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Chase Freedom’s 2014 rewards

By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Posted: 3 pm ET

Chase unveiled next year's quarterly rewards categories for its Chase Freedom credit card along with doubling its sign-up bonus for new cardholders.

The credit card issuer said Tuesday that new Chase Freedom cardholders can earn $200 cash-back after spending $500 in the card's first three months. Before, new cardholders would earn only $100, says company spokesman Rob Tacey.

Chase Freedom cardholders can earn 5 percent back (up to $1,500) in the following, rotating categories. All other purchases earn 1 percent unlimited cash-back.

First quarter (Jan. 1 - March 31): Gas stations, movie theaters and Starbucks

Second quarter (April 1 - June 30): Restaurants and Lowe's home improvement stores

Third quarter (July 1 - Sept. 30): Gas stations and Kohl's

Fourth quarter (Oct. 1 - Dec. 31): Amazon, Zappos and select department stores

Discover also features rotating quarterly categories for 5 percent cash-back bonus (also up to $1,500). The credit card issuer's first-quarter categories are restaurants and movies.

Discover and Chase Freedom cardholders must register their cards in advance to take advantage of the accelerated rewards.

What are you favorite rotating categories?

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5 Comments
Nadine
September 02, 2014 at 1:19 pm

I agree that if u have been with chase 4 a long period of time (over 5 to 10 years) u should get something 2 for just being a loyal customer. THANKS

joyce
March 31, 2014 at 9:36 pm

Where can you apply for this card? All the sites I have checked only offer a $100 reward not $200 reward.

joyce
March 31, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Where can you apply for this card? All the sites I look at only offer $100 reward.

Paula collins
March 05, 2014 at 8:35 pm

I agree with Susanna

Susanna uy
December 20, 2013 at 4:29 am

I think this card is wonderful but to promote more cash back for new card membership is not fair I think whoever has the card already should get an extra hundred for just having the card.

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