New York Democratic Primary Elections 2018

The democratic primary election is being held on September 13, 2018. In preparation of this, I am doing my best to research the candidates. I’m a political noob and had to stumble around the internet to figure out what to do.

In order to find out who the candidates are, you will need to do a ballot lookup through Ballotpedia which will give you a look at your options during voting day.

As for New York, the following candidates are up for election:

New York Governor

The current Incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo is being challenged by Cynthia Nixon.

Here is CBS‘s coverage of the debate:

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Chase Freedom 5% Cash Back Categories for Q2 2018

Chase Freedom Credit Card

Chase Freedom Credit Card

It’s time to activate the second quarter 5% cash back categories for your Chase Freedom credit card.

Here are the details:

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: April 1 – June 30, 2018
Categories: Paypal, Chase Pay, Grocery Stores
Other Offers: 1% cash back on all purchases, including on top of your 5% category purchases
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Citi Dividend Card – 5% Cash Back Categories for Q2 2018

The second quarter 5% cash back categories for the Citi Dividend Card has been published and is available for activation.

Citi Dividend Card

Citi Dividend Card

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: April 1 – June 30, 2018
Categories: The Home Depot & Home Furnishing Stores

Total cash back you can earn is $300 per calendar year.
Points will be applied only after 2 business days of when you enroll if enrolled after the quarter period has begun.
Points will expire after 12 months of inactivity.

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Discover 5% Cash Back Categories for Q2 2018

Discover it Credit Card

Discover it Credit Card

It’s time to sign up for the second quarter 5% cash back categories for your discover cards. These categories applies to both the Discover it and the Discover More credit cards.

Detailed review for this card can be found here.

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: April 1 – June 30, 2018
Categories: Grocery stores

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Citi Dividend Card – 5% Cash Back Categories for Q1 2018

The first quarter 5% cash back categories for the Citi Dividend Card has been published and is available for activation.

Citi Dividend Card

Citi Dividend Card

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: January 1 – March 31, 2018
Categories: Gas Stations & Car Rentals

Total cash back you can earn is $300 per calendar year.
Points will be applied only after 2 business days of when you enroll if enrolled after the quarter period has begun.
Points will expire after 12 months of inactivity.

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Chase Freedom 5% Cash Back Categories for Q1 2018

Chase Freedom Credit Card

Chase Freedom Credit Card

It’s time to activate the first quarter 5% cash back categories for your Chase Freedom credit card.

Here are the details:

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: January 1 – March 31, 2018
Categories: Gas Stations, Internet/Cable/Phone Services, Chase Pay, Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay
Other Offers: 1% cash back on all purchases, including on top of your 5% category purchases
Activate by: March 15, 2018
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Discover 5% Cash Back Categories for Q1 2018

Discover it Credit Card

Discover it Credit Card

It’s time to sign up for the first quarter 5% cash back categories for your discover cards. These categories applies to both the Discover it and the Discover More credit cards.

Detailed review for this card can be found here.

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: January 1 – March 31, 2018
Categories: Gas Stations & Wholesale Clubs

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2018 Credit Card Benefits-At-A-Glance

Here is a list of credit cards listed alphabetically by bank and card name. The list will be updated periodically.

1st Financial Bank

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  • All categories: 2% cash back
  • Unlimited cash back, cash is applied directly to statement
  • Annual Fee: None

American Express

Blue Cash Everyday Card

  • Earn 3% cash back at supermarkets
  • Earn 2% cash back at gas stations
  • Earn 1% cash back on all other purchases
  • Free Monthly FICO credit score
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Citi Dividend Card – 5% Cash Back Categories for Q4 2017

The fourth quarter 5% cash back categories for the Citi Dividend Card has been published and is available for activation.

Citi Dividend Card

Citi Dividend Card

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: October 1 – December 31, 2017
Categories: Best Buy & Department Stores*

Total cash back you can earn is $300 per calendar year.
Points will be applied only after 2 business days of when you enroll if enrolled after the quarter period has begun.
Points will expire after 12 months of inactivity.

*Department stores are larger merchants that sell a general line of apparel, home furnishings, furniture, electronics, cosmetics, housewares and major appliances. They have several departments that usually have separate checkout counters.

Look in your email for a direct link, sign up by logging into your account, or activate via this link.

For your convenience here is a link to our 2017 Credit Card Benefits-At-A-Glance

Chase Freedom 5% Cash Back Categories for Q4 2017

Chase Freedom Credit Card

Chase Freedom Credit Card

It’s time to activate the fourth quarter 5% cash back categories for your Chase Freedom credit card.

Here are the details:

Earning Details: 5% cash back on up to $1,500 spent
Period: October 1 – December 31, 2017
Categories: Walmart & Department Stores
Check here for a complete list of merchants that qualify for these categories: https://creditcards.chase.com/freedom/merchants/

Other Offers: 1% cash back on all purchases, including on top of your 5% category purchases

You can sign up here or log into your chase account here, if you can’t find your sign up email.

Category activation is also available through text. You can sign up using the above links.

For your convenience here is a link to our 2017 Credit Card Benefits-At-A-Glance