Fidelity Investments® 529 College Rewards® American Express®
The Fidelity Investments® 529 College Rewards® American Express® Card, issued by FIA Card Services, N.A. is designed for students with very good credit who would like to earn cash deposits to their Fidelity 529 College Savings Plan account.
Through the reward program, cardholders earn 1.5 points for every $100 spent on net retail purchases. Each point is equal to one Fidelity 529 Dollar and points are automatically deposited into the cardholder’s Fidelity-managed 529 plan account each time 50 points are accrued. The amount of money that can be deposited into the account is limited to $1,500 per year, but points never expire.
Through the American Express Selects(SM) program, cardholders will receive special online offers from merchants around the world and save on airfare, electronics and more.
In addition to the reward program, the card also provides common benefits such as emergency cash replacement, access to a personal concierge service, and online account access.
The card has an above average interest rate for purchases and balance transfers, no annual fee, and a 0% introductory rate that can be applied toward cash advance checks and balance transfers for the first twelve billing cycles.
Therefore, students who will be able to take advantage of the reward program and the low introductory offer will benefit most from what the Fidelity Investments® 529 College Rewards® American Express® Card has to offer.
Type of card: Student
Introductory apr rate description: 0% APR for 12 Billing Cycles
Purchases apr rate: $16.99
Cash apr rate: $24.99
Best: No annual fee; 0% introductory rate.
Worst: No extraordinary benefits or services offered to cardholders aside from the reward program.
Perks: Various Internet account related services. Access to MyConcierge(SM) service. Emergency cash replacement. Access to the American Express Selects(SM) program for discounts on products and services at participating merchants and retailers. See website for additional benefits.
Notations: **A state-sponsored 529 College Savings Plan account managed by Fidelity Investments must be open, funded, and designated with FIA Card Services, N.A. in order for points to be transferred and Fidelity 529 Dollars deposited. ***See website for complete terms and conditions of card usage and application disclosure.
- Earn 1.5% on Net Retail Purchases Charged to the Card
- Fidelity 529 Dollars Earned Will be Transferred to Your Fidelity Managed 529 Plan Account Automatically
- 0% Introductory Annual Percentage Rate (APR) on Balance Transfers and Cash Advance Checks for Your First 12 Billing Cycles
- With American Express Selects(SM), Enjoy Special Online Offers for Your Family from Merchants Around the World
- Card Issued by FIA Card Services, N.A.