and Kohl's. Get more info or apply here.



Chase Freedom Unlimited
-  15,000 bonus points after $500 spent in your first 3 months with the card
-  earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase - no limits or categories
-  earn an additional $25 bonus when you add you first authorized user to the card
-  0% introductory APR for 15 months on both purchases and balance transfers
-  includes zero liability protection, purchase protection, extended warranty & more
-  Ulitmate Rewards points can also be redeemed for gift cards from 150+ retailers
-  no annual fee!
Our verdict: The Chase Freedom Unlimited is a great "daily driver" card as you'll earn 1.5% back in Ulitmate Rewards points on all purchases. There's no limits to worry about and no categories to be concerned with. The $150 bonus requires spending a very low $500 in the first 3 months. That bonus, combined with no annual fee makes this card a no-brainer for most people. If you have another card such as the Sapphire Reserve or Ink Preferred below you can transfer points earned on this card to those cards to take advantage of conversion to travel partners or bonuses for using points through Chase travel. Get more info or apply here.



Chase Ink Business Preferred
-  80,000 bonus points after $5,000 spent in your first 3 months with the card
-  points worth 1.25 cents when redeeming for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards
-  3x points on travel, internet service, cable TV service, cell phone service
-  3x points on shipping purchases, most online advertising purchases
-  1x points on all other purchases with no annual limit on earning points
-  get additional employee credit cards for your business at no addition cost
-  annual fee of $95
Our verdict: The Chase Ink Preferred is an great card for anyone, even if you don't have a traditional business. If you don't have an actual business, you can just use your full name as the legal business name when applying. Getting triple points on things like travel and your internet, cable and phone bills is a great perk. This card is great for eBay and Etsy sellers as well due to the 3x point categories. The 80,000 bonus points is a huge amount and can be easily worth over $1,000 in travel. All this for just a relatively low $95 annual fee. We use this card for all our GottaDEAL related business charges. Get more info or apply here.



Amex Blue Business Plus Card
-  10,000 points after $3,000 spent in your first 3 months with the card
-  2x points on everyday purchases up to $50,000 with no category restrictions
-  1x points on all purchases thereafter
-  access to the popular Amex Membership Rewards loyalty program
-  expense management tools, travel perks and protection and much more
-  access to exclusive Amex Offers on your favorite merchants
-  no annual fee!
Our verdict: The Amex Blue Business Plus Card is a great card to have for everyday spending with no annual fee. You'll earn a generous 10,000 point bonus by meeting the minimum spending threshold. You'll earn 2% back in points on nearly all purchases which is tough to beat for a card with no annual fee. This card also gets you access to the extremely popular Amex Offers which can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars per year. Get more info or apply here.





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