Last updated: 5/10/2021

Bank of America Cash Rewards

Earns: Cash Back

GigaTake:

The standard 1% cash back is acceptable, but a bit less than the 1.5-2% you can get elsewhere. You get 2% at grocery and warehouse stores and 3% in a category of your choice, but each of these categories is capped.

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Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Bonus Rating

Cash Back

After you spend $1,000 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
2% Groceries

Very Good

very good

2% Warehouse Stores

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1% All Other

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Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Cash Back
Gigapoints Value
1¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Annual Fee
  • $0
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The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.49% to 25.49%
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 15.49% to 25.49%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $10 or 3% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 18.49% to 26.49%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 3% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $39
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 3%