Cash Back Credit Card II: rebate category madness

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 07-28-2010) I found Citi® Platinum Select® AAdvantage® World MasterCard® to be interesting. AA actually offers 3 cards: Master Card, American Express or Visa. They has a 30,000 miles promotion as of now. Another card, which is more useful in our daily lives, is the Upromise® World MasterCard® credit card with Dining & Grocery Rewards,… Continue reading Cash Back Credit Card II: rebate category madness

Discover Card

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who is better positioned to weather the recession (or depression as some people like FT Martin Wolf said), American Express (NYSE: AXP) or Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS)? I got some DFS last week so my opinion maybe biased, but wait: I hold Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) which in turns holds significant number of AXP shares… Continue reading Discover Card

Discover Financial Services DFS

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update July 4) Did not see any filings at SEC web site but got Q2 2007 earning at Discover’s own web site. Quote below. “Riverwoods, IL, June 20, 2007 – Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFSWI) today reported net income of $209 million for the quarter ended May 31, 2007, compared with record net income of… Continue reading Discover Financial Services DFS

I like Discover Card

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yesterday after I bought air ticket, and refurbished iPod nano, I received an unexpected call from Discover card. It’s from “fraud prevention” department. Very good. This is a kind of customer service phone call that I like to hear. Because credit card threft (and identity threft) is not uncommon these days. I like discover card also because… Continue reading I like Discover Card