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FirstBank Classic Visa

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Highlights
Purchase APR  (Variable APR) 15.15%
Balance Transfer APR  (Variable APR) 18.15%
Credit Score Range 650 - 840
Annual Fee $0

FirstBank Classic Visa Review

This is a cashback credit card issued by FirstBank. If you're wondering whether FirstBank Classic Visa is the right card for you, read on. This review will provide you with with all the details you need to make a good choice.

Key Takeaways
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate. Offers an introductory 0% APR rate on balance transfers for up to 6 months , which is shorter than the average 0% APR period of 12 months.
  • 0% APR on new purchases. New cardholders receive an introductory 0% APR rate on new purchases for up to 6 months.
  • Competitive APRs. FirstBank Classic Visa has a variable purchase APR of 15.15%
  • No annual fee*. This is a great option for people looking for a low-maintenance cashback card. It gives you cashback on your purchases, but you don't have to pay an annual fee for the privilege.
  • 2.5% Balance transfer fee. FirstBank Classic Visa charges a fee of 2.5% on balance transfers. For example, a balance of $1,000 could cost $25 in transfer fees. The minimum fee is $2.
  • Charges foreign transaction fees. Avoid using this card when traveling abroad because it charges a commission of 3% every time you make a transaction outside the U.S.
  • Fair or better credit required. You will have good approval odds if your credit score is above 650.
Pros & Cons of FirstBank Classic Visa
The Good The Bad
  • Lower than average purchase APRs.
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate on balance transfers for up to 6 months.
  • 0% APR on new purchases during the first 6 months.
  • No annual fee.
  • Cardholders can earn rewards on purchases everywhere FirstBank Classic Visa is accepted.
  • FirstBank Classic Visa reports to multiple credit bureaus.
  • Does not offer a signup bonus.
  • Charges a foreign transaction fee of 3%.
  • Charges a 2.5% balance transfer fee.
  • Does not include many credit card benefits.
FirstBank Classic Visa FAQ

Does FirstBank Classic Visa have a cash back or rewards program?

This is a cashback card. This means you earn a percentage of your purchases as cash back rewards.

FirstBank Classic Visa Rewards
Rewards rate (all purchases) N/A
Max rewards rate N/A
Annual rewards limit N/A

Does FirstBank Classic Visa have a signup bonus?

This card doesn't offer a cash signup bonus.

Does FirstBank Classic Visa offer an annual loyalty bonus?

This card doesn't offer a cash loyalty bonus.

What are the relevant APRs for FirstBank Classic Visa?

According to the Federal Reserve Board, the average regular APR is 15% for all credit cards and 17% for accounts that carry a balance. It has lower than average regular APRs.

It has a variable purchase APR of 15.15%. The card has a variable balance transfer APR of 18.15% . It also has a variable cash advance APR of 18.15% .

Does FirstBank Classic Visa have an intro APR offer on balance transfers?

Yes, it offers an intro APR rate on balance transfers of 0% for a period of up to 6 months.

FirstBank Classic Visa Balance Transfers
Description
Balance Transfer Introductory APR 0%
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period 6 months
Balance Transfer APR 18.15%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $2
Balance Transfer Fee % 2.5%

Does FirstBank Classic Visa have an intro APR offer on new purchases?

FirstBank Classic Visa Purchase Intro Offer
Description
Introductory Rate 0%
Purchase Intro APR Period 6 months

This card does offer an intro APR rate of 0% on qualified purchases for a period of up to 6 months.

What are the fees for FirstBank Classic Visa?

The following fees apply:

FirstBank Classic Visa Fees
Fees Amount
Annual Fee $0
Foreign Transaction Fee 3%
Returned Payment Fee $12
Late Payment Fee $35

This card does not charge an annual fee, which makes it a smart choice for consumers looking for a low-cost cashback card.

Does FirstBank Classic Visa have a foreign transaction fee?

FirstBank Classic Visa charges a foreign transaction fee of 3%. For example, if you spend $2,000 on a week vacation abroad you would pay a foreign transaction fee of $60. If you travel abroad you may want to leave this card at home and apply for one that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees.

What is the customer service phone number for FirstBank Classic Visa?

The FirstBank Classic Visa customer service number is .

What is the support contact email for FirstBank Classic Visa?

The support contact email for FirstBank Classic Visa is banking@efirstbank.com.

Does FirstBank Classic Visa report your account activity to credit bureaus?

Yes, FirstBank Classic Visa reports your account activity to the following credit reporting agencies:

  • Equifax
  • Experian
  • Transunion

Making regular on-time payments to a creditor that reports to one or more credit bureaus will demonstrate your financial responsibility and may help improve your credit.

How to apply for FirstBank Classic Visa

  • Visit the FirstBank Classic Visa website.
  • Fill in the application form. You will typically need to provide general financial information, such as your Social Security Number, address, and annual income.
  • Check the information is accurate and submit your application.

If your credit score is preventing you from qualifying for this credit card, check out our guide for the best credit cards for bad credit.

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Availability

  Available in 3 states
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado

Feature Breakdown

Introductory Rate 0%
Purchase Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 6 months
No Annual Fee
Annual Fee $0
Minimum Interest Charge $0
No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 25 days
Cash Advance Fee Minimum $2
Cash Advance Fee (%) 2.5%
Minimum Cash Advance Fee ($) $2
Foreign Currency Transaction Fee 3%
Returned Payment Fee $12
Paper Statement Fee $3
Late Fee Amount $35
Customer Type Personal
Minimum Age 18
Supported Income Types
  • Direct Deposit (W2, SSA, SSDI)
  • Cash
  • Payroll Check or Prepaid Card
  • 1099 Misc. Income
  • Tax Returns
Military Status
  • Active Duty Military
  • Non-Military
  • Veterans
  • Military Dependent
Employment Statuses Considered
  • Employed Full-Time
  • Employed Part-Time
  • Other
  • Retired
  • Self-Employed
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Credit Score Range 650 - 840
Credit Bureau Reporting
  • Experian
  • Equifax
  • TransUnion
No Blackout Dates
Rewards Rates
  • Airfare
  • Car Rentals
  • Every Purchase
  • Hotels
  • Travel
Cash Advance APR (Variable APR) 18.15%
Balance Computation Average Daily Balance
Purchase APR (Variable APR) 15.15%
Balance Transfer Introductory APR (Variable APR) 0%
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 6 months
Balance Transfer APR (Variable APR) 18.15%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $2
Balance Transfer Fee % 2.5%
Card Type
  • Rewards
  • Balance Transfer
  • Cashback
  • Travel
Card Network Visa

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