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Back to school season is officially in full swing. If you haven’t finished shopping for your school-bound child, you’ll most likely be hitting the mall soon to get it all done. This is an expensive time of year for parents trying to get their children prepared for back to class. According to a .... More »
If you pay attention to investing news at all, it’s impossible not to notice the emergence of Bitcoin. This speculative currency has become enormously popular in Canada, with online exchanges and Bitcoin ATMs showing up just about everywhere. Still, there are many questions that need to be asked. .... More »
Whether it’s to the U.S. or elsewhere outside of Canada, your travel will mean transactions in another currency. You can get foreign cash before you leave, use local ATMs, put everything on your credit card, or depend on currency exchange brokers, to name a few. Here are the pros and cons of .... More »
These are exciting times to be a Canadian investor. In just a few years, advances in FinTech and AI have given Canadians at all income levels access to an array of financial products and services that are both convenient and affordable. It’s no wonder that traffic walking into the big banks is slo.... 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…