3 Rewards Credit Cards for Big Spenders

You can rack up points quickly with these cards.

If you have an excellent credit score and a willingness to spend freely, you are a prime target for reward-card issuers offering generous bounties of bonus points. You might want to take one up on its offer if you pay off your credit cards every month.

Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature (www.bankofamerica.com) charges a $75 annual fee, but in return new cardholders receive 25,000 miles, enough for a free flight anywhere Alaska Airlines flies. You earn three miles per dollar spent on flights and one mile on everything else; to qualify for another Alaska Airlines flight, figure on spending about $2,000 a month for a year on everyday purchases. You can also use points for flights on 15 partner airlines.

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