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An Easy $75 From Discover And Grocery Stores

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A few days ago, I wrote about Discover Deals, what I consider to be the best thing about Discover cards. Well, if Discover Deals is #1, then the quarterly 5% category is a close #2. For the second calendar quarter of the year (April through June), you can earn up to $75 by spending at …

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The Best Thing About Discover Cards

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Discover cards have a lot of things going for them. They have good cashback and will usually double everything you earn in your first year. Customer service is excellent. They don’t charge nuisance fees (including annual fees). In other words, they do all of the basics well, and then some. But Discover Deals Still Rules …

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Credit Cards: Rewards Versus Benefits

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I got a survey a few days ago asking me about the benefits of my Delta Reserve Credit Card, and it got me thinking about a subject that I already spend too much time thinking about: credit cards that I own that I would never actually use. This post is going to be best for …

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Weekend Tidbits

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Hope everyone’s weekend is off to a good start. Here are a few tidbits to mull over today: Updated Marriott Megabonus Well, that was anti-climactic. One of the most interesting things about this time period’s Megabonus offer was that, if you finished the two stays and earned your free night, they would give you an …

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TSA Goes Organic, Discover Bonuses And Blog Changes

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Hmm, let’s see, what’s new this week? A few credit cards, a few bonus and some fun stuff. Let’s do a little of each. The TSA Wants Your Lunch Oh, good. In case security lines weren’t long enough. In the past, I’ve mentioned several of the items that the TSA is forcing passengers to remove …

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Cash Back On Back-To-School Shopping

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It’s been a light weekend, which means I got to read some of the emails that have been filling up my inbox. Only one of them caught my eye, and it was about back-to-school shopping. With the start of school only about a month away, merchants are starting to push their spiral notebooks and three-ring …

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5% Cash Back At Every Restaurant

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I’ll be on the road next week, so posts will be fewer and further between.   Cool. It’s so rare that I get to do a clickbaity title, although in this case, it’s true (even if a little bit overstated). Discover 5% Categories Every quarter, Discover chooses a category in which it will pay you …

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Citi Double Cash Card: The Best Credit Card for Most People

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A few days ago, I was asked for a credit card recommendation by a friend. I went into my diatribe about the various cards, benefits, etc. She listened patiently for a minute and then said, “I just want a card to use for everything. I don’t have the time to sort through my wallet and …

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Discover’s 5% Category: Home Improvement Stores And Wholesale Clubs

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It’s time for the quarterly “you really need a Discover Card” thread. Discover offers some of the most versatile cards out there, with such benefits as excellent customer service and no foreign transaction fees, two features that don’t seem to matter until you need them. They matter. Best of all, Discover pulls it off without …

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Discover 5% Categories for Second Quarter

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Doing your annual home improvement project as the weather turns warm? Good. Make sure you have a Discover card, since home improvement stores (and warehouse clubs, for that matter) are the 5% categories for April-June. (At Least) 5% Back at Home Improvement And Warehouse Clubs Every three months, Discover offers It members a bonus at certain …

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