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We'll monitor thousands of risky websites when you sign up.4
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Earn 5% Cash Back

Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter like gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, and more, up to the quarterly maximum, each time you activate. Plus, earn unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases — automatically.

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Cashback Match

We'll match all of the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically.2

Redeem with Ease

Your cash back never expires. Redeem your rewards in any amount, at any time.3

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Discover it® Cash Back Credit Card Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express Chase Freedom Unlimited Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Citi Double Cash Card Bank Americard Cash Rewards
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Get an unlimited dollar-for-dollar match of all the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year, automatically 2
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Earn 5% cash back at different places each quarter like gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, and more, up to the quarterly maximum each time you activate.

Plus earn 1% cash back on all other purchases.
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‡Cash back rewards for compared cards: Citi Double Cash Card: 1% on purchases; 1% as you pay them. Capital One Quicksilver and Chase Freedom Unlimited: 1.5% on all purchases. Bank Americard Cash Rewards: 3% on gas and 2% on groceries & wholesale clubs up to a quarterly max; 1% on other purchases. American Express Blue Cash Everyday Card: 3% at supermarkets up to a yearly maximum; 2% at gas stations & select department stores; 1% on other purchases.
‡Cash back rewards for similar cards of compared issuers: Chase Freedom: 5% in rotating categories each quarter, up to a quarterly max each time you activate; 1% on other purchases.

Chart comparisons conducted by an independent research firm and based on competitor info compiled in January 2019.

†Compared card issuers may provide a FICO® Credit Score or other credit score and other credit information.

+Discover's free alerts are based on information from your Experian® credit report.

*According to the Feb 2018 issue of the Nilson Report.

Benefits that don't just talk the talk

Freeze it® on/off switch for your account.

If you misplace your card, freeze your account on our mobile app or website to prevent new purchases, cash advances and balance transfers.5

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We monitor every purchase, everyday for suspicious activity. And you're never responsible for unauthorized purchases on your Discover card.

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No annual fee

  • 0% Intro APR for 14 months on purchases and balance transfers.
  • Then 14.24% to 25.24% Standard Variable Purchase APR applies.
  • 3% fee for each balance transfer.

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Discover it® Cash Back credit card Footnotes

*   Intro purchase APR is 0% for 14 months from date of account opening; then the standard purchase APR applies. Intro Balance Transfer APR is 0% for 14 months from date of first transfer, for transfers under this offer that post to your account by June 10, 2019; then the standard purchase APR applies. Standard purchase APR: 14.24% variable to 25.24% variable, based on your creditworthiness. Cash APR: 27.24% variable. Variable APRs will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate. Minimum interest charge: If you are charged interest, the charge will be no less than $.50. Cash advance fee: Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each cash advance, whichever is greater. Balance transfer fee: 3% of the amount of each transfer . Annual Fee: None. Rates as of February 28, 2019. We will apply payments at our discretion, including in a manner most favorable or convenient for us. Each billing period, we will generally apply amounts you pay that exceed the Minimum Payment Due to balances with higher APRs before balances with lower APRs as of the date we credit your payment.

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  2. Cashback MatchTM : No purchase minimums. After the first 12 consecutive billing periods that your new account is open, we will match all of the cash back rewards you've earned and apply them to your account in the following one or two billing periods. If your account is closed or no longer in the cash back reward program at the time we calculate your potential award, your cash back will not be matched. You've earned cash back rewards when they have posted to your account by the end of the 12th consecutive billing period. This promotional offer may not be offered in the future. This exclusive offer is available only to new cardmembers.
  3. Redeem Any Amount Any Time: We will credit your account with your cash back bonus balance if your account is closed or has not been used in 18 months. See rewards terms and conditions.
  4. Discover® Identity Alerts are offered by Discover Bank at no cost, only available online, and currently include the following services: (a) daily monitoring of your Experian® credit report and an alert when a new account is listed on your report; (b) daily monitoring of thousands of risky websites known for revealing personal information and an alert if your Social Security number is found on such a website. This information is intended for, and only provided to, Primary credit cardmembers whose accounts are open, in good standing and have an email address on file. The Primary cardmember must agree online to receive identity alerts. Identity alert services are based on Experian information and data which may differ from information and data at other credit bureaus. Monitoring your credit report does not impact your credit score. This benefit may change or end in the future. Discover Bank is not a credit repair organization as defined under federal or state law, including the Credit Repair Organizations Act. To see a list of Frequently Asked Questions, visit
  5. Freeze it: When you freeze your account, Discover will not authorize new purchases, cash advances or balance transfers. However, some activity will continue, including bills that merchants mark as recurring, as well as returns, credits, dispute adjustments, payments, Discover protection product fees, other account fees, interest, rewards redemptions and certain other exempted transactions.
  6. FICO® Credit Score Terms: Your FICO® Credit Score, key factors and other credit information are based on data from TransUnion® and may be different from other credit scores and other credit information provided by different bureaus. This information is intended for and only provided to Primary account holders who have an available score. See about the availability of your score. Your score, key factors and other credit information are available on and cardmembers are also provided a score on statements. Customers will see up to a year of recent scores online. Discover and other lenders may use different inputs, such as FICO® Credit Scores, other credit scores and more information in credit decisions. This benefit may change or end in the future. FICO is a registered trademark of the Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and other countries.

    If you prefer not to receive your FICO® Credit Score just call us at 1-800-DISCOVER (1-800-347-2683). Please give us two billing cycles to process your request. To learn more, visit
  7. Free Overnight Card Replacement: Overnight shipping is not available to P.O boxes or addresses outside the U.S Carrier overnight shipping limitations apply that may impact the exact delivery date.
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