It looks like the rumors of cash-back cards' demise were somewhat exaggerated. Despite tough CARD Act regulations that have put pressure on the industry's bottom line, these cards - some of the sweetest deals around, in my opinion - are operating as usual, according to Bankrate.com's 2011 Credit Card Rewards Survey. Researchers from the site examined features from the same cash-back cards included in the 2010 study; they found no major changes to annual fees, introductory bonuses, reward rates or expiration periods.
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Based on those criteria, here are the top cards I found on Bankrate's list. Remember: Rewards cards lose their luster if you carry a monthly balance,Read More »from 5 best cash-back credit cards