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How do I get the Best Debit Card Rewards?

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  • Written By: Luke Arthur
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  • Last Modified Date: 23 March 2018
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In order to get the best debit card rewards, you will have to shop around with multiple banks. You also need to do a fair amount of research about each debit card rewards program. Once you have researched the programs, choose the one that you want and fill out the necessary paperwork.

Many banks are starting to offer debit card rewards programs in much the same way as credit card companies do. When you open an account with one of these banks, you will be able to accumulate rewards points for every purchase you make. The rewards will usually not be as easy to get as with a credit card program, but they are still better than nothing.

In order to find the program with the best debit card rewards, you will need to shop around with multiple banks. Every bank has a different debit card rewards program and some of them are better than others. Start out by visiting some different banks in your area and asking for information about their debit card rewards program. Most of them will have a brochure or a website with more information about the program.

When you obtain information about each of the debit card reward programs you are considering, you need to read about each of them in detail. Try to learn as much as you can about each program. Look for details such as restrictions and fees. Some of the reward programs are free while others require an annual fee to join. Look at how easy it is to earn rewards points on your purchases as well.

The next thing you will have to do is take the necessary steps to open an account with the appropriate bank. In most cases, this will be as simple as filling out a basic form and providing the bank with identification. If you are staying with the same bank, you may only need to fill out a form to join the rewards program.

You may also need to pay an application fee or setup fee to get started with the program. If you are opening a new account with a bank to take advantage of a debit card rewards program, you will need to fund the account also. Many times, this can be done with as little as $100 US Dollars (USD).

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