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    Default Which credit card for best sign-up rewards?

    Hi,
    I'm planning to pay my tuition over the next 4 months (4 month, each payment 2500$);

    Which credit card would you think offers the best cash back bonus for sign up / spending?

    BTW My school charges a 2.5% "convenience fee" when using credit cards.

    Thank you,
    Fred
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    Chase Sapphire Preferred gives a 40k point bonus for spending $3k in the first 3 months which is good for $400 cash or $500 in travel rewards. You have to have excellent credit or a semi-strong relationship with Chase in order to get it though, but it's a pretty awesome card.
    Amex Green - NPSL - 05/12
    Amex Zync - NPSL - 06/12
    Discover it - $7750 - 11/12
    Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa Signature - $5000 - 11/12
    SECU Platinum Visa - $5000 - 08/08
    Bank of America Cash Rewards Platinum Plus Visa - $3000 - 06/08
    Citi Diamond Preferred Mastercard - $3000 - 05/12
    GECRB Old Navy Visa - $2500 - 11/12
    Chase Amazon Visa - $2000 - 11/12
    Chase Freedom Visa - $2000 - 07/12
    Citi Thank You Visa - $1000 - 06/12
    Amex Blue Cash Everyday - $1000 - 01/13
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    Yeah, I agree with Ratfacedudeguy, CSP has one of the best signup bonuses that I have seen.
    Amex Platinum
    Amex BCP 15K
    Amex SPG 5K
    Barclaycard Arrival Plus WEMC 5K
    Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa Sig 23.5K
    Credit Union Visa Platinum 10K
    Discover IT 5.75K
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    There's a 50k signup bonus (=$500) for the Chase Ink Bold or Plus ($5k spend in 3 months).
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