March 7 Update: HSBC World Elite MC first year free + 30K points offer, a new king of programs for crediting car rentals to & Air France flash sale Canada to Paris from $735 Mar 8th

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Meridian Gets Competitive; Posts Lowest Two-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate on the Market Mar 14th

Meridian is making news as of late, as it recently posted the lowest two-year fixed-interest rate in recent Canadian history, compared to the “Big Five” banks and other lenders on the market. As Ontario’s largest credit union, Meridian is offering a two-year fixed mortgage at 1.98 percent. T.... More »
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BMO Report: Why a Quarter of Canadians Didn’t Save Last Year + MORE Mar 12th

When it comes to saving patterns, it seems like Canadians are caught at two opposite ends of the spectrum. According to a recent Bank of Montreal survey, 15 percent of Canadians managed to tuck away over $10,000 last year, yet a quarter of people did not save a dime. Why Canadians are having a hard.... More »
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A closer look at the newly refreshed Platinum Card from American Express + MORE Mar 11th

 The Platinum Card from American Express is now three weeks into its refresh and for the most part the changes have been well received.  Back on February 13th we detailed the refresh that saw two changes come to one of the best high end premium cards in Canada. The first change was the poi.... More »
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Limited time left to apply for the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard and receive up to 3,000 bonus miles and a companion flight rebate! Mar 18th

One of the more popular cards on Rewards Canada right now is the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard. There are several reasons as to why this is the case: Up to a 3,000 bonus AIR MILES Reward Mile welcome bonus (1,000 on first purchase, 2,000 more when you spend $3,000 within 3 months), the first .... More »
March 7 Update: HSBC World Elite MC first year free + 30K points offer, a new king of programs for crediting car rentals to & Air France flash sale Canada to Paris from $735Last year HSBC introduced their World Elite Mastercard to the Canadian public. Prior to the launch of this card their cards were almost exclusive to their banking customers only but they realized the money they could make by making a more accessible product. When the card did launch it had a pretty amazing sign up offer of 75,000 points and first year free. Unfortunately that offer has been long gone but they do have another FYF offer right now if you do want to try the card. It currently comes with a 30,000 point welcome bonus on top of the FYF. Find out more here. You can also read our review of the card here to find out more about what the card offers.If you are travelling to or via Seattle over the next couple of weeks and were planning on visiting Amex’s Centurion Lounge thanks to the Platinum Card you’ll have to look for another lounge! The lounge will be temporarily closed for renovations starting on March 11. FYI Priority Pass does have access to two lounges at SEA. (Source American Express)Speaking of Priority Pass – Members now have access to Gameway video game lounges at Dallas/Ft…

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