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8 Canadian Credit Card Dangers To Avoid – A Conversation With Ellen Roseman

credit card dangers

Everyone knows there’s a right way and a wrong way to use credit cards. Used right, credit cards are convenient and rewarding. Used incorrectly, they can hurt you faster than viper’s venom. Credit card issuers have deliberately created tricks, traps and gotchas hidden behind mounds of small font disclosures, making their practices entirely unintelligible, but completely legal. To help us ... Read More »

Millennials Are Changing Canadian Credit Cards – Are You Ready For The Revolution?

millennial credit cards canada

The current generational shift, from the spending power of baby boomers to millennials, is creating massive change in the Canadian credit card landscape. According to a recent study by TSYS, millennials are disloyal, love rewards, churn and embrace technological change – a cocktail that will force Canadian banks to innovate and compete furiously to maintain their edge. Here are some of ... Read More »

Pointers For Using Credit Cards While On Vacation

tips for credit cards while travelling

From long weekends, to family getaways and exotic vacations, travelling abounds this time of year. While not high on anyone’s travel priority list, here are 7 strategies to get the most from your credit cards while on the road. Whether you’re looking for savings, convenience, luxury or safety, these tips are packed with advice on how to exploit your credit ... Read More »

PC Financial World Elite MasterCard Review

PC Financial World Elite MasterCard

The PC Financial World Elite MasterCard is the richest no annual fee rewards card on the market if you shop at Loblaw banners stores or Shoppers Drug Mart. But even if you don’t, the PC Financial World Elite MasterCard is worth getting just for the free 10 day travel medical insurance alone – with no fee, it’s completely free – and ... Read More »

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 November 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 »