Last updated: 7/2/2021

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Chase Freedom Unlimited

Earns: Cash Back

GigaTake:

A great card for people who like to keep it simple. It offers 1.5% cash back on all spending, one of the better deals going, plus a new 3% bonus on dining and drugstores. Squeeze more value out of the card by pairing it with a Chase card that earns Ultimate Rewards—you can transfer your Freedom points into the program.

This card is best for:

  • Dining
  • Drugstores
  • All Spending

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Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Pros

  • Solid 1.5% cash back on all purchases.
  • 3% for dining and drugstores makes it even more valuable.
  • Earnings can be combined with an Ultimate Rewards earning card.

Cons

  • Depending on your spending, you could earn a bit more with another card.

See how the Chase Freedom Unlimited compares to other credit cards

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Effective Value = 3 %

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Bonus Rating

Cash Back

After you spend $500 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
3% Dining

Very Good

very good

3% Drugstores

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1.5% All Other

Good

good

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

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
Other Card Information

Cardholders also earn 5% on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards.

Annual Fee
  • $0
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The Fine Print

INTRO APR FOR PURCHASES 0% for 15 months
PURCHASES APR 14.99% – 23.74% variable
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 16.49% to 26.24%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 24.99% Variable
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
RETURN CHECK FEE $0
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 3%