Posted by Chuck on May 29, 2017
Credit Cards

Published on May 29th, 2017 | by Chuck

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[WA] Inspirus Credit Union 2% Credit Card

Inspirus Credit Union offers a Visa Signature Card which earns unlimited 2% cash back on all purchases and no annual fee, nor foreign transaction fee. There isn’t any signup bonus on the card.

Direct Link (benefit terms pdf)

You can apply for the card in branch or online. Membership to Inspirus Credit Union is available to those from Washington State; live, work, worship, regularly conduct business, or attend school. On the credit card application it seems to accept any address, including outside of WA state and even if you don’t have a member number. But we’ll assume for now that you must become a credit union member to get approved for the card.

Aside from being another 2% fee-free option, the most interesting thing I see is that the card has no foreign transaction fees. I’m not sure if there are any 2%+ cards that have no annual fee and no foreign transaction fee.

Another thing to note is that the card has cell phone insurance, but it’s only $250 coverage with a $50 deductible, so not much.

2% cards are a baseline for what rewards you should be getting, and they are increasingly common. We’ve even seen the bar jump to 2.5% with the Alliant card and the USAA card, though both of those come with strings attached – USAA is military only and Alliant has a $59 annual fee. Check out this list of Best Credit Cards For Every Day Purchases.

Hat tip to Reddit

 



3 Responses to [WA] Inspirus Credit Union 2% Credit Card

  1. Jake says:

    PenFed Power Cash Rewards is 2% cashback if you have a checking account and leave $500 in it, have DD to it, or are military. It has no AF or FTF too.

  2. Lela says:

    I’ve been a member of this CU for 29 years and can report they are a great CU. Geberally no fees for anything. I am disappointed in their recent name change and offering cash back cc and free balance transfer offers: I hope they don’t loose money. They used to be named School Employees Credit Union of Washington. They were historically hard to get into and reputed very solid as a banking institution.

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