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Discover IT - Best Place to Apply

Epic Contributor

Re: Discover IT - Best Place to Apply

My partner used a refer for Discover and got the 15 months 0% on BT... not sure if it was something different... I would just check... I just assumed they all had the 0% unless they offer you different terms based on credit not qualifying for best.

 

What are these posts about citi unlikely or harder?

 

my partner used the citi pre-qual and was offered simplicity and took it and got an instant $8500 with 18 months 0%.

Discover was also pretty much instant but only $4500

 

check citi pre-qual. They are also easier for CLI later down the road.

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Regular Contributor

Re: Discover IT - Best Place to Apply

I just noticed both Discover IT and Citi Simplicity have a 3% fee. Since I'll be transferring high balances (total around $8,000), the fee would be $240.

 

Is there any card which doesn't have a BT fee?

Walmart Discover $10,000... Chase SW $8,500... Freedom $7,000... CSP $6,000... Amex Delta $3,000... Amex BCP $2,000... Local CU $1,500...
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Super Contributor

Re: Discover IT - Best Place to Apply

Slate is the only card that doesn't seem to have a BT fee. You can also check credit unions. They might have something similar
JPMorgan Palladium (100k), AmEx Platinum (NPSL), AmEx SPG (46k), AmEx BCP (42k), Chase Sapphire Preferred (47k), Citi Prestige (31k), Citi Thank You Preferred (27k), Citi Executive AAdvantage (25k), JPMorgan Ritz-Carlton (21k), Merrill+ (15k), US Bank Cash+ (22.5k), Wells Fargo (12k), Bloomingdale’s (12.4k), Chase Freedom (5k), Discover IT (5k).
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Regular Contributor

Re: Discover IT - Best Place to Apply

Citi Diamond Preferred also has a 18 months BT offer.

 

Is it a good card?

Walmart Discover $10,000... Chase SW $8,500... Freedom $7,000... CSP $6,000... Amex Delta $3,000... Amex BCP $2,000... Local CU $1,500...
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Super Contributor

Re: Discover IT - Best Place to Apply


cowboyguy wrote:

Citi Diamond Preferred also has a 18 months BT offer.

 

Is it a good card?


It is a good card. TBH it seems almost the same as Simplicity. I would just go with the Simplicity since there's a 21 month offer.

 

JPMorgan Palladium (100k), AmEx Platinum (NPSL), AmEx SPG (46k), AmEx BCP (42k), Chase Sapphire Preferred (47k), Citi Prestige (31k), Citi Thank You Preferred (27k), Citi Executive AAdvantage (25k), JPMorgan Ritz-Carlton (21k), Merrill+ (15k), US Bank Cash+ (22.5k), Wells Fargo (12k), Bloomingdale’s (12.4k), Chase Freedom (5k), Discover IT (5k).
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Blogger

Re: Discover IT - Best Place to Apply

There is always a trade-off with Discover cards. You either get the longest period of 0% APR, or you get the maximum cashback bonus, but you never get both. I believe you can still get a $200 sign-up bonus with 6 months of 0% APR, or 18 months of 0% APR without a sign-up bonus. The standard seems to be 14 months of introductory APR and $50-$75. 

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