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Discover Ranks as Top 25 Company for Work-Life Balance

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Discover Recognized for Flexible Schedules and Providing Healthy Lifestyle Programs</b></i> </p>

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Discover Ranks as Top 25 Company for Work-Life Balance08:30 EST Wednesday, February 20, 2013 RIVERWOODS, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Discover ranks 16th on Glassdoor's list of the “Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance,” which recognizes the credit given to the company by past and present employees for fostering professional development, creating an engaging work environment and promoting positive core values. “Discover's top 25 ranking recognizes our investment in improving the lives of our employees both inside and outside of the workplace,” said Jill Zimmerman, vice president of talent acquisition, development and diversity at Discover. “This ranking is a further testament to Discover's great work environment and committed employees.” The 2012 ranking, comprised of ratings on a five-point scale, reflects employees' positive feedback surrounding Discover's strong wellness programs, such as an on-site fitness center at the Riverwoods, Ill., location, flexible schedules, a generous vacation day policy and other benefits, and new learning opportunities. “In today's world of smartphones and laptops, striving for work-life balance can feel virtually impossible given the connection to our jobs around the clock,” said Rusty Rueff, Glassdoor career and workplace expert. “Companies that make sincere efforts to recognize employees' lives outside of the office will often see the payoff when it comes to recruiting and retaining top talent.” Glassdoor.com, a free online social jobs and career community, determines the rankings entirely through employee feedback on working for the company over the past year. Discover also was recognized recently in the top 50 on Computerworld's 2012 “Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT” list and as a “Training Top 125 Organization” by Training Magazine in 2013. To see current opportunities to work for Discover, including more information regarding campus locations and benefits, visit mydiscovercareer.com. To view employee reviews, visit the Discover profile on Glassdoor. About Discover Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company operates the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers home loans, private student loans, personal loans, online savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts through its direct banking business. Its payment businesses consist of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discoverfinancial.com. Discover Financial ServicesRobert Weiss224-405-6304robertweiss@discover.com