WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- CardHub.com is out with some of its top picks for plastic in the new year and if your credit is top-notch, then you may want to consider these credit cards:
- The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
CardHub loves the 40,000 bonus points you get after spending $3,000 during the first three months. Here's why: You can turn around and redeem those points to take $400 off of what you owe, which is like spending $2,600 to get $3,000 of goods.
- Blue Cash Preferred from American Express
It offers 6% cash back at supermarkets -- up to $6,000. You also get 3% cash back at gas stations and department stores, and 1% cash back everywhere else.
If you spend at least $1,000 in the first three months -- they waive the $75 annual fee for 2 years.
- The Capital One Venture Card and the PenFed Premium Travel Rewards American Express Credit Card
If you like travel!
- Citi Diamond Preferred Card
If you want to transfer a balance so you can pay it down at a low interest rate, then you might want this card. It has the longest 0% introductory interest rate on the market, at 18 months. Keep in mind there is a 3 percent balance transfer fee.
- Slate Card from Chase
It offers a free balance transfer for 60 days and a 0% introductory rate for 15 months.