American Express Business Gold Card Review

The American Express Business Gold card is one of the best travel credit cards in Canada, but often gets overlooked because it’s a business card. What most people don’t realize is that you don’t have to have a business to apply. Sure, it’ll ask you for your business information, but you can put in anything [...]

By |2019-02-15T08:38:50+00:00February 13th, 2019|Credit cards, My Money, Travel|

American Express Platinum Canada Review

Let's get to the point, my American Express Platinum Canada review is positive since it's easily one of the best travel credit cards in Canada. The card comes with a yearly fee of $699 which is quite high, but it comes with a huge signup bonus, amazing benefits, and plenty of airline and hotel transfer [...]

By |2019-02-13T08:08:03+00:00February 13th, 2019|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance, Travel|

Improve Your Credit Score with Borrowell’s Credit Coach

Borrowell’s goal has always been to help Canadians make great decisions about credit. They introduced free credit scores in 2016 and followed that up in 2018 by giving their members access to their full Equifax credit reports (also for free). Both of these features are vital to Canadians who are looking to improve their credit [...]

By |2019-01-29T07:38:33+00:00January 29th, 2019|My Money, Personal Finance|

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) [...]

By |2019-02-12T12:51:05+00:00January 24th, 2019|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance|

How to Save More Money by Managing Your Cash Flow With A.I.

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RBC. All opinions are my own. I honestly believe that one of the best ways to save money is to pay yourself first. That’s where you set up automatic withdrawals from your bank account to a savings account. But, that’s not always possible for some people [...]

By |2019-02-03T07:26:10+00:00January 16th, 2019|My Money, Personal Finance|

The Top Personal Finance Books for Canadians

People I've met are always interested in taking control of their finances but they have no idea where to begin.  I believe that if you read just two books on personal finance that you would probably know more than 80 percent of the population, it’s that easy. You obviously won't understand everything right away after [...]

By |2019-01-23T16:37:16+00:00January 14th, 2019|My Money, Personal Finance|

KOHO Review | Get up to $60 for free

If you haven’t heard of KOHO, it’s a Canadian reloadable Visa card and app that gives you real-time insights on your spending while helping you reach your financial goals by automating some of your savings. This no fee card even gives you 0.5% cash-back on your purchases which is amazing since most prepaid cards give [...]

By |2019-01-15T18:02:25+00:00January 7th, 2019|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance|

Are You Using Your Tax-Free Savings Account?

Despite the fact that Tax-Free Savings Accounts turn 10-years old in 2019, only 69 per cent of Canadians say they have a TFSA according to BMO’s Annual TFSA Study. This number is actually up from 56 per cent from the previous year which is a 23 per cent improvement, but’s it’s still too low in [...]

By |2018-12-30T06:33:03+00:00December 19th, 2018|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|