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Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) Canada | Everything you need to know

In recent years, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Registered Education Savings Plan which is more commonly known as RESP. I suppose I shouldn’t be that surprised that many of my peers are interested in the RESP rules since they’ve just had children. Heck, one of the first things I did when [...]

By |2019-06-26T14:56:07-04:00May 30th, 2019|Investing, Personal Finance, Young Money|

Air Miles Review – How Canada’s most popular loyalty program works

Of all loyalty programs in Canada, Air Miles is the most recognized one and counts over 11 million members. Created in 1992, it has since made partnerships with over 200 retailers and travel related suppliers. Air Miles has many long-time loyal collectors but also many critics fueled by weak earning rates, lack of redemption availability [...]

By |2019-06-09T19:53:21-04:00May 30th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

How To Find A Good Financial Advisor

Whether you’re making your first contribution or you’re a veteran investor, one question that commonly gets asked is: how do you find a good a financial advisor? If you have any financial knowledge then you should probably manage your money on your own. That being said, it’s definitely worth seeking out an advisor or planner if [...]

By |2019-06-13T09:35:29-04:00May 27th, 2019|Investing, Personal Finance|

How Credit Card Travel Insurance Works When Booking a Flight on Points or Miles

Many of the best travel credit cards in Canada come with a comprehensive travel insurance package. Your travel medical insurance applies even if you book on points, but your additional travel insurance benefits such as lost luggage, trip cancellation, hotel burglary, etc. require you to charge a majority if not all of your charges to [...]

By |2019-06-06T20:56:15-04:00May 18th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel|

BMO Rewards | How to earn and burn your points effectively

BMO Rewards is one of the most popular credit cards rewards programs in Canada. What makes BMO Rewards appealing is that earning and redeeming points is very intuitive and easy. Since this is BMO’s main loyalty program, you need a BMO credit card to earn BMO Rewards. The good thing is, the BMO World Elite [...]

By |2019-05-29T07:58:06-04:00May 16th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Singapore?

When it comes to travel in Southeast Asia, Singapore usually finds its way on the must-see list. This small country really stands out in this part of the world. While it still has plenty of temples and cultural attractions it is incredibly modern and, in some parts, maybe even a little bit futuristic. Of course, [...]

By |2019-05-13T10:25:35-04:00May 13th, 2019|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|