More than a dozen federal departments flunked a credit card security test Oct 7th

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?
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Credit card debt poll: 56% of balance-carrying cardholders have had debt for at least a year + MORE Feb 21st

A new poll from CreditCards.com revealed 56 percent of credit card holders carrying balances have been doing so for more than a year. However, half of indebted card users say they aren’t particularly stressed out about it..... More »
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Cineplex's SCENE program changing earn and burn rates on April 17 - significantly devalues current balances and the SCENE Visa Card + MORE Mar 21st

Playing catch up on this news! Some time ago Cineplex announced changes coming to their very popular SCENE program. These changes will take place on April 17, the day after Starbucks' changes, so that will be the week of change!The forthcoming changes to the SCENE program will be seen on both point.... More »
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Tips for Paying Off Credit Card Debt + MORE Jun 15th

Credit card bills got you down? That’s the trouble with paying with plastic. It is easy to spend, but not quite as easy to pay off the debt you accrue – especially if you are only paying the minimum each month. Carrying too much credit card debt can make it harder to get a loan for a house .... More »
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Podcast Episode 53 is here! Interview with Suzanne Tyson founder of HigherEdPoints on how you can use loyalty points to pay for tuition and student loans Apr 5th

Episode 53 - April 4, 2019 Interview with Suzanne Tyson, founder of HigherEdPointsThis week we catch up with Suzanne Tyson, the founder of HigherEdPoints.Launched 5 years ago HigherEdPoints allows students and their families for using miles and points for tuition. You can convert Aero.... More »
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How not to pick the wrong credit card + MORE Oct 30th

A new study shows that most people are using the wrong piece of plastic for their spending. Here's how to avoid picking a card that's not the best fit for you..... More »
There are 34 federal departments and agencies that allow citizens and others to pay for services with credit and debit cards. An internal briefing note, obtained by CBC News, shows that half of those institutions have flunked a global test designed to help ensure that personal information is not breached by hackers.

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