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NASA Federal Credit Union

NASA credit union credit card

Join the NASA Federal Credit union and transfer your credit card balances with NO fee!

You do NOT have to be a member of NASA to get its great perks.

You can become a NASA credit union member by enrolling in the following qualifying associations:

  • Be an employee or retiree of NASA Goddard, NASA Headquarters, NASA Wallops, NASA Kennedy Space Center and NASA
  • Be an employee or a member of one of 900 NASA Federal Credit Union partner companies or associations
  • Be an immediate family or household member of a current NASA Federal Credit Union member
  • Or even become a member of the American Consumer Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting consumers. Simply select “American Consumer Council” from the Membership Eligibility drop-down menu of the membership application. Best of all there is no fee join the council.
  • More than 900 companies and Associations, including Orbital, National Space Society, Mathematical Association, have partnered with NASA Federal Credit Union

If you meet any of the above criteria, you are eligible to become a member of NASA Federal Credit Union.

There are no fees to join, but you will be required to open a Savings Account with an opening deposit of a modest $5 to establish membership.

In addition, members receive the full benefits of traditional bank credit cards and help NASA keep Americans at work.

Select the NASA Federal Visa Credit Card for real value and a variety of privileges, from cash back to rewards.

The card has some of the lowest interest rates available on balances, with no interest due on balances paid in full for every billing cycle.

Regardless of the card you choose, enjoy card benefits such as (at no cost)

  • Zero fraud liability
  • 24-hour travel & emergency assistance
  • Extended warranty program
  • Auto rental insurance
  • Free Verified by Visa fraud protection
  • Six card design choices

Besides the credit card, NASA Federal Credit Union offers other outstanding financial products:

  • No monthly debt card fees
  • Free mobile banking and remote deposit
  • 28,000 free mobile ATM locations
  • Premier checking with early access
  • Refinance your auto loan and NASA FCU will lower your rate by at least 2%
  • Up to 100% home purchase financing

Details for these programs are available at NASA Federal Credit Union web site.

American College of Physicians MasterCard

American College Physicians Credit Card

Get a $200 cash back bonus after charging $1000, within 90 days, to a new American College of Physicians Credit Card.

Finance larger purchases for the first 12 billing cycles by making at least the minimum payment due with an introductory APR of 0%.

On top of those incentives card holders get these rewards for the life of the programs every time they shop:

  • 3% cash back in one of the following categories: gas, online shopping, dining, travel, drug stores, home improvement or furnishings
  • 2% cash back at grocery stores and wholesale clubs and
  • 1% cash back on other eligible purchases

Certain restrictions and limits apply, so make sure to read the fine print in the application.

The Visa Signature Card from Bank of America, offers many features such as lost luggage reimbursement, cell phone protection, extended warranties, and more at no cost to the cardholder.

TERMS & BENEFITS

  • Grace Period: 25 days
  • Annual Fee: $0
  • APR Purchases after intro: 16.24% to 26.24%
  • APR Balance Transfers after intro: 15.74% to 25.74%
  • APR Cash Advances: 19.24% to 27.24%
  • Balance Transfer Fee: 3% (min $10)
  • Cash Advance Fee: 3% (min $10)
  • Foreign Transaction Fee: 3%
  • APR Balance Transfer: 15.74% to 25.74%
  • APR Cash Advances: 24.24%
  • Fraud Protection: yes
  • Alerts on card use and bills available
  • Complimentary monthly FICO scores available
  • 24/7 customer service for questions and assistance

This credit card is open only to members of the American College of Physicians(ACP), which serves doctors on a variety of ways according to its web site.

“ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Our 154,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows.”

For details about the credit card and an online application visit the membership benefits page.

American Quarter Horse Association Credit Card

American Quarter Horse Association Credit CardGet a $150 cash back bonus (after spending $500 within 90 days of opening an account) and benefit the American Quarter Horse Association.

Plus pay no interest for the first 12 Statement Closing Dates following the opening of your account with the 0% Introductory APR.

  • 3% cash back in the category of your choice that includes either gas, online shopping, dining, travel, drug Stores, or home improvement & furnishings
  • 2% cash back at grocery stores and wholesale clubs
  • 1% cash back on all other eligible purchases

It’s easy to choose by simply going to the Mobile Banking app or to Online Banking and changing your choice category for future purchases once each calendar month, or make no change and it stays the same.

TERMS & BENEFITS

  • Grace Period: 25 days
  • APR Intro: 0% for 12 months
  • APR Revolving Balance: 16.24% to 26.24%
  • APR Balance Transfer Intro: 0% for 12 months
  • APR Balance Transfer: 16.24% to 26.24%
  • APR Cash Advances: 19.24% to 27.24%
  • Annual Fee: $0
  • Balance Transfer Fee: 3% (min $10)
  • ATM Cash Advance Fee: 5% (min $10)
  • Foreign Transaction Fee: 3%
  • Fraud Protection: yes
  • Warranty Extension: yes
  • Price Protection: n/a

Besides what the Visa card gives you, support from Bank of America makes these AQHA programs and events possible:

For more details and information visit the American Quarter Horse Association credit card application page.

United Community Bank of Georgia Credit Cards

United Community Southeast

United Community Bank of Georgia (UCBG), with locations throughout Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and South Carolina, offers new customers either $25 or $100 cash back bonuses when opening a credit card account.

Ranked “Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Southeast Region, Five Years in a Row” by J.D. Power, United Community Bank gives local clients several choices of credit cards to suit their individual needs.

Visa® Platinum Card

  • Pay down your other credit card balances faster with a 0% APR introductory rate for 15 months
  • No annual membership fee
  • Visa benefits such as extended warranty coverage, auto rental collision damage waiver coverage and zero fraud liability.

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Visa® Real Rewards Card

  • Get 1.5 points for every $1 charged on eligible net purchases
  • No cap or limit on the number of points you can earn
  • 2,500 bonus rewards ($25) awarded after first purchase

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Cash Rewards American Express® Card

  • 3% cash back on the first $6,000 in eligible net purchases made each year at gas stations
  • 2%  cash back on eligible supermarket net purchases
  • 1% cash back on all other eligible net purchases
  • $25 cash back cash back awarded after first purchase
  • Enjoy chip-enhanced acceptance and security
  • Zero fraud liability
  • Rental car insurance
  • Extended warranty coverage
  • Merchandise return protection
  • Access to popular events before the general public

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Premier Rewards American Express® Card

  • Earn 4 points for every $1 spent on eligible net restaurant purchases
  • Earn 3 points for every $1 spent on eligible net airline purchases
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 spent on eligible net gas purchases
  • Earn 1 point for every $1 spent on all other eligible purchases
  • Earn 10,000 one-time bonus rewards a spend of $1,000 in the first three months
  • No cap or limit on the number of points accumulated
  • Reimbursement for either Global Entry or TSA Pre-entry fees

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To find out how to get the best deal on your credit card balances UCBG has an entire page of financial calculators where you plug in your numbers and get the answers you’re looking for.

In 2018 United Community Bank was honored by Forbes as the “best bank in Georgia.”

“We are honored to have been named the best bank in the state of Georgia, according to the inaugural Forbes Best-in-State Banks list, in addition to being recognized as one of America’s best performing banks by Forbes magazine for the fifth consecutive year.”

Visit their home page for a full list of services they provide.