Why NOW Is Home Fix-Up Time


deep-impact-vs-armageddon2In the summer of 1998, there were two movies about an asteroid coming to destroy Earth.  TWO!  “Armageddon” & “Deep Impact”.  The odds of that happening are about as remote as, well… an asteroid destroying our planet, AM I RIGHT PEOPLE?!  Pardon me for yelling into the microphone.

Here’s another freakish coincidence – of discounts.  Now through June 30th, all THREE cards I wrote about here are giving 5% cash back at Home Depot (Citi Dividend), Lowe’s (Chase Freedom), or Home Improvement Stores (Discover it) up to a certain amount.  The 5% cash back is limited to purchases up to $6,000 annually (Citi Dividend) and $1,500 per quarter (Chase Freedom & Discover it).  Besides 5% cash back which could total $450 tax free, you could also get $200 tax free in sign up bonuses.

Another 10% off
If you are planning on doing some fixing up around the homestead, please read my post “Craigslist for Coupons = Big Savings”.  That will tell you how to find 10% off coupons.

$10,000 for only $8,350
Let’s say you have a $10,000 project.  Slap down the 10% off coupons.  Suddenly your project only costs $9,000.

Pay for $6,000 at Home Depot.  Use Citi Dividend.  5% = $300 cash back.
Pay for $1,500 at Lowe’s.  Use Chase Freedom.  5% = $75 cash back.
Pay for $1,500 at Home Improvement stores.  Use Discover it.  5% = $75 cash back.

Both Chase Freedom and Citi Dividend offer to pay you $100 if you spend $500 in the first three months since your card was opened.  Doing the above will get you $100 from each = $200 total.

When all is said and done you will have earned approximately 16% off with coupons, cash back and sign-up bonuses.

Click on “Chip’s Favorite Credit Card Offers” at the top right side of this website for up-to-date deals, terms, and conditions on these cards.  Email me if you have any questions.

See me below in the “Amageddon” parody “Pearl Harbor II: Pearlmageddon”.  Enjoy the whole shebang or jump to 3:21 to see my scene.  Watch my Home Depot commercial from a few years ago.


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