I might be impartial as this was the first major credit card I was approved for, but several years later and it’s still earning its place in my wallet - and handily punching above its weight, I might add. Before we start, let me dispel a rumor: Discover is worth your time and you'll be hard pressed to find a vendor in the United States where you cannot swipe it. I hope this article helps to convey my love for such a well performing card, and that you consider it as an addition to your wallet - whether your first card or your fifth.
In the remainder of this article, I’ll walk you through the benefits of each card and where one outshines the other. I’ll talk about Virtual Annual Fees, and why viewing a card only for its annual fee is like judging a book by its cover; and finally, declare a winner in this Showdown.