The “Big Five” Canadian banks offer credit cards and 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). Did you know that there are many other options?
Hilton’s fall promo is here – Earn Double Honors Points on each and every stay from Sep 9 to Jan 5 + MORE Aug 27th
Hilton has released the details of their fall systemwide global points promotion which launches exactly the day after the current offer ends. Once again it is the venerable double points promotion but it is better than the summer version in the regards that the bonus points are available r.... More »
If you’ve ever had to shop for “that” person in your life — the one who already has everything — you know that gift cards can be a lifesaver. They’ve been around for almost 26 years, growing into an essential part of any retail business. More recently, prepaid gift cards branded with pa.... More »
February 19 Update: Swissport Aspire lounge now open in Ottawa, AIR MILES expands partnership with Samsung, more Cobalt multiplier locations + MORE Feb 19th
Back at the start of the month we let you know that Swissport was setting up to open a new Aspire lounge in Ottawa. Good news is that lounge opened up on Valentine's Day! Bad news is they don't have their liquor license yet! So for the time being there is no alcohol being served in the lounge. Th.... More »
We continue our in-depth look at all the new TD card offers that came out earlier this month. TD really upped the game on most of their cards for this quarter hence the increased coverage. We've already covered the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card and the TD First Class Visa Infinite Card, now t.... More »
People deferring their mortgage payments are making an unpleasant discovery: it can wreck your credit rating Mar 30th
Deferring payment on your mortgage buys you time to deal with COVID-19’s economic havoc, but the people behind your credit score might just see bad news..... More »
August is here and the three words that most kids dread have returned – Back to School! Yes it is time to start thinking about Back to School shopping and if you are like me, a lot of that shopping will be done online. When you online shop you should always try to go through an online shopping portal like Aeroplan’s eStore, and more so when they have a bonus offer event like this one! To celebrate back to school the eStore is offering up to 7x the miles for shopping via select retailers until August 18. Here are just some of the retailers that have bonuses for this event:Amazon – 5x milesGap – 5x miles Indigo – 7x milesMicrosoft – 3x miles Sephora – 5x miles Under Armour – 7x milesNot only will you earn the bonus miles for shopping during this event via the eStore you can earn additional Aeroplan miles by making those purchases on an Aeroplan affiliated co-brand credit card like the American Express AeroplanPlus Gold Card or the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite card. On top of that you can also earn points with specific retailer’s loyalty programs like Chapters Indigo’s Plum Rewards or Sephora’s Beauty Insider…
Your phone can answer your questions in the amount of time it takes you to type it in or, quite literally, ask it. It wakes you up in the morning, tells you the weather, and keeps you connected. It can even pay for your morning coffee. But, if you can pay with your phone in an instant, you had better be able to track those purchases just as quickly. This mindless spending could create bad financial habits.
Here are five financial apps that can help you organize your spending and capitalize on your rewards.
When you download the free KOHO app you can sign up for a Personal or Joint spending account. KOHO works like a debit card, but is accepted everywhere Visa is, allowing you to stick to your goals and never pay interest.
KOHO allows users to preload their budget, automate savings, set goals, and track spending. KOHO rewards users with 0.5 percent cashback on all purchases, up to 12.5 percent cashback when referring friends and family, and can help you save with RoundUps.
RoundUps can be set to the nearest $1, $2, $5 or $10…