Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest are Merging – What this means for your points

It’s official, Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) are merging into one unified loyalty program as of August 2018. Members will soon have access to earn or redeem points and book stays across 29 participating global brands comprising 6,500 hotels in 127 countries and territories. This merger puts iconic brands such [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:21:39+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Credit cards, featured, Travel, Travel news|

Triangle World Elite Mastercard Review

Before I get into my Triangle World Elite Mastercard Review, it’s worth noting that the Canadian Tire Corporation has updated how their loyalty programs work. Canadian Tire will still be handing out Canadian Tire Money (CTM), but by joining Triangle Rewards, you can maximize how you earn and redeem their CTM to get the most [...]

By | 2018-04-09T10:05:21+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Credit cards, featured, Personal Finance|

SPG Amex Promo for Marriott Cardholders

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 credit card partner for Marriott Rewards. If you’re loyal to the Marriott brand, you’re likely concerned about your ability to continue earning points, but don't worry, Amex [...]

By | 2018-03-18T08:33:57+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card Review

Finally, there’s a travel rewards credit card from a major bank in Canada that comes with no foreign transaction fees. The Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card is now accepting applicants and is clearly aimed at travellers who are looking to earn travel rewards and don’t want to pay those foreign transaction fees that are associated [...]

By | 2018-04-07T19:50:16+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

American Express Business Platinum Canada Review

**This post contains affiliate links Despite recent changes to the American Express Business Platinum card, I still believe that it’s a strong card for consumers and small business owners. Yes, it has a yearly fee of $499, but the signup bonus of 60,000 American Express Membership Rewards points (with a referral) are the most you [...]

By | 2018-04-18T21:24:12+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard review

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 WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard [...]

By | 2018-03-29T07:16:16+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

American Express SimplyCash Preferred Card Review

As many of you know, I write a lot about credit cards. I usually focus on bonus points but one card that has caught my attention as of late is the SimplyCash Preferred Card from American Express. The features of the card have changed in the last year, but my American Express SimplyCash Preferred Card Review is still positive. What makes [...]

By | 2018-04-13T21:32:24+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

PC Financial World Elite Mastercard Review

**Disclosure: I have worked with PC Financial in the past, but I received no financial compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. Looking for a PC Financial World Elite Mastercard review? I’ve got you covered. The PC Financial World Elite Mastercard is one of the most popular cards on the market since you [...]

By | 2018-04-02T17:36:07+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

Should You Balance Transfer Your Credit Cards?

When dealing with debt, one strategy that I always recommend is debt consolidation. There are a few different ways of doing it, but the general idea is, you get a low-interest loan and pay off all your debts. After that, you’ll just be paying a single loan at that lower rate. Alternatively, you could do [...]

By | 2018-01-31T20:53:06+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance|