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Rogers World Elite Mastercard Review

Disclosure: I’m a casual employee of Rogers, but not a spokesperson. All opinions are my own. In the last little while, Rogers has been offering the Rogers World Elite Mastercard to select customers. The early reports were encouraging, so I reached out to Rogers directly and they confirmed to me that the card will be [...]

By | 2018-05-22T19:39:55+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

5 Ways to Save for a Vacation Without Making it Feel Like You’re Saving

One of the biggest complaints I hear about travel is how expensive it can be. Sure, some people may end up spending five digits a year on their travels, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good trip for $1,500. I honestly believe that travelling doesn’t have to be expensive, but admittedly, coming up [...]

By | 2018-05-20T19:57:13+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Budget Travel, featured, Travel|

Rogers Platinum Mastercard Review

**This Rogers Platinum Mastercard review is based on the changes coming into effect as of May 23, 2018. Also note that I'm a casual employee of Rogers but not a spokesperson. If you’re considering a Rogers Mastercard, understand that they currently have two available: The Rogers Platinum Mastercard and the Rogers World Elite Mastercard. The [...]

By | 2018-05-18T17:54:42+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Travel to a Galaxy Far Far Away With These Star Wars Inspired Destinations

With mere weeks until the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, the new Han Solo Star Wars spin-off, the excitement is palpable as die-hard fans of the Jedi wait to see which far off galaxy their beloved hero will take them. To celebrate the new film which by the way coincides with the 41st [...]

By | 2018-05-14T06:13:05+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Destinations, featured, Travel, Travel news|

Know What You Can Afford Before You Buy a Home

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BMO. All opinions are my own. Everyone knows that home prices are insane in Canada, but despite how much we complain, many homeowners love seeing their property values go up in price. It’s first-time homeowners - who are usually younger - that really end [...]

By | 2018-05-03T15:07:39+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|featured, My Money, Personal Finance, Real Estate|

New Way to Earn Scotiabank SCENE Points

If you like to collect Scotiabank SCENE points, you’ll likely be excited about some exciting news. Get In The SCENE machines are being launched today at select theatres across Canada where you can earn SCENE points. These new kiosks will allow you to act out scenes from movies including Clueless, Forrest Gump, Ferris Bueller’s Day [...]

By | 2018-04-30T07:16:20+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

5 Travel Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BMO Insurance. All opinions are my own. When it comes to our vacation plans, many of us spend hours researching flights, accommodations, and what we’ll do when we arrive. However, quite often we forget a few small things that could easily derail our travel [...]

By | 2018-05-22T06:53:57+00:00 April 30th, 2018|featured, Travel, Travel news|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Bali?

Bali is a dream destination for many travellers. Beautiful villas, green rice terraces, towering waterfalls, and sandy beaches. But how much does it cost to go to Bali? Well, that depends on several factors including where in Bali you want to go, your travel style, and what your plans are. Bali may be a small [...]

By | 2018-05-07T03:52:51+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|