This is one of the few credit cards that still pay 5% on gas and groceries. However, you have to spend $6,500 in a year before this 5% kicks in. Tim at NerdWallet described
one new feature of the Amex Blue Cash Card that makes the card a little better:
From here on out, you can redeem rewards once you hit $25.
Previously, you had to wait for the next year to receive a redemption.