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The Canadian Tire Options® MasterCard® Review

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At a Glance: No annual fee 0% APR financing on purchases of $200 or more at Canadian Tire Earn Canadian Tire Money at a flat 2x rate on all purchases Earn Canadian Tire Money at a 10x rate at Canadian Tire and partner stores Redeem Canadian Tire Money at the pump, or in the store 24/7 customer service Optional identity ... Read More »

It’s Not You, It’s Me: The Air Canada-Aeroplan Breakup and How It Affects Aeroplan Members

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It seems like all good things really do come to an end. After more than 30 years together, Air Canada has announced that it will be ending its partnership with rewards program Aeroplan. The news left many Aeroplan members feeling like confused kids of soon-to-be-divorced parents, scrambling to decide which parent they want to live with. Ironically it was Air ... Read More »

Face Off: Nordstrom Canadian Visa Card vs. American Express Gold Rewards Card vs. Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Cash Back Card

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In truth, comparing the Nordstrom Visa card to the Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite cash back card or the American Express Gold Rewards card is a bit like comparing apples to oranges. After all, each one falls into a different category of credit card. One thing that they each hold in common though is that they are all leading cards within ... Read More »

May 2017 Roundup: Hot New Offers & An Update (Tangerine’s)

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May is a busy month for card holders, with credit card companies offering some juicy incentives to bolster loyalty. Here’s a roundup of the best deals on offer for Canadians this month along with some fine print you’ll want to look out for: Tangerine MasterCard: Still a Solid Choice The Tangerine cashback card came onto the scene with a real ... Read More »

The Best Business Credit Cards in Canada

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Running a company is made significantly easier with the assistance of strong financial backing and its accompanying tools, like credit cards designed specifically for business purposes. When choosing a business credit card, it is important to go with an issuer that understands the needs of any growing company and aids owners by providing an array of powerful and flexible bonuses. ... Read More »

Best Credit Card Tips for April 2017

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With the weather getting nicer, a lot of people are looking to make home improvements, get out of town for a well-deserved vacation, or spend some money on something they enjoy but haven’t been able to throughout the winter season. So, what better month than April to cash in on some of the rewards points you’ve been earning through credit ... Read More »

5 Tips On Travel Hacking – What You Need to Know to Hack it

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Going on vacation can be expensive, and we could all use a break here and there. That’s what travel hacking is all about. If you can appreciate the idea of saving money while traveling abroad, this is the article for you. It’ll teach you how to hack a credit card for maximum rewards points and mileage so that you can ... Read More »

Canada is Maxed Out, But Credit Cards are Decreasing

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Until recently, the number of credit cards in circulation was increasing annually. According to Industry Insights’ quarterly report from Q4 of 2016 however, this trend is reversing quickly. In fact, there were 800,000 fewer credit cards in use in 2016, a significant decrease. Oddly enough though, the total Canadian balance did increase by 3.3%. Here’s how industry experts are explaining ... Read More »