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?
A secured credit card is one that might require that you provide funds to guarantee the loan. Remember, a credit card is a loan, and if you have no credit, or bad credit, issuers might be reluctant to issue you a card. This is where a secured credit card comes in. If you are willing to provide a sec.... More »
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With 5 percent back at Whole Foods with an Amazon credit card, it can be tempting to shop there. But you'll need to do the math to see if you'll actually save money.... More »
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June 6 Update: $10 statement credit for J. Crew with Amex Cobalt and British Airways drops Calgary for the winter + MORE Jun 7th
Another American Express Cobalt Perks offer came out this month. This time they have partnered with J. Crew (a long time Amex partner) that when you shop at J. Crew stores in Canada and you can receive a $10 statement credit when you spend $50 or more on your registered Cobalt Card. Find out mo.... More »
The earned-income tax credit beats the minimum wage.
Applying for too many credit cards in a short time period can lower your credit score. Here are three steps you can take to restore your good credit score.
April 11 Update: More Amex Cobalt Multiplier locations, 80 Bonus AIR MILES at Rexall, Air France seat sale for North Africa & Middle East
Once again I have been catching up on responding to lots of comments here on the blog and on the main Rewards Canada website after 10 days of vacation. Lots of those comments were on our American Express Cobalt Multipliers page as the Rewards Canada community continues to contribute plus I added in lots of locations from my family’s travels over the past few weeks. Check it out today as the list of confirmed 5x/2x/1x merchants in Canada and globally continues to grow! It is almost getting too big so I am open to suggestions on ways that we may present the merchants in a better fashion or let us know if you are fine with the current set up! Check out the American Express Cobalt Card Confirmed Multiplier Locations page today! You can get 80 bonus AIR MILES Reward Miles if you spend $50 or more at Rexall today or tomorrow with this coupon. Posts since our last update: One Week Left for the Exclusive offer for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express for Chase Marriott Premier Cardholders It has been nearly a month since the Chase Marriott Visa card exited our market but that doesn’t mean Marriott…Travel Deals Air France has put flights to North Africa and the Middle East on sale from Canada…
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