Payment processing firm cuts Amex credit card interchange fees by 50% for small businesses + MORE Mar 5th

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Card or cash? When traveling abroad, you often need both + MORE May 4th

Credit card or cash? When you travel abroad, you need both plastic and local currency, as some places take cards and some are cash only.... More »

Average card APR climbs to record high of 16.96 percent + MORE Jul 18th

July 18, 2018: The average credit card interest rate settled at a record high Wednesday after another major issuer increased rates in response to the Federal Reserve’s June 2018 rate change.... More »

March 4 Update: Earn 5x Miles for Aeroplan eStore purchases, Aer Lingus postpones Montreal route until 2020 & Air Canada Worldwide Seat Sale + MORE Mar 5th

Check out the latest Aeroplan eStore bonus that offers 5x Aeroplan Miles for shopping at over 170+ retailers! This offer runs until March 10 Find out more here. The much anticipated route launch by Aer Lingus between Montreal and Dublin has now been shelved until 2020. Citing delays of their new A.... More »
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How credit score simulators can help your score + MORE Aug 21st

A growing number of banks, credit reporting companies and other financial services providers offer interactive credit scoring tools.... More »

What are some low-cost options to process credit cards for my business? + MORE Jun 5th

Business owners looking to accept credit cards have sevaral low cost options, including Square, Clover and Paypal..... More »
Exclusive offer for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express for Chase Marriott Premier CardholdersIn a little over a week the Chase Marriott Visa card will come to a complete end. Now, there are two main types of people who have this card. Those who are Marriott Rewards members and were using it for the points and benefits that came with the card or those who got it for the no foreign transaction fee. If you are in the Marriott Rewards camp you may be asking how will I be able to earn points outside of Marriott stays after March 15? Well the answer to that is the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express.If you have been collecting Marriott Rewards points and the program is your hotel program of choice then you should already know that Marriott owns Starwood and that you can link and convert points between the loyalty programs of both chains. This means you can use the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express to actually earn Marriott Rewards points. How so? The American Express card will earn Starpoints for your purchases and then you can link your Starwood Preferred Guest account with your Marriott Rewards account…

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Highest ever sign up bonus out now for the RBC Cathay Pacific Visa Platinum card - Up to 35,000 Asia MilesAs far as we call recall this new offer for the RBC Cathay Pacific Visa Platinum card is the best one ever. The normal sign up bonus is 10,000 Asia Miles and we’ve seen bonuses of 15,000, 20,000 and even 30,000 last year. Now we see that increased even further here in early 2018 to 35,000 Asia Miles! Granted the bonus is split up and you’ll have to hold onto the card for more than a year but then again this card is really targeted towards the frequent Cathay Pacific traveler so chances are they’ll hold onto the card for sometime.Here is how the bonus works this time:Step 1: 15,000 Asia Miles welcome offer upon card approvalStep 2: 10,000 Asia Miles when you spend $6,000 CAD in the first 3 monthsStep 3: Another 10,000 Asia Miles after the first Anniversary of your card account openingThis new bonus, once earned after a year, provides enough miles to fly round trip in Economy Class on Cathay Pacific’s 5th freedom flight between Vancouver and New York:or even one way in Business Class:Of course there are many more options out there as well on Cathay Pacific and any of their oneworld or other airline partners…

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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has struck a deal to get its members much lower fees on credit card purchases when customers pay with an American Express card and use.

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Make your Disney World dreams come true by offsetting hotel and airfare costs through credit card rewards programs.

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March 5 Update: Episode 40 of our Podcast now available for download, Club Carlson officially becomes Radisson Rewards and more!Episode 40 of the Rewards Canada Round Up Podcast is here! You can listen to or download it on Apple iTunes, Google Play, our website and Soundcloud.  In this milestone episode we discuss the hot topic of No Foreign Transation fee credit cards, new IHG hotels in Canada, Hyatt’s new stay promotion and the very valuable new RBC Avion Visa Infinite sign up bonus! As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Carlson Hotels and their Frequent Guest Program Club Carlson were going to be re-branded under the Radisson moniker. That change officially happened today with the company now being called Radisson Hotel Group and the FGP being renamed to Radisson Rewards. Most of the program remains the same save for two parts: Elite status qualifying and points earning on stays.The Elite qualifying requirements have been relaxed, especially for reaching the first level, Silver:Silver Qualification: 9 nights or 6 stays (used to be 15 nights or 10 stays)Gold Qualification: 30 nights or 20 stays (used to be 35 nights or 20 stays) Platinum Qualification: 60 nights or 30 stays (used to be 75 nights or 30 stays)   This is good news if you are a Club Carlson Radisson Rewards regular as you can now qualify sooner…

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