Discover Improves 5% Bonus Categories for Q3 and Q4

Discover has just made a key update to the 5% bonus categories for the second half of 2019. Discover cardmembers will now earn 5% back on PayPal transactions in Q3 (in addition to restaurants) and at Target and Walmart.com (in addition to Amazon.com) in Q4

Discover Q2 2018 5 Percent Registration

Discover 5% Categories Calendar for 2018

Discover has announced its 5% bonus earning categories for 2018. The 5% earning is open to holders of the Discover® More® Card, and the Discover it® Card. Each quarter you can earn 5% in specific categories on the first $1,500 of spending.

Best $0 Annual Fee Credit Cards with 0% Intro APR [2019]

Credit cards with 0% intro APR’s on purchases or balance transfers are a low-cost option for financing major purchases and offer an alternative to personal loans. But it’s essential to repay the balance on the card before the promotional interest rate expires, or you may wipe out any gains you’ve made.

Maintain an excellent credit score

Beginners Guide: How to Build a Credit File

One of the guiding principles of award travel is protecting and maintaining your credit score. Getting approved for top rewards earning credit cards requires a clean credit file and a minimum 700+ credit score. But what if your credit score is under the magic 700 point threshold? Or you’re fresh out of college and trying to build your credit file from scratch?

Destinations like Santorini often lack chain hotels that allow you to redeem points for free nights

How to Use Points and Miles at Hotels with No Rewards Program

In theory, using points and miles for hotel stays is a straightforward affair. Determine your destination, plan out the points and miles needed, design and execute a card application and spending strategy to acquire the points, and book your free night award. But what happens if your destination has no hotels affiliated with a rewards program? Are you stuck paying cash? Or is there still a way of using rewards points to score free accommodations?