The Best American Express Credit Cards in Canada

Have you ever wondered what the best American Express credit cards in Canada are? Well, it really depends on how often you travel, the type of rewards you like to earn, and how much you spend each month. Every American Express card is different, but many of them offer premium benefits which are much better [...]

By |2019-02-14T11:10:27+00:00February 14th, 2019|Credit cards, featured, Personal Finance, Travel|

American Express Platinum Canada Card Increases Earn Rate

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, American Express has increased the earn rate for the American Express Platinum Canada card. The new earn rate is 3 American Express Membership Rewards points per $1 spent on dining, 2 points per $1 spent on travel and 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases. These changes [...]

By |2019-02-13T08:32:16+00:00February 13th, 2019|Credit cards, featured|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Croatia?

Historic seaside towns, national parks filled with waterfalls, and a number of beautiful islands await those who travel to Croatia. It’s an ideal mix for many travellers, but, surprisingly, Croatia has only recently become a popular travel destination. Mainly due to Game of Thrones as it is home to several important filming locations including ‘Kings [...]

By |2019-02-11T08:46:56+00:00February 11th, 2019|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|

How to Plan a Vacation Without Going Into Debt

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Alterna Bank. All opinions are my own. Planning vacations are one of the best things to do. Honestly, there’s nothing quite like looking up all the awesome things you can see, do, and eat while you’re travelling. The problem is, when you’re doing all [...]

By |2019-02-07T08:17:50+00:00February 7th, 2019|Budget Travel, featured, Personal Finance, Travel|

Understanding the RRSP Basics

You've likely noticed by now a ton of ads for RRSPs. This is pretty typical from the banks since the end of February is the deadline for contributions for the previous tax year. This is a great reminder for everyone, but RRSP contributions can be made any time during the year so there's no need [...]

By |2019-02-03T07:25:37+00:00February 4th, 2019|featured, Investing, Personal Finance|