Save Money on Back to School 2012 With Chase Ultimate Rewards

by Sean Bryant on August 14, 2012

Back to school is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start shopping for school supplies.  Chase Slate with Blueprint did a back to school 2012 survey and it shows that shoppers are expecting to spend the most money this year on clothes followed by books and technology.

The deals below from Chase can help their cardholders save money on must-have back to school items before they get back in the classroom.

  • Clothing and Apparel: In need of new clothes? With Chase Freedom, cardholders can earn 10 percent cash back for every dollar spent at Kohl’s and Lands’ End when shopping through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal.
  • Books: Through Chase Ultimate Rewards, cardholders can earn 6 points per dollar spent on books purchased from
  • Technology: Looking for a new computer, printer or tablet? Through Chase Ultimate Rewards, cardholders can earn 4 points per dollar spent at HP and 2 points per dollar spent at Dell. In addition, Chase Freedom cardholders can earn 10 percent cash back per dollar spent on purchases from Best Buy.
  • School Supplies: Beat the rush and save money. Cardholders who order school supplies from Staples through the Ultimate Rewards mall earn 4 points per dollar spent on supplies.
  • Dorm Decor: For those looking to organize their dorm room Chase Ultimate Rewards can earn you 3 points per dollar spent at the Container Store through the Ultimate Rewards mall.

Interested in signing up for one of the Chase credit cards with Blueprint?  Check them out below.

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Sean Bryant

Sean Bryant created in 2011 to help pass along his knowledge of finance and economics to others. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in economics he worked as a construction superintendent before jumping into the world of finance. Sean has worked on the trade desk for a commodities brokerage firm, he was a project manager for an investment research company and was a CDO analyst at a big bank. That being said he brings a good understanding of the finance field to the One Smart Dollar community. When not working Sean and his wife are avid world travelers. He enjoys spending time with his two kids and dog Charlie.
  • These new reward cards are very interesting. Lord knows I’ve used my credit cards a lot and not one of them rewarded me LOL

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