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Discover it®
$75 + First Year Double
Get $75 after first Amazon purchase. All cashback earned in first 12 months will be doubled including 5% earned in rotating categories.
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No Annual Fee

FM Mini Review: This is a great choice for its rotating 5% categories


Card Type: Discover

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Earning rate: 5X in rotating categories, up to $1500 spend per quarter. 2019 Q4 = Amazon, Target, and Walmart.com

Noteworthy perks: Discover Cash Back is worth more than face value when redeemed for partner gift cards

Overview

The Discover It Card earns 5% cash back in rotating categories each quarter, up to $1500 in spend. Outside of the 5X categories, the card earns only 1% cash back.

That said, this card has a few great things going for it:

  • No annual fee
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Double Cash Back First Year: Discover will double all cash back earned the first year. This means that for the first year, you get 10% cash back within rotating categories and 2% cash back everywhere else. That's excellent. Plus, Discover has a pretty good cash back portal, Discover Deals. And, all cash back earned through the portal is doubled as well!
  • Discover Cash Back is worth more than face value when redeemed for partner gift cards instead of cash.

Application Tips

Discover Application Tips


  • 2 card limit: You can have a maximum of 2 Discover cards.

  • 12 month rule: Must wait just over 12 months after previous card was opened before applying for another Discover card.

  • Get Same Card Again: No known rules against getting same card & bonus again.


Click here to check your application status
If denied, call reconsideration here: 888-676-3695

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Discover it® for Students
$50 + First Year Double + $20/year
Get $50 after first purchase. All cashback earned in first 12 months will be doubled including 5% earned in rotating categories. Plus, get $20 cash back each school year your GPA is 3.0 or higher for up to the next 5 years.

No Annual Fee

Discover it®
$75 + First Year Double
Get $75 after first Amazon purchase. All cashback earned in first 12 months will be doubled including 5% earned in rotating categories.

No Annual Fee

Discover it Miles - Double Miles your first year
$50 + First Year Double
Get $50 after first purchase. All miles earned in first 12 months will be doubled. This makes this a 3% cash back card for the first year.

No Annual Fee

Last updated on May 30th, 2018

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