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Your credit score can affect your ability to get a credit card, personal loan, or low-interest mortgage. Everyone knows you should pay your bills on time to keep your credit score healthy. However, some aspects of credit scores can be confusing. Here, we’re busting seven common myths about your c.... More »
Canadians are reaping the benefits of their rewards cards in large numbers, according to a recent survey by RateSupermarket.ca. Currently, there are over 74 million active credit card accounts in Canada, with the average Canadian owning two credit cards and 8 in 10 holding a rewards credit card.... 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 »
According to the most recent census, two out of three (66%) Canadians live within 100 kilometres of the U.S. border. So, naturally millions of citizens cross over to the 13 neighbouring states every month. Many snowbirds even choose to stay for part of the year. But, with the value of the loonie si.... More »
New cardmembers can score additional cash back, or points from great welcome offers, and earn that trip or reward that much sooner. But will you actually qualify for that extra 35,000 bonus points? How much extra cash back might you see before the promotion expires? We’ve made it easy for you and.... More »
We usually sign up for credit cards because of special features and benefits – from cash-back earning rates to travel perks to balance transfer offers. And one feature that may make or break your decision between one credit card or another is the welcome promotion – a special bonus that adds value for new credit card holders.
You’ve likely come across credit card promoters trying to sell you on a card for a free t-shirt or kitchen appliance as a welcome gift, but great sign-up offers come in much grander forms.
A lump-sum of cash-back or rewards points, free vouchers for airport lounge entry or companion flights, first-year annual fee exemptions…
Many credit card issuers give away these bonuses as soon as your account is opened, no questions asked. However, the most lucrative bonuses may require you to fulfill specific criteria first (like spending a certain amount or making an initial purchase).
Moreover, these promotions generally run for a limited time, so before it’s too late, check out the best credit card welcome bonus offers…