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We’re just a few days away from Costco’s switch to exclusively accepting Visa cards, and now Chase has shared plans to continue the 5% cash back category on the Chase Freedom card for purchases at wholesale club retailers like Costso, BJ’s and Sam’s Club through the end of the year. As a reminder, cardholders will earn 5% cash back each quarter on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from these wholesale retailers through the end of 2016.
This extension is great news for cardholders, as the 5% cash back was originally slated to end on June 30, right after Costco’s switch to Visa. Right now would be a great time to consider signing up for the Freedom card — it’s currently offering $150 cash back after spending $500 within the first three months of account opening. Note that you can choose to transfer your sign-up bonus to 15,000 Ultimate Rewards points instead if you also have a card that earns Ultimate Rewards points like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Ink Plus cards.
|Intro APR||Regular APR||Annual Fee||Foreign Transaction Fee||Credit Rating|
|0% for 15 months||14.24%-23.24% Variable||$0||3.00%||Excellent/Good|