Milestone Gold Mastercard

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Milestone Gold Mastercard


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Community Rating Strongly not recommended
Purchase APR  (Variable APR) 24.9%
Balance Transfer APR  (Variable APR) N/A
Credit Score Range 550 - 650
Annual Fee $35 - $99
Number of Reviews 15

Milestone Gold Mastercard Review

Milestone Gold Mastercard is a credit card issued by Genesis FS Card Services. If you're wondering whether Milestone Gold Mastercard is the right card for you, read on. This is everything you need to know to make a good choice.

Key Takeaways
  • High APRs. This is not a great card for people who carry a balance. It has a variable purchase APR of 24.9%
  • Charges foreign transaction fees. Avoid using this card when traveling abroad because it charges a commission of 1% every time you make a transaction outside the U.S.
  • Multiple credit card benefits. Includes generous credit card perks, such as price protection, and fraud protection.
  • Poor credit accepted. This card will consider people who have bad credit. Even if you have poor credit, you may still qualify.
Milestone Gold Mastercard Pros & Cons
The Good The Bad
  • Multiple credit card perks.
  • Considers applicants with fair or poor credit.
  • Milestone Gold Mastercard reports to multiple credit bureaus.
  • Higher than average purchase APRs.
  • Charges an annual fee of up to $35.
  • Does not offer a signup bonus.
  • Does not offer rewards or cash back.
  • Charges a foreign transaction fee of 1%.
  • You don't earn rewards on every purchase.
Milestone Gold Mastercard FAQ

Is there a Milestone Gold Mastercard cash back or rewards program?

No, Milestone Gold Mastercard does not offer a rewards program.

What are the Milestone Gold Mastercard benefits?

Milestone Gold Mastercard provides the following benefits:

  • Price Protection
  • Reports to major credit bureaus

What are the relevant APRs for Milestone Gold Mastercard?

According to the Federal Reserve Board, the average interest rate is 15% for all credit cards and 17% for accounts that carry a balance. Milestone Gold Mastercard has higher than average purchase APRs.

Milestone Gold Mastercard has a variable purchase APR of 24.9%. It also has a variable cash advance APR of 29.9% . Note that late payments are subject to an APR of 29.9% if you are late or miss your payments. Typically, the penalty APR applies for a minimum of six months but can go on indefinitely.

Does Milestone Gold Mastercard have an introductory APR offer on balance transfers?

No, Milestone Gold Mastercard does not come with an introductory APR offer for balance transfers.

Does Milestone Gold Mastercard have an introductory APR offer on new purchases?

Milestone Gold Mastercard does not offer an introductory rate on new purchases.
Milestone Gold Mastercard Purchase Intro Offer
Introductory Rate N/A
Purchase Intro APR Period (months) N/A

What are the fees for Milestone Gold Mastercard?

The following fees apply to Milestone Gold Mastercard:

  • An overlimit fee of $40.
Milestone Gold Mastercard Fees
Fees Amount
Annual Fee Starting at $35 up to $99
Overlimit Fee $40
Initial Program Fee $25
Foreign Transaction Fee 1%
Returned Payment Fee up to $40
Late Payment Fee up to $40

Does Milestone Gold Mastercard have a foreign transaction fee?

Milestone Gold Mastercard charges a foreign transaction fee of 1%. For example, if you spend $2,000 on a week vacation abroad you would pay a foreign transaction fee of $20. If you travel abroad you may want to leave this card at home and apply for one that doesn't charge a foreign transaction fee.

Does Milestone Gold Mastercard report your account activity to credit bureaus?

Yes, Milestone Gold Mastercard 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 Milestone Gold Mastercard

  • Visit the Milestone Gold Mastercard 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 you're denied click here to find out why your application may have been rejected and what you can do about it.

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.

Milestone Gold Mastercard Disclosure: The product that you pre-qualify for will be based upon our review of your credit profile. Not everyone will qualify for the lowest cost product. You may be pre-qualified for a product that requires an account opening fee to be paid before account opening. Annual fee varies between $35 and $99. In no event will the account opening fee plus first year annual fee be more than $75.
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About Milestone Gold Mastercard

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All the benefits of Gold from the card designed for those with less than perfect credit. Milestone® Gold Mastercard®


  Available in 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, DC
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

Initial Program Fee $25
No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 25 days
Paper Statement Fee $0
Cash Advance Fee Minimum $5
Cash Advance Fee (%) Up to 5%
Minimum Cash Advance Fee ($) Starting at $5
Foreign Currency Transaction Fee 1%
Annual Fee $35 - $99
Minimum Interest Charge $0.50
Over-Limit Fee $40
Returned Payment Fee Up to $40
Late Fee Amount Up to $40
Customer Type Personal
Minimum Age 18
Supported Income Types
  • Direct Deposit (W2, SSA, SSDI)
  • Cash
  • Payroll Check or Prepaid Card
  • 1099 Misc. Income
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 550 - 650
Credit Bureau Reporting
  • Experian
  • Equifax
  • TransUnion
Credit Card Benefits
  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
  • Emergency Support
  • Extended Warranty Protection
  • Fraud Liability
  • Price Protection
  • Travel Accident Insurance
Rewards Type No Rewards
Cash Advance APR (Variable APR) 29.9%
Balance Computation Average Daily Balance of Purchases (including new Purchases).
Penalty APR (Variable APR) 29.9%
Purchase APR (Variable APR) 24.9%
Card Type Bad Credit
Card Network Mastercard

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