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The Top Unsecured Credit Card For Bad Credit in Canada!

credit card for bad credit

Has your bank turned you down for credit? Have your financial plans not worked out the way you imagined? For people looking to improve or re-establish their credit, Affirm Financial’s credit card is the ultimate credit card for bad credit in Canada – no security deposit required with lines as high as $3,000. Whether your credit score has fallen into ... Read More »

New Uber Customers Get 100 Bonus AIR MILES

Uber Air Miles Rewards

Continuing its ever expanding growth in Canada, ride hailing company Uber has partnered with AIR MILES, Canada’s largest coalition loyalty program, with over 10.4 million members. AIR MILES members, will earn 100 miles when they sign-up as first time Uber riders. New riders will have to enter the promo code AIR MILES when enrolling in Uber. Jean-Christophe De Le Rue, ... Read More »

Scotia Acquires Sears Canada Credit Card Portfolio From Chase

sears scotia credit cards

In another shake-up to the Canadian credit card industry, Scotia has acquired the Sears Canada MasterCard and private label credit card portfolios from Chase Canada. The acquisition includes approximately $1.7 billion in credit card loan receivables and 2 million accounts. Scotia will also acquire some of Chase Canada’s credit card operations, as part of the agreement. It will not be ... Read More »

Tangerine Shakes The Tree – Launches New Canadian Credit Card

tangerine money-back credit card

Tangerine, Scotia’s online bank, has announced the launch of its new Tangerine Money Back credit card. It is now available to the general public, and it’s shaking up the landscape! The card offers an extremely innovative and competitive cash back program. There is no annual fee and it offers money-back rewards that are deposited automatically into a savings account or against ... Read More »

Building The Perfect Credit Card – Innovation In Canada & Abroad

Innovation in credit cards

Competition in the Canadian credit card marketplace is as fierce as ever. We’ve seen new partnerships, new issuers, new technologies, and new products launched at an unprecedented rate in the last few years. But the real question is, have we seen the type of jaw dropping innovation in the Canadian credit card marketplace that will wow Canadians, adjust their credit ... Read More »

The Most Affordable Personal Loans In Canada: Borrowell and Affirm Compared

personal loans canada

Maybe you need money for a sudden emergency, everyday expenses, to pay down high interest credit card debt or to consolidate a bunch of loans. Regardless of the reason, a promising roster of new online lenders is cutting out the middle man – banks and credit unions – and offering faster, simpler, cheaper personal loans Canada has eagerly anticipated. With personal ... Read More »

Scotia Launches New GM VISA Credit Card in Canada

Scotia GM Credit Card

Scotia Bank and GM have partnered to offer a new no annual fee co-branded credit card with a very rich rewards program. The program has already launched, and will offer cardholders a robust 5% in GM earnings on the first $5,000 spent on the card, and 2% thereafter. TD used to partner with GM, but the program was terminated shortly after ... Read More »

3 Questions To Ask Before Switching Credit Cards

switching credit cards

Credit card companies are smart. They know how to lure us, and they know how to keep us. But know this, the best value you’ll ever geat from your credit card company is when you first apply. Want proof? Will your credit card company give you a 0% interest rate for 12 months on your credit card balance with them? ... Read More »

9 Credit Card Secrets Banks Don’t Want You To Know About

credit card secrets

Credit card companies are exceptionally good at playing on human weakness. Whether through credit lines we mistake for income, convenience checks we mistake for convenient, or grace periods that have nothing to do with religion, easy money lies behind every door. That’s why we’ve put together 9 secrets Canadian credit card companies would definitely prefer you did not know. Frankly, ... Read More »