Published June 13, 2014
As Father's Day approaches, families are thinking of the best way to celebrate the men in their lives. These cards are great options for dads who are looking to celebrate all year round with rewards. While some families manage their finances together, others have different family members use different cards for various reasons. Fathers may wish to manage their finances separately, or just earn the kind of rewards they most appreciate. Fathers, and all other credit card users, should be careful to find the best card for their needs, but here are five options that many dads will enjoy.
1. The Major League Baseball Card From Bank of America
There are so many great memories that begin with a father taking a child, or the whole family, out to a ball game. Dads who love baseball might consider this card, which is offered in versions for all 30 Major League teams.
New applicants receive a $100 cash reward bonus after making at least $500 in purchases within the first 90 days of opening an account. Cardholders also receive 1% cash back on purchases, 2% at the grocery store, and 3% on gas for the first $1,500 in combined grocery store and gas purchases each quarter. There is no annual fee for this card, and existing Bank of America customers receive a 10% bonus when they redeem rewards directly into their account.
2. The NFL Extra Points Card From Barclaycard
With the draft behind us, dads who are football fans are eagerly awaiting the NFL pre-season that's just three months away. So if a dad got this card now, he could earn enough reward points for game tickets, field passes and other exclusive experiences tailored to his favorite team.
New cardholders earn 10,000 bonus points after making $500 in purchases within the first 90 days of opening an account. Cardholders also receive one point per dollar spent and double points for NFL purchases online, in team stores or at the stadium. There is no annual fee for this card.
3. The Outdoor Rewards Card From Bass Pro Shops and Bank of America
As much as many dads may love going to the game, some also enjoy getting away from it all to go hunting, fishing or camping.
This card offers 5% back in the form of store credit for purchases at Bass Pro stores, which stock a tantalizing array of outdoor gear. Cardholders also receive 1% back on all other purchases, and $5 standard shipping for online and phone orders. There is no annual fee for this card.
4. ACE Rewards Card From US Bank
For some dads, there is nothing more rewarding than taking on a big project that requires a lot of tools. For those DIY enthusiasts, this card offers up to 10% in Ace Rewards points in popular quarterly categories, up to 5% in Ace Rewards points at participating Ace Stores, 2% in Ace Rewards points at gas stations and grocery store, and 1% in Ace Rewards points everywhere else Visa is accepted.
Cardholders then receive a $25 Ace Reward for every 12,500 points they earn. There is no annual fee for this card.
5. The Harley-Davidson Card From US Bank
If the dad in your life finds heaven to be the roar of his hog, this could be the card for him. Cardholders earn three Harley Davidson Genuine Rewards points for each dollar spent at Harley-Davidson dealerships, two points per dollar spent at gas stations, restaurants, bars and lodging, and one point per dollar spent everywhere else.
Points can be redeemed for Harley-Davidson gift cards or Harley Chrome Cash certificates. There is no annual fee for this card. Whether you're a father or not, you should always check your credit before you apply for a credit card to make sure you can qualify for the best interest rates. You can check two of your credit scores for free every month on Credit.com.
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