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Canadians have an appetite for travel and, accordingly, the travel rewards credit card field is packed with competing cards. With an attractive insurance package and perks like airport lounge access, the BMO World Elite Mastercard seeks to tempt users into the BMO Rewards program. But here’s the b.... More »
With a new decade upon us it’s a good time to evaluate your business. Begin the new year with a detailed business plan in place, as well as defining your goals. Go beyond the profit and loss figures; maybe it’s time to research using new suppliers, a new marketing strategy, etc. Use the.... More »
With an outstanding earn rate, no foreign transaction fees and a better-than-average travel insurance package, the Scotiabank Gold American Express card has garnered a lot of attention from Canadian travellers and cross-border shoppers. But is Amex a strong enough brand in Canada? And is this card w.... More »
With a good travel credit card in your name, going on a trip can suddenly become affordable. And, you can get even more value if you sign up for the right travel credit card—one that doesn’t just focus on points, but also has perks such as lounge access, amazing insurance coverage and the flexib.... More »
On October 20, 2019, Scotiabank identified a technical error where legitimate charges on certain customers’ credit card statements were mislabeled as “BNS Scotia Life Insurance.” The mistaken charges all took place between October 18 and 20. Many customers were angry and took to social media to express their unhappiness. Scotiabank was responsive to customer complaints they received over social media.
Make Sure to Check Your Credit Card Statements
While Scotiabank’s mistakes are unsettling, they can serve as a learning opportunity. Always make sure to check your credit card statements against receipts of your purchases. While banks usually record transactions correctly, the Scotiabank incident shows that no bank is perfect.
In addition to bank errors, you may find improper charges on your credit card statement if someone has gotten hold of your credit card information. In these cases, criminals may be able to use your credit card to make unauthorized purchases…