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Rate survey: Average card APR stays put at 16.41 percent + MORE Feb 14th

Feb. 14, 2018: The average credit card interest rate remained at a record high Wednesday, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report..... More »

February 22 Update: Canadian No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Card Feature, 15% Bonus WestJet dollars when converting RBC Rewards & a note from Amex + MORE Feb 22nd

Ever since Chase announced they were exiting the Canadian market and shutting down their Marriott and Amazon cards earlier this year we have been inundated with questions on which cards in Canada still offer no foreign transaction fees. We have been answering individual emails and replying to commen.... More »
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February 28 Update: 3 Great Scotiabank card offers coming to an end, Save up to 20% at select hotels in California & more! + MORE Feb 28th

Today is the last day to grab a few great Scotiabank credit card offers! Well it may be a day or two. One communication we have says these go into effect on March 3rd while some terms state March 1st so we are erring on the side of caution. The Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card (Cash back) will.... More »
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Can I reclaim the withholding tax on my U.S. stocks? Mar 4th

Q. I own U.S. stocks and Canadian stocks in my RRSP and RESP accounts for my kids. I do all the investing myself. I get annual performance statements from the bank that holds my RRSP online account and it shows about $200 in withholding tax. What is this? How can I claim it when I file taxes, and h.... More »

Last day to get the increased sign up bonus for the American Express Cobalt Card + MORE Jan 30th

Per the marketing terms that have been attached to the American Express Cobalt Card this is the last day to grab this card with its introductory sign up offer of up to 40,000 points. As of tomorrow the bonus will be dropoing down to the standard 30,000 points. If you haven't applied for the card yet.... More »
Finding charges inaccurately reported on credit card statements can be annoying, but disputing them can be cumbersome. Keeping receipts and tracking expenses can help you figure out legitimate expenses without having to initiate a chargeback.

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