Discover it® for Students

Discover it® for Students Review: Credit Cards

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Rating:
Bottom Line:
Combines cash-back rewards with a 6-month 0% intro APR on purchases
Full Review:
5 2014-10-02 14:40:59 The Discover it® for Students is great student card that offers a 0% APR on purchases for 6 months and the opportunity to earn significant cash rewards. Cardholders can take advantage of 5% cash back (up to $1,500 in purchases) in rotating quarterly categories and 1% cash back on all other purchases. And for the individualists out there, there are a number of fun card art styles to choose from.

Highlights
  • No annual fee. No overlimit fee. No foreign transaction fee. No late fee on your first late payment. And paying late won't increase your APR*.
  • 5% cash back for online shopping and department store purchases on up to $1,500 - Oct. through Dec. 2014 when you sign up*. 1% cash back on all other purchases.
  • Free FICO® Credit Score online and on monthly statements*.
  • Talk to a real person any time with 100% U.S.-based service.
  • Looks out for you — since each Discover purchase is monitored. If it's unusual, you're alerted by e-mail, phone or text — and never responsible for unauthorized Discover card purchases*.
  • 0% intro APR* on purchases for 6 months, then the standard variable purchase APR of 12.99% - 21.99%.
  • Free text alerts can remind you when your payment is due. And free mobile app helps you stay on top of your account.
  • *See rates, rewards, free FICO® Credit Score terms and other info by clicking "Apply".

Rewards
  • Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases within select categories that rotate quarterly.
  • Earn 1% cash back on all other purchases, with no limit on how much you can earn.
  • Earn 5% to 20% Cashback Bonus through exclusive online shopping mall.

Redeem Rewards
  • Rewards are redeemable in $20 increments.
  • Deposit into your bank account or credit your Discover card account.
  • Turn your cash rewards into more when you redeem for gift cards or eCertificates from over 100 brand-name Partners.

Fees and APR
  • No annual fee.
  • 0% Intro Purchase APR: 0% APR for the first 6 months, then Purchase APR.
  • Purchase APR: 12.99% - 21.99% Variable, depending on creditworthiness.
  • Balance Transfers: 12.99% - 21.99% Variable, depending on creditworthiness. Balance transfer fee is 3% of the amount of each transfer.


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Card Details:

Purchase APR:0% for first 6 months, then 12.99% - 21.99% (Variable)*
Features:5% cash back on purchases within select categories; 1% on all other purchases
Annual Fee :None
Credit Needed:Fair

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