Car repossessed: How can I rebuild my credit? + MORE Jan 10th

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Podcast Episode 51 is here! We discuss Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2019 + MORE Jan 29th

Episode 51 - January 29, 2019 Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2019!This is a special week! We look at and discuss our 2019 Top Travel Rewards Credit Card rankings! Find out some of the details behind the rankings, the cards that came out on top and more! You can find the full ranking.... More »
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Freedom Mobile server leak exposed customer data - TechCrunch + MORE May 7th

Freedom Mobile server leak exposed customer data  TechCrunchFreedom Mobile Server Leak Exposes Customer Credit Cards, Email Addresses, More  iPhone in CanadaView full coverage on Google News.... More »
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Card-linked offers: How I plan to use them to multiply my savings this year + MORE Jan 25th

Card-linked offers don't always jump out at me, but I plan to pay more attention to them this year. They can be paired with store discounts and card rewards to multiply your savings..... More »

April 26 Update: Changes coming to the Scotiabank Gold American Express and Momentum Visa Infinite Cards, PC Optimum redemption bonus event this weekend & more! + MORE Apr 27th

If you read Red Flag Deals or Reddit you may have seen news about upcoming changes to the Scotiabank Gold American Express Card and Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card. We are working on getting more details of the changes and have a call with Scotia next week about them and will follow up with a p.... More »
Air Canada completes acquisition of Aeroplan - miles will transfer 1:1 and Amex remains in the mixAs we mentioned yesterday, Aimia shareholders approved the purchase of their Canadian division by Air Canada and we now have confirmation that the transaction is complete. Air Canada officially owns Aeroplan once again and they give us some but not many details of what can be expected:Aeroplan Miles will convert 1:1 to the new Air Canada programAltitude Status and privileges remain unchanged for customersCredit card loyalty program and network agreements finalized with TD, CIBC and Visa Canada for future participation in Air Canada’s loyalty programAgreement in principle entered into with American Express for its continued participation in Air Canada’s loyalty program post 2020.The big question remains is what value will the new Air Canada program bring. Will they devalue the Aeroplan program as we know or will they keep it the same. This sooner Air Canada reveals this the better, that is if the program will remain relatively the same or better. Of course if they are going to make it worse don’t expect them to announce anything until well into Q4 or even into 2020…

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January 9 Update: TAP to fly new A330-900neo between Toronto & Lisbon, Toronto to Bangkok or South Africa for only $936 on KLM & more!TAP Portugal is up-gauging some of its flights between Toronto and Lisbon to their brand new A330-900neo aircraft. Several flights per week will be operated by the new planes while some will still be the older Airbus A330-200. TAP was the launch customer of the newly updated A330 which has 298 seats (34 Business, 96 Economy Plus, 168 Economy) TAP does have their own frequent flyer program which was recently renamed to Miles&Go from Victoria. The airline is also part of Star Alliance which means you can earn and burn Aeroplan, MileagePlus and other miles on these flights. (Source Routesonline) Photo courtesy of AirbusAir Transat is boosting service between Toronto and Zagreb for the summer to three times per week. As we all know Air Transat does not have a loyalty program (and the partnership announced in 2018 with Aeroplan not coming to fruition) so your best bet is to earn credit card points if you pay cash for these and you can redeem those flexible proprietary credit card points as well…

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The delinquent car payment that led to the repossession will stay on your credit report for seven years. However, there are ways to help your score recover in the meantime.

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A recent survey shows older millennials stand alone among the under-55 crowd in preferring to pay with debit over credit. However, Gen Z is evenly split between the two.

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