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Two Discover It® Credit Cards Named to Kiplinger’s 2018 Best Rewards Cards List

May 17, 2018

Riverwoods, IL, May 17, 2018 –The Discover it® Chrome Card for College Students and the Discover it® credit card rank among the best rewards credit cards for 2018, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance . The annual list, which includes top cards for travel, gas and groceries, named the Discover it Chrome Card for College Students one of the best rewards cards for college students and the Discover it credit card one of the best rewards cards for cash back in rotating categories.

“The credit card rewards space is extremely competitive and has become deeply rooted in the customer experience,” said Andrew Hopkins, senior vice president of marketing at Discover. “As a cash rewards pioneer, Discover provides generous Cashback Bonus®  offers to all of our cardmembers, whether a student who is new to credit, or someone who is looking to maximize the ability to earn rewards. It is an honor to have two Discover it cards recognized by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance as among the best rewards credit cards for 2018.”

Discover it Chrome Card for College Students features 2 percent cash back rewards at gas stations and restaurants on up to $1,000 in combined purchases each quarter, automatically.

The card offers unlimited 1 percent cash back on all other purchases, as well as the Good Grades feature that offers a $20 statement credit each school year a student earns a GPA of 3.0 or higher for up to the first 5 years1. Cardmembers new to credit can also find a wide range of information and useful tips in the Discover Credit Resource Center .

The Discover it credit card features 5 percent cash back in quarterly rotating categories on up to $1,500 in combined purchases each quarter when activated. Cardmembers also earn unlimited 1 percent cash back on all other purchases.

These Discover credit cards offer no annual fee2 and Cashback MatchTM, which automatically matches the cash back cardmembers have earned at the end of their first year3. For more information about Discover credit card products, visit www.discover.com/credit-cards .

About Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance is a personal finance magazine serving millions of affluent and active investors in print every month and online and in social media every day.  Kiplinger reports regularly on investing topics, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and more. Additionally, readers depend on its coverage of retirement issues, including IRAs, income in retirement (annuities, Social Security, reverse mortgages), taxes (RMDs, tax-efficient withdrawal strategies), best places to retire, health care, Medicare and long-term care insurance. Kiplinger also offers readers guidance on many personal finance issues, such as saving for college, buying a home or other major purchases, travel, credit, and insurance. 

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 issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised 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 190 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discover.com/company.

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Discover Financial Services
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1Good Grade Reward only available to new cardmembers on or after 7/23/2015 who indicate on their application that they are currently enrolled in college, and whose accounts are current and remain open when the Good Grade Reward is requested. Students with a Discover it® or Discover it® Chrome card who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent) during a School Year (September - August) may apply at Discover.com for a $20 Cashback Bonus ("Good Grade Reward"). Starting 9/1/2018, this promotion will be a $20 statement credit to your account and no longer Cashback Bonus. This will be applied to your account within seven (7) business days. One Good Grade Reward per School Year, per account, up to a maximum of five (5) consecutive years from the date your account is opened. Terms of Good Grade Reward Offer are subject to change.

2Discover it: Intro purchase and Balance Transfer APR is 0% for 14 months; then the standard purchase APR applies. Standard Purchase APR: 13.49% to 24.49% variable. Cash APR: 26.49% variable. Call 1-800-DISCOVER for details about credit costs and terms.

Discover it Chrome Card for College Students: Intro purchase APR is 0% for 6 months; then the standard purchase APR applies.  Intro Balance Transfer APR is 10.99% for 6 months; then the standard purchase APR applies. Standard Purchase APR: 14.49% to 23.49% variable. Cash APR: 26.49% variable. Call 1-800-DISCOVER for details about credit costs and terms.

3Only from Discover, as of March 2018. 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.