Weekly rate report: Average card APR advances to a record high of 17.52 percent + MORE Jan 30th

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Meridian Gets Competitive; Posts Lowest Two-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate on the Market Mar 14th

Meridian is making news as of late, as it recently posted the lowest two-year fixed-interest rate in recent Canadian history, compared to the “Big Five” banks and other lenders on the market. As Ontario’s largest credit union, Meridian is offering a two-year fixed mortgage at 1.98 percent. T.... More »

Home renovation: More credit cards are rewarding home-related purchases Feb 19th

A growing number of credit cards now cater to homeowners and interior design enthusiasts by offering significant rewards in exchange for home-related spending..... More »

Dan Gainor: Media concede there's a border crisis, but won't give Trump credit for getting Mexico to act - Fox News + MORE Apr 6th

Dan Gainor: Media concede there's a border crisis, but won't give Trump credit for getting Mexico to act  Fox NewsTrump struggles with a growing problem on the border  CTV News‘Our country is full’: Trump says immigration system overwhelmed  Global News'Our country .... More »
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Government shutdown: Equifax offers free credit reports to affected workers + MORE Feb 4th

If you've been affected by the government shutdown, you might be eligible for a free credit report from Equifax..... More »
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February 28 Update: Air Canada renews partnership with American Express for the new loyalty program, World of Hyatt adds 57 more SLH Hotels & WestJet's 23rd birthday sale + MORE Mar 1st

Air Canada has renewed their agreement with American Express to have Amex issue cards in the new loyalty program plus continue on as a Membership Rewards partner!! Yay!New premium American Express card products to launch with Air Canada's new loyalty program in 2020 10-year deal will provide continu.... More »
January 30, 2019: The average credit card interest rate inched higher this week, climbing to another all-time record high.

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Rocketmiles: 3,000 Bonus Miles/Points in the program of your choice including Aeroplan for your first booking made by January 31If you have signed up with Rocketmiles but haven’t booked with them yet you would have received this email! Even if you didn’t or haven’t signed up with them you can take advantage of this offer.Offer details:3,000 Miles/Points in the partner program of your choice for your first stay booked via Rocketmiles. Stay must be booked via the special promotion page at www.rocketmiles.com/2019-travel/. The bonus can only be earned once per member. Book by Jan 31, 19

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January 30 Update: Hyatt opens 9th location in Canada and adds 56 more SLH properties to World of Hyatt & new Amex Centurion Lounge restrictions Hyatt officially added their ninth location in Canada yesterday with the Hyatt Place Calgary Airport opening its doors. As far as we know there are six more Hyatt properties slated to open in Canada this year. We’ll have a post detailing those hotels soon! (Source Hyatt)and continuing with Hyatt news, the World of Hyatt program announced today that a further 56 SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World) properties have now joined the program for earning and redeeming points. The sole Canadian SLH property is still not participating. (Source VFTW)New restrictions are coming to American Express’ Centurion Lounges on March 22 for Platinum Cardholders. The restrictions are as follows: The Centurion Lounge is a day of departure lounge. We will not admit arriving Platinum Card Members with boarding passes for flights that have just landed. We will admit Platinum Card Members with layovers or connecting flights who produce proof of connecting flight. We will not admit Platinum Card Members more than 3 hours before the departure time on the Platinum Card Member’s same-day, confirmed boarding pass…

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Southwest Airlines is offering its Companion Pass as a sign-up bonus on its credit cards through early February. Here are some great warm weather destinations you can fly to using your pass.

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