The “Big Five” Canadian banks include Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto Dominion Bank (TD Canada Trust), Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Are there other viable options?
Most credit card companies allow their cardholders to add an authorized user to their account – but why would you want to? There are various benefits; for example, you can kickstart your child’s credit history or provide a helping hand to a friend in a financial crisis. While these benefits.... More »
Q. My mother is a widow and I am an only child (single, never married, with one child of my own). Now that she is 83, she thinks she should put my name on all her bank accounts and investments so if she becomes unable, I would have control as joint account holder to pay any bills that come up. My na.... More »
Canadians are using social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, banks have closed their doors or reduced their hours of operation. Many Canadians are turning to technology to manage their finances instead. Naturally, this has caused a spike in the use of online and mobile bank.... More »
Fort McMurray resident flees flood by boat: 'It brought back all those wildfire memories' - Global News + MORE Apr 27th
Fort McMurray resident flees flood by boat: 'It brought back all those wildfire memories' Global NewsEvacuation order issued due to flooding in the Fort McMurray area CTV News EdmontonEvacuations ordered in Fort Vermilion as Peace River breaches banks Global NewsMili.... More »
When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across North America in early 2020, it created a wave of income loss that impacted people from all walks of life. While some individuals have been hit harder than others, it’s difficult to find a group or industry that hasn’t been affected. A small segment of the.... More »
After enrolling in brand loyalty programs, amassing frequent flier miles, and getting a credit card with great rewards, what’s next? Many airports have started offering their own rewards programs, earning you bonus points for everything from duty-free shopping to parking. Whether you’re an occasional traveller or a seasoned globetrotter, take advantage of these programs to earn a little extra back.
Thanks Again – United States
Thanks Again is a United States-based rewards program covering over 100 airports, including multiple destinations in popular snowbird states like Florida and California. When signing up for Thanks Again, you can enter details for up to 99 credit cards. Whenever you use one of your cards at participating airport businesses, you’ll earn a point for every dollar spent.
To redeem your points, visit their online dashboard and browse rewards. Popular options include Amazon, Uber, and Visa prepaid gift cards. If you’d rather use your rewards to keep the vacation going, you can do that too…