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Chase Announces 4th Quarter Bonus Categories for Freedom Card

The Chase Freedom credit card earns 5% cash back in bonus categories that change each quarter. The categories for the 4th quarter of 2017 have just been announced. Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases from October 1 – December 31, 2017 at Walmart and Department Stores.

The “Walmart” category does not include merchants operating within or on Walmart premises such as merchants that sell fast food, beauty services, and gas stations that are not Walmart branded. Walmart affiliate businesses such as Sam’s Club are excluded and will not earn bonus rewards. Online purchases at are included.

The Department Store category does not include supercenters, discount stores or specialty stores.

This link lists all of the inclusions and exclusions in both categories.

As a reminder, with Freedom, you need to activate your card’s bonus categories every three months. To activate the bonus categories for the 4th quarter, please click the following link:

Activation Link

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