Credit card loyalty

Small Change to American Express Platinum Canada Travel Credit

Small Change to American Express Platinum Canada Travel Credit

Sharp-eyed reader Dana B. and Rewards Cards Canada recently alerted me of a subtle change to the wording of the $200 travel credit you get with the American Express Platinum Canada credit card. The website now states the following: “You will have access to a $200 CAD Annual Travel Credit, compliments of your Platinum Card.…

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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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7 Mistakes to Avoid With Your Travel Rewards Credit Cards

One of the easiest travel hacks out there is using a travel rewards credit card. What makes them so appealing are the generous signup bonuses and the ability to earn additional points on your daily spending. Those points can eventually be redeemed for free or discounted travel. Sounds simple enough right? It should be, but…

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how to earn more travel rewards points

How to Earn More Travel Rewards Points

**This article contains affiliate links People are constantly asking me how to earn more travel rewards?  You see, I travel 3 – 4 times a year and for every trip I take, there’s a good chance that I’m claiming points in some capacity. Earning points is easy when you have one of the best travel…

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SPG Amex Promo for Marriott Cardholders

** This promo is over, but the SPG Amex Canada changes are now live. Read my review of the SPG Amex and SPG Business Amex to learn more. Chase has now officially closed all credit card accounts in Canada. This is huge news since their cards had no foreign transaction fees. In addition, they were the…

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Have we Become Obsessed With Rewards Points?

I recently met up with fellow personal finance blogger Jen from Jen On Money where we were discussing debt (were you expecting anything else?). Eventually, the conversation shifted to credit cards which then lead to rewards points and how millennials are obsessed with them. It’s not hard to see why rewards points have become so…

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Drop App Review

If you haven’t heard of Drop, you’re not alone. But let me tell you right now that this app is a must download for anyone who likes loyalty rewards and free stuff. It was introduced to the Canadian marketplace in 2016 and has been rolling into select U.S. markets this year. Drop now has 150,000+…

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RBC Rewards App

Redeem and Track Your RBC Rewards Points With the new app

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RBC. All opinions are my own. I love credit card rewards programs. Nothing excites me more than collecting points since I can use them later to redeem merchandise or travel. As weird as it sounds, sometimes when I’m making purchases; I’m more focused on…

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Common Credit Card Benefits

Credit card debt is a serious issue but if used correctly those credit card benefits can really work for us. Think about it, assuming we pay our bills in full and on time then technically those benefits are form of payment that the credit card companies make to us. They may come in the form of…

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