Registration is open for cards offering rotating cash back bonus categories in the second quarter of 2015. Here's the skinny:
- Chase Freedom. 5 non-flexible Ultimate Rewards points at restaurants, Bed Bath & Beyond, H&M, and overstock.com, on up to $1,500 in purchases across all bonused merchants.
- Citi Dividend Platinum Select. 5% cash back at The Home Depot and home and garden stores, up to a maximum of $300 in cash back annually.
- Discover it (log into Discover first). 5% cash back at restaurants and movies ("movie theaters, video rental stores, and online movie ticket services"), on up to $1,500 in purchases across all bonused merchants.
- US Bank Cash+. Register for 2% cash back at grocery stores, gas stations, or restaurants (I usually pick grocery stores) and 5% cash back in 2 of the available categories, on up to $2,000 in quarterly spend. Good 5% cash back options include charity, department stores, and electronics stores.
Bonus do this now
When you log into your Hilton HHonors account, you should see this banner:
I aim to redeem HHonors points for no less than 0.37 cents each (the opportunity cost of earning them), so at that rate 1,000 points are worth about $3.67. I'll take it!