Many credit cards offer you cashback on your purchases. Almost all cashback cards now offer you at least 1% cashback on all your purchases, only a few offers as much as 5%. The catch is that the categories rotate every quarter and you have to opt in online. Below are the 5% rotating categories from January to March of 2017. Make sure to sign up!
Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from January 1 - March 31, 2017 at Gas Stations and on Local Commuter Transportation. (Includes taxis and local commuter buses, subways, and trains; excludes parking, tolls, and Amtrak®.) Activate by March 14, 2017. For more information, see Chase Freedom Frequently Asked Questions.
Earn 5% cashback on eligible purchases at The Home Depot and home furnishings stores from January 1 - March 31, 2017. The offer becomes active within 2 business days of when you enroll in this offer, or January 1, 2017, whichever is later. Note that there is no quarterly cashback limit but your cashback is limited to $300 per year. See this link for details and the cashback calendar for the remainder of 2017.
Earn 5% Cashback Bonus on up to $1,500 in purchases at Gas Stations (stand-alone), Ground Transportation, and Wholesale Clubs from from January 1 - March 31, 2017. The offer becomes active on January 1, 2017 or the date on which you sign up, whichever is later. Purchases made using tap-and-pay, mobile or wireless card readers, virtual wallets or similar technology may not be eligible. See Terms and Conditions for more information.
FOR PURCHASES FALLING OUTSIDE THESE ROTATING 5% CASHBACK CATEGORIES...
LeverageRx is an online financial marketplace for physicians, dentists and other medical professionals looking for personal financial help. The platform offers unbiased reviews and comparisons of products and services relevant to medical professionals including physician mortgage loans, physician contract review, physician disability insurance, life insurance for physicians, physician student loan refinancing, physician relocation services and medical practice loans. To ask a financial question and get qualified advice from experts across the country, visit LeverageRx.