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Which Credit Cards Are Top Earners At Walmart?

walmart visa credit cards

So Walmart Canada has made the decision to no longer accept Visa credit cards in its stores starting July 18. They just reiterated their intentions once again. Walmart will start by terminating Visa in its stores in Thunderbay and then expanding its Visa ban throughout the country if they can’t come to some type of revised agreement with Visa. In ... Read More »

Q&A: Tangerine’s Scott Lapstra Talks Innovation, Credit Card Success

Q&A Tangerine Cashback

With all the buzz surrounding the launch of Tangerine’s new credit card program, we’re thrilled to have its Head of Credit Cards, Scott Lapstra, with us for an in-depth Q&A! True to its innovative roots, Tangerine’s inaugural credit card replaces complexity with simplicity, confusion with clarity, and manufactured failure with designed customer success. The Tangerine Money-Back credit card has no ... Read More »

Best Cash Back Credit Card Rankings in Canada For 2017

Best Cash Back Credit Card Canada

Looking for the best cash back credit card with unparalleled rewards? There’s never been a better time to get a cash back credit card in Canada than now. Reward rates have skyrocketed and programs are easier to use than ever. With so many strong no fee & premium cash back credit options, there’s no reason not to get rewarded for ... Read More »

Is Walmart Canada Willing to See Its Fight With Visa Through To The End?

visa versus walmart canada

The ever so public negotiation between Walmart Canada and Visa is getting even more public and vicious. In response to Walmart’s press release announcing Walmart will terminate its relationship with Visa, Visa issued an open letter stating that Walmart “is unfairly dragging millions of Canadian consumers into the middle of a business disagreement that can and should be resolved between our ... Read More »

The Shot Heard ‘Round The World: Walmart Tentatively Terminates Visa Canada

walmart terminates visa canada

Buried in a press release this weekend, Walmart Canada announced it “will no longer accept Visa in our stores across Canada.” Walmart’s stated reason is that it has “concluded the fees applied to Visa credit card purchases remain unacceptably high.” That’s a very public war between two corporate behemoths. However, there is reason to believe that Walmart’s decision is not final, ... Read More »

Scotiabank Wins “More Rewards” Credit Card Program

More Rewards Scotia Visa Credit Card

Continuing its aggressive push into Canada’s co-branded credit card space, Scotia recently launched the “More Rewards” credit card program, replacing incumbent issuer MBNA Canada. While the credit card program may benefit from the expansion of the More Rewards loyalty program to even more partners, ultimately we think the program doesn’t offer shoppers near the value they can get from using ... Read More »

Trend of Rising Canadian Credit Card Rates & Fees Continues

credit card fees and interest rates

Many Canadian credit card issuers have raised rates and fees recently. Scotia and National Bank of Canada are the latest. We believe market dynamics will continue to force Canadian credit card issuers to find ways to increase portfolio profitability. We explain below. Scotia Bank Changes Scotia has announced that effective August 1st, 2016, they will either be adding or increasing ... Read More »

The Best Companion Ticket Credit Cards in Canada!

Companion Ticket credit card

We all know free flight welcome bonuses offer cardholders tremendous value. We love them. Now imagine a credit card that gives you a companion ticket EVERY year, on top of your welcome bonus! There are several companion ticket credit cards offering Canadians a round-trip voucher every year, they can use for any travelling companion. While the vouchers do have a ... Read More »