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How to Plan a Vacation Without Going Into Debt

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Alterna Bank. All opinions are my own. Planning vacations are one of the best things to do. Honestly, there’s nothing quite like looking up all the awesome things you can see, do, and eat while you’re travelling. The problem is, when you’re doing all [...]

By |2019-02-07T08:17:50+00:00February 7th, 2019|Budget Travel, featured, Personal Finance, Travel|

MBNA Rewards Platinum Plus Mastercard Review

If you’re looking for a no-fee travel rewards credit card, then the MBNA Rewards Platinum Plus Mastercard is likely a good choice for you since it has straightforward rewards which can be redeemed for any type of travel purchase. The card may not give you a generous signup bonus or a lot of additional benefits [...]

By |2019-02-09T19:24:39+00:00February 6th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Understanding the RRSP Basics

You've likely noticed by now a ton of ads for RRSPs. This is pretty typical from the banks since the end of February is the deadline for contributions for the previous tax year. This is a great reminder for everyone, but RRSP contributions can be made any time during the year so there's no need [...]

By |2019-02-03T07:25:37+00:00February 4th, 2019|featured, Investing, Personal Finance|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Malaysia

Is Malaysia on your travel list? If not, it probably should be. Cool architecture, tons of street art, sprawling green highlands with tea plantations and plenty of great beaches and islands for swimming, diving, and sunbathing. Malaysia is a great choice for a warm-destination getaway. But, just how much does it cost to go to [...]

By |2019-01-31T15:31:09+00:00January 31st, 2019|Destinations, 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 |2019-01-31T15:31:37+00:00January 31st, 2019|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

STACK Mastercard Review | Get $25 for Free!

The STACK Mastercard is relatively new to Canadians, but let me assure you, it’s one of the best cards to enter the market in the last few years. First off, the STACK Mastercard is not a credit card, it’s actually a prepaid Mastercard. You load your funds via e-Transfer, or Visa Debit and then you [...]

By |2019-02-11T09:30:59+00:00January 31st, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

Improve Your Credit Score with Borrowell’s Credit Coach

Borrowell’s goal has always been to help Canadians make great decisions about credit. They introduced free credit scores in 2016 and followed that up in 2018 by giving their members access to their full Equifax credit reports (also for free). Both of these features are vital to Canadians who are looking to improve their credit [...]

By |2019-01-29T07:38:33+00:00January 29th, 2019|My Money, Personal Finance|