Small, but positive change to the Discover cash back policy

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A few days ago I received an email from Discover letting me know that it had changed its cash back policy. In the past, in order to redeem cash back as a statement credit, your cash back balance had to …

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Registration for Discover 5% second quarter cash back now open

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Registration for the 2nd quarter (April 1 through June 30, 2014) is now open once you log in to your Discover account. The second quarter category is home improvement stores, furniture stores and Bed Bath & Beyond. I love the …

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Don’t forget to sign up for Discover’s 1st quarter 2014 categories

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Discover Card is already allowing users to sign up for the next quarter category, which is 5% cash back at restaurants and movies from January 1st through March 31st, 2014, up to $1,500 in purchases. This is a category we …

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When earning points just doesn’t make sense

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We have been on the market to buy a new fridge for the house for a few days, and of course I kept gravitating towards Lowe’s, which not only has decent prices, but also allows you to maximize points by …

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$50 cash back for new Discover cardholders

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Discover has a great introductory offer if you’re in the market for a good cash back card. From now until December 31st, 2013, when you are referred by a current cardholder and you apply for the DiscoverIt card and use …

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Discover It 3rd quarter bonus registration is open

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Those of us who have the Discover it card can now register for third quarter 2013 bonus category, which is 5% cash back in gas purchases up to the usual $1,500 maximum spend, or $75 cash back. In addition, I …

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New Discover 5% cash back bonus category starts today

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Just a reminder that starting today there is a brand new 5% cash back bonus category for the Discover It credit card. The first quarter of 2013 featured restaurants and movies. The second quarter of 2013 will feature 5% cash …

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How to get even more money out of your Discover 5% cashback

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A few days ago we wrote about the Discover it card and its 5% cashback. In the first 30 days since I’ve had the card, I’ve accumulated $29 in cashback just by using the card at restaurants alone. The easiest …

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Discover 5% cash back – 2nd quarter bonuses

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Registration for the Discover it second quarter 5% cash back bonus category is now open, and this one is the fastest and easiest category to hit the maximum amount of the cash back bonus (which is capped at $1,500 in spending …

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A trick to get around the infamous balance transfer fees

Lots of credit card companies offer products that feature a promotional offer for purchases and balance transfers at 0% APR for a period of time, usually 12-18 months. These offers are good if you have a lot of credit card …

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