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Apple Card users will now receive 3% Daily Cash on purchases made at Ace Hardware stores in the U.S., in the Ace Hardware app, and on AceHardware.com.

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To be eligible for 3% Daily Cash, the purchase must be completed via Apple Pay using the digital version of the Apple Card in the Wallet app on the iPhone or Apple Watch. Purchases made with a physical Apple Card will still receive 1% Daily Cash.

Ace Hardware is the first home improvement retailer to offer 3% Daily Cash for purchases made with an Apple Card via Apple Pay, up from the standard 2% rate. Other businesses that offer 3% Daily Cash in the U.S. include Apple, Duane Reade, Exxon, Mobil, Nike, Panera Bread, T-Mobile, Uber, Uber Eats, and Walgreens.

Apple Card is Apple's credit card, launched in 2019 in partnership with Goldman Sachs. The credit card remains exclusive to U.S. residents and can be managed completely through the Wallet app on an iPhone or Apple Watch, with features including color-coded spending summaries, daily cashback, and no fees of any kind beyond interest.

Article Link: Apple Card Users Will Now Receive 3% Daily Cash on Purchases at Ace Hardware
 

Coochie Boogs

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Keep it coming, the more deals that benefit us the better. I am sure people will be down on this for whatever reason they have, but cannot knock the effort being put into the Apple Card.
 

BWhaler

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There are tons of these hardware stores in Atlanta, so this is great. I just need a new project for my back yard. :)
 
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Digger148

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Cool. I always shop the 2 Ace Hardwares in my neighborhood before going to Big Blue or Big Orange.
The proper term is "patronize" not "support".
 
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dontwalkhand

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Good for people who shop there. But I'll continue supporting my local neighborhood hardware store. There's something valuable in being on a first name basis with employees, and asking questions to someone that's been working there for many years.
Funny because that’s exactly how it is at my local ace. You realize Aces are individually owned right?
 

nutmac

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Eh, still not great. Other CC companies offer better cash back.
While I prefer a flat 2% reward or a category-based reward card, a merchant-based 3% reward for a fee-free credit card is still pretty good (Ace Hardware, Apple, Exxon Mobil, Nike, Panera Bread, T-Mobile, Uber, Walgreen Duane Reade).

I would love a fee-based Apple Card with greater reward though.
 

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Apple Card users will now receive 3% Daily Cash on purchases made at Ace Hardware stores in the U.S., in the Ace Hardware app, and on AceHardware.com.

apple-card-via-apple-pay.jpeg

To be eligible for 3% Daily Cash, the purchase must be completed via Apple Pay using the digital version of the Apple Card in the Wallet app on the iPhone or Apple Watch. Purchases made with a physical Apple Card will still receive 1% Daily Cash.

Ace Hardware is the first home improvement retailer to offer 3% Daily Cash for purchases made with an Apple Card via Apple Pay, up from the standard 2% rate. Other businesses that offer 3% Daily Cash in the U.S. include Apple, Duane Reade, Exxon, Mobil, Nike, Panera Bread, T-Mobile, Uber, Uber Eats, and Walgreens.

Apple Card is Apple's credit card, launched in 2019 in partnership with Goldman Sachs. The credit card remains exclusive to U.S. residents and can be managed completely through the Wallet app on an iPhone or Apple Watch, with features including color-coded spending summaries, daily cashback, and no fees of any kind beyond interest.

Article Link: Apple Card Users Will Now Receive 3% Daily Cash on Purchases at Ace Hardware
LOL! My Ace does not take Apple Pay! :) how funny!
 
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sw1tcher

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Revising their jingle... Ace is the place with the helpful hardware folks 3% Daily Cash on Apple Card purchases

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zubikov

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Apple's card isn't that great, and these ad-hoc promotions don't do much for your finances.

Just one (of many) examples: the Alliant Visa signature cash back card has 2.5% cash for up to 10K spending each month, no annual fee. You get a year extension on manufacturer's warranty as well as other Visa Signature standard perks. I.e. if you spend 50K in a year, you get $1250 back in your pocket, no tricks or gimmicks. Your shiny 27" monitor screen breaks within 2 years, you get reimbursed for the full repair cost.

These petty limited-time 3% bonus offers for select retailers are gimmicky and mean almost nothing in real terms for folks that plan to pay off their card each month.
 

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I Shop Ace hardware all the time, simply because they’re more localized and privately owned in my area, which gives them business and I get a kickback as well. So it’s a -win-win- for me, being that the larger hardware stores have plenty of large scale business. [I do realize that Ace hardware is more expensive almost in every category compared to larger corporate hardware stores, but I’m fine paying a premium personally.]
 

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I don't mind Panera myself, the portions for price are ridiculous though.
Whaaa?

Bruh, I don’t know what Panera you’re shopping at, but their club sandwich is huge for the money. Now some of the prices are ridiculous for a freakin’ coffee, but the quality of the product is good and I haven’t been disappointed with anything.
 

nutmac

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Apple's card isn't that great, and these ad-hoc promotions don't do much for your finances.

Just one (of many) examples: the Alliant Visa signature cash back card has 2.5% cash for up to 10K spending each month, no annual fee. You get a year extension on manufacturer's warranty as well as other Visa Signature standard perks. I.e. if you spend 50K in a year, you get $1250 back in your pocket, no tricks or gimmicks. Your shiny 27" monitor screen breaks within 2 years, you get reimbursed for the full repair cost.
Good card but it requires creating a credit union checking account and make at least 1 monthly deposit per month with $1,000 daily balance.

For a fee-free flat reward card, I like Wells Fargo Active VISA Signature, which offers 2% cash back without any limits. It doesn't require a bank account, includes all the VISA Signature perks, and mobile protection plan (2 phone repairs up to $600/year, minus $25 deductible).

Another fee-free card I like is Chase Freedom Unlimited VISA, with 5% travel, 3% dining and drugstore, and 1.5% everywhere else. It is a travel oriented card with travel interruption insurance and other benefits.
 
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Good for people who shop there. But I'll continue supporting my local neighborhood hardware store. There's something valuable in being on a first name basis with employees, and asking questions to someone that's been working there for many years.
Ace Hardware stores are often franchised and locally owned. Your local neighborhood hardware store may even be one of them... several of mine are/were.
 
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