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?
August 8 Update: Great 2 for 1 deal with Dusit Hotels & Resorts, 50 bonus AIR MILES for online shopping & 9 new bonus offers Aug 9th
Dusit Hotels & Resorts is brand that many Canadians many not be aware of but if you travels may be taking you to Asia, particular Thailand, or the Middle East or Africa you may want to check out this offer! The great deal they are running is getting a 2nd night free when you only pay for 1 a.... More »
Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers for August - These cards provide some of the best value out of their welcome bonuses + MORE Aug 14th
Here are the Rewards Canada Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers for the month of July! This is not a 'best' credit card list like our Top Travel Rewards Credit Card rankings but instead a look at cards that have very good acquisition (sign up) offers. As always when choosing a card you should always .... More »
August 7 Update: Save 25% on companion fees at 7 Canadian Plaza Premium lounges, 4x Aeroplan Miles at Costco.ca & 9 new bonuses + MORE Aug 8th
Plaza Premium has a special offer running until the end of August where you can save 25% on lounge entry fees for any of travelling companions at 42 of their lounges worldwide. Seven of their Canadian lounges are included. Find out more here.Toronto Pearson International Airport: Plaza Premium Lo.... More »
Are you a Canadian who loves earning loyalty rewards when you shop? If so, you’re in luck. Canadian shoppers now have a couple of apps that automatically collect rewards when you shop at your favourite retailers. In this article, I’ll cover off everything you need to know about Paymi, which is o.... More »
August 9 Update: Chase Canada to forgive all debt owed on their Canadian Marriott & Amazon Visa cards Aug 10th
Early in 2018 Chase Canada completely shut down their credit card business. At the time they only had two cards left in their portfolio, their Marriott and Amazon Visa cards as the other cards they had issued previously were taken over other Canadian banks. Although Chase was no longer issuing c.... 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…