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As A Special Thanks To Our Troops, Discover® Offers Double Cashback Bonus® Or Miles For Military Members And Their Families

May 27, 2010

RIVERWOODS, Ill., May 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --DiscoverFinancial Services (NYSE: DFS) announced today, that for the third year in a row, it will reward Discover cardmembers with Double Cashback Bonus(R)or Double Miles when they make purchases at U.S. military bases from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Double rewards will be given automatically on up to $1,000 in Discover(R) card purchases at bases worldwide.

The program will include military installations in the United States and overseas, and includes purchases made at commissaries, exchanges, shopettes/convenience stores, exchange catalogs, exchange online stores and exchange gas/service stations on-base. Cardmembers can learn more at Discover.com/military.

"Giving our service men and women a little something extra is a great way for us to express the gratitude we have for all that they do," said Julie Loeger, senior vice president of brand and product management at Discover. "The program is in its third year, and we're happy to be able to continue to provide greater value for our cardmembers."

Cardmembers also have the ongoing option to donate their Cashback Bonus to Operation Homefront, which is a non-profit organization that provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops, their families and to wounded warriors when they return home. The organization leads more than 4,000 volunteers in 30 chapters serving 37 states nationwide.

Discover card's consumer credit cards are founded on a commitment to helping cardmembers earn more meaningful rewards while giving them more choices and allowing them to spend smarter. To see the ways Discover card provides cardmembers with the ability to get more value from their rewards, please visit www.ItPaystoDiscover.com.

Discover More cardmembers can accelerate their cash rewards all year long through the 5% Cashback Bonus program, which offers increased rewards on purchases made in categories that change like travel, gas, groceries, restaurants and more. Cardmembers earn up to 1% unlimited Cashback Bonus on all other purchases.

About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company operates the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers personal and student loans, online savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts through its Discover Bank subsidiary. Its payment businesses consist of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discoverfinancial.com.

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SOURCE: Discover Financial Services

Mai Lee Ua
Discover
224-405-3082
maileeua@discover.com