Updated List Of The Best Discover Credit Cards Below
In the United States and Canada, most people are familiar with major credit card networks like Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. However, fewer people have had experience or exposure to another quiet, but big player in the credit card industry - Discover Card. Introduced in the 1980's as the preeminent card of choice for the Sears department stores (the dominant retailer at the time), the Discover Card has had its share of ups and downs in terms of card acceptance and popularity, and has been facing a tough battle for its piece of the pie recently. Currently, Discover has the lowest market share of any major credit card issuer in the United States, and overall card acceptance at smaller stores and remote markets remain spotty. Most of the major merchant stores and retailers take Discover for payments, but smaller retailers and more obscure websites are less likely to accept it. However, despite the highs and lows over the years, the Discover Card has managed to evolve its program with attractive offers to grow with the times and remain continuously relevant.
The Discover Card was the first credit card I ever applied for and my first exposure to the use of revolving debt. I applied for the Discover Card back in high school during the height of its popularity, because at the time it was my parent's primary credit card for everyday purchases. Since then, I've applied for other cards, but my old Discover Card remainsRead the full article »