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    Default Discover Q2 category

    "Home Improvement
    April - June 2013
    Fresh for spring!
    Get 5% Cashback Bonus on up to $1,500 in purchases at Home Improvement Stores from April through June 2013."

    I was hoping the Home Improvement AND Clothing Stores info was true, but it's only half true. I was hoping for the other half to be true though, lol!
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    Yawn..... not impressed lol.
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    Amex BCE 25K ---- PenFed Platinum Rewards 15.5K --- US Bank Cash+ 12K --- Discover IT 6K --- Citi Dividend 5K --- Chase Freedom 12.5K --- Amex SPG 6K --- Citi Thank You Preferred 15K

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    Citi Simplicity - 5K, Sam's Club Discover - 10K

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    That's weak. I'll have no reason to use my Discover for the entire quarter. That's kind of a niche category. Maybe Q3 should be 5% cash back on up to $1500 spent on cat food.
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    Amex SPG 5K
    Barclaycard Arrival Plus WEMC 5K
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    Maybe if Lowe's online gets 5% cash back plus 5% through ShopDiscover. That'd be cool.
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    Home improvement places sell gift cards.

    Quote Originally Posted by Robrus1 View Post
    Maybe Q3 should be 5% cash back on up to $1500 spent on cat food.
    Someone with cats might make use of that.

    How about 5% cash back on up to $1500 of carbon paper.
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    I'm pretty sure that clothing will be there too. They have never just done one category, to my knowledge.
    Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
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    Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
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    Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
    Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
    Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
    Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
    Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
    Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
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    I know Lowe's has Gift Card Mall for various gift cards.

    Just do gift card shopping to churn that 5%.
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    I believe both Home Depot and Loew's are on ShopDiscover. And it's nice that they sell gift cards!

    Quote Originally Posted by FutureBillionaire View Post
    I'm pretty sure that clothing will be there too. They have never just done one category, to my knowledge.
    The website only says Home Improvement though. :\
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    I'll be skipping Q2 but Q3 is looking to be gas according to their picture.
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    Chase Freedom (Sept 2011, 2k)
    Dell Finance (April 2012, 2k)
    Chase Amazon (May 2012, 1k)
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    I'll probably pick up a few gift cards and items for some small projects around the house.
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    AMEX BCP: 9K (2012) (every day expenses, gas, groceries, department stores)
    AMEX Zync: NPSL (2011) (large expenses)
    AMEX Costco: 4k (2013) (Costco, gas, and restaurants)
    Discover IT: 5K (2010)
    PenFed Plat Rewards Visa: 3K (2012) (Gas, Target)
    USAA Plat MC: 7K (2010) (everyday expenses, places that do not take Amex or Discover)
    US Bank Cash+: 7K (2012)
    Target REDCard 3k (2013)
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