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Traingle Mastercard review

Triangle Mastercard Review

The Triangle Mastercard from Canadian Tire is their most basic card, but it comes with a good amount of benefit and more importantly, there’s no minimum income requirement to qualify for the card. Since this is a Canadian Tire branded credit card, you’ll earn Triangle Rewards which is a new digital rewards program. Don’t worry,…

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Now is the Time to Switch Your Travel Credit Card

If you use a travel rewards credit card as I do, you’ve probably already realized that the points you’re earning right now are pretty useless given the current situation.  I’ve had to cancel multiple trips which have resulted in airline credits and points refunds. Sure, I’ll be able to use those when things to return…

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How to Redeem Travel Points for Gift Cards or a Statement Credit

With most of the best travel rewards programs, redeeming your points for a gift card or statement credit is one of the worst things you can do since they offer low value compared to travel rewards. Generally speaking (and depending on the program), using your points for anything besides travel will devalue your points by…

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the credit cards I use

The Credit Cards I Use

Quite often people ask me what credit cards I use. It’s not a weird question since I love talking about credit cards, so it’s only natural that I share what’s in my wallet. I actually wrote this post back in January of 2015, but it’s time for a much-needed update. It’s been 3 years since…

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The new tangerine credit card

Introducing the Tangerine Credit Card

UPDATE: The Tangerine Money-Back credit card is now available to the public.  All the information below is still correct but you can read my formal review of the Tangerine Money-Back credit card here. After years of demand and months of rumours, the Tangerine Credit Card was officially announced today. Currently in the preview stage, the…

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The Best Credit Cards With Mobile Device Insurance

Credit cards with mobile device insurance (sometimes known as credit cards with cell phone insurance) is a relatively new trend that’s come to Canada over the last few years. There used to be only two credit cards that offered it but a few cards have added the insurance to their benefits while a few new…

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How to Manage Your Money as a New Parent

Having a child is what many people strive for but when that bundle of joy comes, it can be stressful since you’re trying to figure out how to be a new parent while having to adjust to a bunch of new expenses which you may have not anticipated. Understandably, things can get overwhelming fast, but…

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Manulife All-In Banking Review

Not many people think about Manulife for their banking needs so it was pretty interesting when they introduced their new All-In Banking Plan which gives you access to 4 different products: an everyday bank account, a high-interest savings account, a no-fee cash back credit card and travel disruption insurance. The idea is that all of…

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KOHO VS STACK

KOHO vs. STACK | Battle of the prepaid credit cards

Over the last two years, KOHO and STACK have become quite the players when it comes to prepaid credit cards in Canada. It’s really no surprise since both of them offer low or no fees, rewards, referral bonuses, and access to two of the largest credit networks in the world. The question is, which one…

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Is PC Optimum the Best Retail Loyalty Program

IS PC Optimum the Best Retail Loyalty Program?

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PC Optimum. All opinions are my own. Without a doubt, my favourite loyalty program is PC Optimum. Now, you may be wondering if that’s actually true since this post is clearly sponsored by PC Optimum, but I’ve been using PC Plus (now PC Optimum)…

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