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 | 2018-02-19T10:30:12+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|

SPG Amex Promo for Marriott Cardholders

As you may have heard, Chase is closing all credit card accounts in Canada as of March 15th, 2018. 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 [...]

By | 2018-01-23T07:24:57+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

5 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

**This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own and are not the opinions of TransUnion. With the New Year just quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about those resolutions. Most people tend to make New Year resolutions at the last minute which usually means they end up being broken by the end [...]

By | 2018-01-14T20:07:03+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Credit cards, Debt, My Money, Personal Finance|

5 Ways to Save Money Over the Holidays

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Express. All opinions are my own. Christmas is exactly three weeks away. That’s right; you have 21 days to get your holiday shopping done. If you’re like most Canadians, there’s a good chance you haven’t even started, but that’s okay. Retailers are ready [...]

By | 2017-12-24T23:45:58+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance|

3 Steps to get Your Finances Back on Track

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of President’s Choice Financial®. All opinions are my own. Did you know that November is Financial Literacy Month? The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada came up with the idea to encourage Canadians to take control of their finances. Private, public, and non-profit organizations all get [...]

By | 2017-11-28T08:07:02+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Credit cards, Debt, My Money, Personal Finance|

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-24T23:51:14+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance|

HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard review

When CHASE decided to pull the Amazon.ca Visa card, there were some concerns from the credit card community that Canadians would soon have limited choice when it comes to credit cards with no foreign transaction fees. However, a few months later, it appears that we’ve been given even more choice than ever. The most recent [...]

By | 2017-12-15T18:23:00+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Canadian Credit Cards Without Foreign Transaction Fees

One of the most annoying things about credit cards is the fact that most of them charge an additional fee of 2.5% when we make a purchase in a foreign currency. You'd be forgiven if you didn't know about this since it's not widely advertised, but the fee is rolled right into the exchange making it [...]

By | 2018-02-15T22:55:42+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|