Swipe fee settlement: Visa, MasterCard agree to pay merchants $6.2B + MORE Sep 18th

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Weekly rate report: Average card APR climbs to all-time record high of 17.07 percent + MORE Oct 11th

October 10, 2018: The average credit card interest rate smashed another record this week, climbing to 17.07 percent – an all-time high..... More »

Credit card surcharges: How they work, rules + MORE Oct 9th

Many businesses impose surcharges when customers use a credit card for under a certain amount. However, there are laws in place to protect you from being charged extra unfairly..... More »

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

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 inform.... More »
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Loyalty Lesson Learned - Don't brush off reward programs + MORE Oct 19th

We welcome guest contributor, Matthew Couto - a Millennial traveller who left his desk job to travel the world. We learn a lesson from his travels and time off - using a rewards program credit card could have helped him save a lot more money by helping to pay off some of those travels. In this piece.... More »
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Amex Membership Rewards: 30% Bonus Avios when transferring to British Airways Executive Club + MORE Sep 25th

Showing up only a few weeks later than last year we see the return of a transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways Executive Club. The good news this time is the bonus has been increased to 30% from 25%! These transfer bonuses are the one thing many owners of hybrid c.... More »
Visa and Mastercard have agreed to pay merchants up to $6.2 billion to settle a years-long lawsuit over swipe fees. A similar agreement was rejected by a federal court in 2016.

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Earn 750 Bonus Aeroplan Miles when you book an Air Canada Economy fareOffer details750 Bonus Aeroplan Miles when you book a round trip or two one way segments on Air Canada in Economy Flex, comfort or Economy Latitude class. Full details, online registration and booking (Registration is required) Book by Oct 3 for travel until Dec 14, 18Valid on new bookings onlyFind many more Aeroplan bonus offers here!

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September 18 Update: Priority Pass continues to add more restaurants, WestJet up to 20% discount for today only & morePriority Pass continues its expansion beyond business class lounges – they have added more than half a dozen new airport restaurants to their list of where Priority Pass members can dine with a credit. The list of new restaurants can be found here. Some of the airports that are included are San Francisco, Boston, Houston and more. The amount of credit tends to be US$28 per guest. That means this really only makes sense for those who get visit passes for free or have one of the higher memberships that pay the per lounge visit fee otherwise you’ll be paying US$32 to get the $28 credit. If you don’t have a Priority Pass membership and are looking to acquire one not via a credit card remember that Rewards Canada has a special partnership with them offering up to 20% off membership fees. You can find out more about our offer here.Posts since our last update:IHG Rewards Club Buy Points Sale Flash Sale – 100% Bonus until September 20 It’s time for another IHG Rewards Club Buy Points Flash Sale! This time everyone can get a 100% bonus…Three days only! RBC Avioners can get 30% of their points back when redeeming for flights RBC tells us that they want their Avioners to follow their passion for travel and use their points to see…Travel Deals WestJet has a one day Autumn sale today offering up to 20% off Econo (Lowest), Econo and Plus (Lowest) base fares anywhere they fly…

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Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has hinted that his company might soon reward customers for improving their credit scores. Could other banks follow suit?

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