HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard review

When CHASE decided to pull the 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 | 2017-09-22T20:40:36+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 | 2017-09-15T08:57:00+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

WestJet Rewards Review

With Air Canada announcing their intention to pull out of the Aeroplan program in 2020, many travellers are starting to look at other rewards programs. What people are quickly realizing is that Canada’s second largest airline, WestJet has one of the best rewards programs of ANY airline. In my WestJet Rewards review, I’ll break down [...]

By | 2017-08-31T23:15:40+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Why I Don’t Bother with Extended Warranty

The first paid job I ever had was with a company called CompuSmart. It was a big box retailer from western Canada who was opening their first store in Ontario. I was hired to do sales in software and upgrades, and I couldn’t have been more excited. During my training, it seemed pretty obvious that [...]

By | 2017-07-05T16:36:00+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance|

Making the Most out of Your Summer Spending

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Express. All opinions are my own. Let’s be realistic, summer is the best season of the year right? The weather is excellent and everyone just seems happier at this time of the year. However, summer can be expensive! It’s the season for vacations, [...]

By | 2017-07-16T15:42:57+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

Capital One Canada Introduces Free Credit Score Checks for Cardholders

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One®. All opinions are my own. Knowing and understanding our credit score is one of the key steps in building a healthy relationship with our finances. Generally speaking, the higher the number, the better we’re doing, but there are many variables involved. So [...]

By | 2017-05-17T22:54:17+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Credit cards, Personal Finance|