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Here are a few ideas to help spoil the dads in your life and celebrate Father’s Day 2021 on a budget.
American Express cardholders can use fewer points for any eligible purchase made to their card, bringing the redemption value equal to that of travel.
Spruce up your home and garden and get rewarded with these credit cards.
Learn which credit cards offer the most rewards for transit and rideshare, dining in and out, and entertainment purchases.
Canada is leading the race to be the first completely cashless society, followed closely by Hong Kong and Singapore.
Secured credit cards and prepaid cards are great for those who find it challenging to get approved for credit. However, they serve different purposes.
You don’t have to be a sommelier to access complimentary wine tastings and discounts from wineries across Canada. A handful of credit cards feature wine and dining series and exclusive culinary perks.
Learn which credit cards reward you for binge-watching Bridgerton or your favourite docuseries on Netflix — you could get as much as 4% cash back.
Follow this simple checklist to ensure you choose the best rewards credit card for your lifestyle and financial goals.
Specialty rewards credit cards help travel enthusiasts, motorheads, and hobbyists get the best return on spending and extra savings on unconventional purchases. Learn simple earning tactics to maximize specialty rewards as you indulge your interests.
Many Canadians engage in behaviours that could expose them to fraud as scammers target online shopping amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Take the quiz to see if you are at risk of falling victim to credit card fraud.
Learn which credit cards in Canada offer price protection to ensure you are always paying the lowest possible price for your purchases.
Often, cardholders must choose between rewards or a low interest rate. One credit card offers both.
Tangerine credit cardholders can match their regular purchases to their rewards to maximize earnings without compromising spending habits.
Ontarians will no longer earn AIR MILES for their wine, beer and liquor purchases at the LCBO, starting April 2021. Learn what this means for shoppers.
Learn which credit cards offer the most rewards for food delivery or food subscription services.
Almost half of Canadians believe they have a better chance at finding “the one” than financial success, though they remain optimistic.
Canadians’ spending habits are changing with time and technology. It may be time to update what’s in your wallet so you can earn rewards for your purchases.
Installment plans offer people a convenient way to pay for larger purchases over a period that suits their needs, as long as they can afford the monthly payments.
Learn which credit cards in Canada offer mobile device insurance to protect your cellphone or tablet in the event it is lost, stolen or damaged.
Guaranteed investment certificates are a safe, low-risk savings product that can increase wealth at any stage of life.
There are subscriptions for streaming services, video calls, activity classes, food delivery, clothing, beauty, and an endless list of other possibilities. Learn how much it costs you and how you can save.
Although there is very little evidence behind Blue Monday, January can be challenging for many people — emotionally and financially.
Follow these simple steps to avoid a financial hangover next holiday season.
You can avoid interest charges on your credit card by paying your statement on time and in full, thanks to the grace period.
These tips will help you save online this Boxing Day.
Learn five fun ways to create memories instead of buying mountains of merchandise this holiday season.
November brought us new credit cards and generous welcome offers that remain for a limited time. Before it’s too late, check out the best credit card bonuses for this month.
The December holidays will look a little different this year—shopping will too! Learn which credit card can offer you the most rewards as you shop for gifts, decorations and groceries this festive season.
Many Canadians feel the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic and have grim outlooks for their financial futures.
Looking for a credit card that offers luxurious perks? Learn about the unique features of the new BMO eclipse Visa Infinite Privilege Card.
Treating yourself has never been this easy. Learn how the BMO eclipse Visa Infinite Card can reward you regularly for making everyday purchases.
Young professionals are always on the go, from home to work and to catch up with friends. These credit cards reward members from coffee purchases to rideshare services and everywhere in between.
Snowbirds and cross-border shoppers alike, tend to spend a lot of money in foreign currency. These credit cards have no foreign transaction fees and loads of extra perks.
Frequent flyers can speed through airport security and head straight to the lounge with these credit cards.
The Landlord Credit Bureau and Equifax collaborate to reward responsible tenants and build renters’ credit scores.
According to the Canada Revenue Agency, Canadians are underutilizing their tax-free savings accounts.
Your credit card may offer you a variety of perks that can save you money. However, it’s up to you to use them.
Download these free apps to save money at the grocery store.
BMO AIR MILES no-fee credit cards are getting new earn rates this November. Learn how this will affect current cardholders.
Canadians are relying on savings over credit during the COVID-19 pandemic, lowering revolving credit balances.
Aeroplan is offering new members bonus miles in anticipation of their revamped program launch this November.
Cardholders often undervalue or forget about the perks and benefits on their credit card. However, the best features can save you money and are typically easy to use.
The Lifelong learning plan is one option to consider if you or your spouse plan to go back to school for full-time training or education.
The CRA resumes online services after cybercriminals exploit a vulnerability in the web portal’s security, affecting thousands of accounts.
The COVID-19 pandemic has more Canadians shopping online, a behaviour that many consumers say will stick around after the country reopens.
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Are you still using your first credit card? If you’ve already started to build your credit history, it may be restricting your credit limit and lacking in rewards and perks.
What is considered a good credit score and how can you improve your rating? Test your fundamental knowledge of credit scores with this quiz.
American Express consumer cardholders can get more with their Points for Purchases. For a limited time, redeem 1,000 points for a $10 statement credit.
Even the smallest items in your home can come with a hefty price tag. Make sure your contents insurance covers all your belongings by accurately valuing your possessions.
From public transit, taxis, and rideshare services, there are plenty of ways to get around without owning a vehicle. These are the best credit cards for people who don’t have a car.
Most Canadian credit cards charge fees on foreign transactions. So, we've come up with a list of the best Canadian Credit Cards with 0% Foreign Transaction Fees in 2020.
Canadians are committing financial infidelity and hiding financial secrets from their significant others; some are quite large.
Canadians are overspending on the holidays and many are without a plan to pay it off later.
Canadians are lacking financial literacy about credit cards and mortgages.
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Chase Bank goes out with a bang, as it wipes all debt from Amazon.ca Rewards Visa and Marriott Rewards Premier Visa.
Raising the minimum payment requirement on credit cards will help lower debt.