The Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2018

 In Payment Card Industry News

At Motus Financial, we aim to distinguish your specific credit card needs and strive to understand what is best for your current financial status. The first step is always the hardest, but we wanted to provide a list of credit cards featuring outstanding rewards and benefits for your needs. If you are looking for a credit card for a specific purpose, we have an organized a list of what cards are the best for traveling, dining experiences, and receiving cash back.

Cash Back

  • Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express
    • Introductory 0% APR for 12 months
    • 6% cash back at U.S. supermarkets
    • 3% cash back at U.S. gas stations, Department stores
      • This card is designed specifically for families and offers fantastic cash back opportunities on every day trips to grocery stores and gas stations.
  • Capital One Quicksilver
    • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase
    • No limit to how much cash back that can be earned
    • Ability to manage account right on the Capital One Mobile App
  • Chase Freedom
    • Unlimited cash-back rewards for qualifying purchases
    • Earn a $150 bonus after spending $500 on purchases in the first 3 months from account
    • No annual fee
  • Citi Double Cash Card
    • 2% cash back on purchases
    • 0% intro APR for 18 months
      • Variable APR becomes 15.24%-25.24% after the 18 months conclude
  • Discover it Cash Back
    • 5% earnings each quarter
    • Unlimited 1% cash back automatically
    • All cash back earned will be matched at the end of year one


  • Bank of America
    • No annual fee
    • Flexible redemption options
    • Bonuses offered when signing up and will continue to be provide to existing cardholders
  • Capital One Savor Cash Rewards
    • One-time $500 cash bonus after $3,000 spent
    • Unlimited 4% cash back on dining and entertainment
    • 2% cash back at grocery stores and 1% on all other purchases
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred
    • No annual fee
    • 2x points on travel and dieting at restaurants worldwide
    • Redeem points for airlines and hotels
      • Points can be used to book travel through Chase and will receive extra rewards
  • Chase Sapphire Reserve
    • 2 rewards points for ever $1 spent on dining and travel purchases
  • United Explorer
    • 40,000 bonus miles after 2,000 spent on purchases in first 3 months
    • $0 introductory annual fee for year one
    • Earn 2 miles per $1 spent at restaurants and on hotel visits
  • Wells Fargo
    • If account is active, cash rewards do not expire
    • 8% cash rewards on qualified mobile wallet purchases


  • Barclays Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard
    • No foreign transaction fees
    • International Chip and PIN capabilities for terminals worldwide
    • No airline, seat, or hotel restrictions
      • If you are looking to do a large amount of traveling, your miles will not expire if your account is active
  • Capital One Venture
    • One-time bonus of 50,000 when 3,000 is spent on purchases
    • Miles do not expire with active account
    • Named ‘The Best Travel Card’ by CNBC in 2018
  • Platinum Card American Express
    • 5x membership rewards points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel
    • Complimentary elite status (Gold)
      • Exclusive benefits and room upgrades

Just listing a few of the incredible offers from these accounts, your money is the number one priority and these perks can help you save and strengthen your financial goals.

If you are new to this process, deciding on the appropriate credit card provider can be difficult but Motus Financial wanted to provide readers with information displaying the different benefits from the best rewards cards of 2018. We at Motus Financial want to make sure you are properly informed of the services you can receive from your credit card provider and help get you started. Move Forward with Motus Financial.

About Us

Motus Financial, located in Sun Prairie, WI provides Point-of-Sale (POS) technology solutions and credit card processing services. Locally owned and operated Motus Financial provides a complete suite of POS technology services to assist merchants in processing payment from credit cards, debit cards, and checks.  Motus financial can also provide check processing as well as a customized gift card program for your business.

For more information regarding your account, please contact us at 608-819-8666 or check out our website at and we look forward to assisting you.

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