Poll: Lending out your credit card often leads to disaster + MORE Mar 6th

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Using your credit card rewards to book a free cruise + MORE Mar 30th

Before shelling out hundreds of dollars for a cruise, check to see if your credit card rewards can help offset the cost.... More »

When banks cash your same cheque twice, you may be on the hook to pay + MORE Apr 2nd

Business owners Stefan Marten and Pearl Scott-Marten had to fight to get money back from their credit union after several of the couple's employees cashed their paycheques twice using increasingly popular banking apps that allow cheques to be deposited with a photo..... More »

5 money and credit lessons from people who went bankrupt + MORE May 1st

Some top takeaways from a few who went bankrupt. Apply what they gleaned and you might be able to avoid your own trip to the courthouse..... More »

March 16 Update: Rogers and Fido Mastercards being devalued, bonus Infinity MileageLand Miles out of YYZ/YVR & more + MORE Mar 17th

Yesterday morning Rewards Canada reader J Smith commented on our feature for No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards for Canadians letting us know that there once again changes happening to the Rogers Platinum Mastercard and Fido Mastercard. It hasn't been too long that these cards underwent change.... More »

Confusion over Air Miles fine print and Expedia 'glitch': CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet May 21st

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including Air Miles members unaware of how rewards are collected, major changes to Canada's tobacco laws, and an Expedia "glitch" that prevented travellers from booking a stay at a B.C. lodge..... More »
Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers for MarchHere are the Rewards Canada Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers for the month of March! This is not a ‘best’ credit card list like our Top Travel Rewards Credit Card rankings but instead a look at cards that have very good acquisition (sign up) offers. As always when choosing a card you should always take other factors into account other than the sign up bonus, but when most or all of these cards are first year free, they can and do pay off even when you grab them strictly for sign up rewards. In fact all of the cards on this list are first year free so you can try them out at no cost and decide later on if the card is right for you. All the while earning the sign up bonus which can be used to subsidize your travels!BMO is on a roll with their no annual fee or annual fee waivers in the first year. They now take up three of the five spots for this month. That is also thanks to two major offers losing their first year free offer (the Scotia Gold American Express card and TD First Class Visa Infinite Card)…

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Nearly half of Americans who have owned credit cards lent them out to other people. For a third of them, it didn’t end well

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