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How Having a Budget Allows us to Travel Anywhere

When I had a full-time job, I often talked about my travel plans with co-workers who also loved to travel. I had a reputation for travelling to more exotic places such as Egypt, Japan, Brazil, and Instanbul. I wouldn’t go as far as calling these destinations exotic, my wife and I just weren’t interested in [...]

By |2020-01-19T13:12:24-05:00January 8th, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

EQ Bank Review 2020 | Earn 2.45% interest!

**This article may contain affiliate links If you're looking for a Canadian bank that offers a good interest rate, then you need to check out EQ Bank who's one of the most popular digital banks in Canada Right now, their interest rate is a respectable 2.45% interest* rate on their EQ Bank Savings Plus Account [...]

By |2020-01-23T22:25:13-05:00January 7th, 2020|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard Review

**This post contains affiliate links If you’re a frequent WestJet flyer, then the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard is a must for you. To simply put it, WestJet Rewards is one of the best airline loyalty programs out there and the WestJet Mastercard allows you to earn WestJet Dollars at an incredible pace. In my [...]

By |2020-01-07T15:54:54-05:00January 7th, 2020|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

A Costco Membership Breakdown: Is the Costco Executive Membership Really Worth It?

Are you thinking of becoming a Costco member? Many Canadians are, and for good reason. Costco is a bulk store that offers pretty decent discounts for buying, well, in bulk. A Costco membership is more than just being able to buy large quantities of chicken breasts or paper towel rolls at a time.  While the [...]

By |2020-01-16T20:15:27-05:00January 6th, 2020|My Money, Personal Finance|

Nest Wealth Review | Best Robo Advisors in Canada

Robo advisors have become an incredibly popular way to invest in Canada. Thanks to cheaper fees and solid long-term investment strategies, Canadians are finding robo advisors to be a smart, easy, and safe way to invest and save for their future. So what exactly is a robo advisor? Despite the name, it’s important to know [...]

By |2020-01-17T15:05:53-05:00January 4th, 2020|Investing, Personal Finance|

American Express Cobalt Vs. Scotiabank Gold American Express

With the changes to the Scotiabank Gold American Express now in place, many people are comparing it to the American Express Cobalt card since they’re now very similar. If you check out the chart below, the features are quite indeed nearly identical, but both cards have subtle differences which could sway your decision when applying [...]

By |2020-01-02T08:49:56-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

The Best Credit Card Deals in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links Determining what the best credit card deals in Canada are purely subjective. Unlike the best travel credit cards in Canada where you can actually measure things based on the signup bonus and earn rates, the best deals can be open to interpretation. With this in mind, my selections are based [...]

By |2020-01-09T15:03:37-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Credit cards, Personal Finance|