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HSBC World Elite® Mastercard® Review

When it comes to travel credit cards, the HSBC World Elite Mastercard kind of flies under the radar since HSBC is a brand they may not familiar. What many people don’t realize is that HSBC is a major bank and they offer some excellent credit cards. The HSBC World Elite Mastercard comes packed with travel…

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The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

One little known fee when it comes to credit cards is the foreign transaction fee. Basically, 95% of Canadian credit cards charge a fee of 2.5% whenever you make a purchase in any currency besides Canadian dollars. This fee isn’t a secret since it’s clearly outlined in the cardholder agreement, but people don’t typically notice…

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Travel Fees and Charges to Avoid

I love to travel, but I absolutely hate the fees and charges that can come up. It’s a bit ridiculous when you think about it. There are more than a few things that are designed to get more money from travellers. It may not seem like a lot at first, but once you start adding…

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KOHO review

KOHO Review

KOHO has been around for a few years now and it has quickly become one of the most popular fintech companies in Canada. The concept is simple, KOHO is a 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…

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The cost of travel: The best way to exchange money

What is the best way to exchange money? That’s easily the question I get asked the most these days. Maybe it’s because finding deals on flights and hotels is a little easier these days but it’s more likely that people are just more aware of how exchange rates affect us. A couple of years ago,…

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The Best Visa Card in Canada

The best Visa card in Canada depends on what you plan on using your Visa credit card for and the type of rewards you like to earn. Cash back and rewards credit cards can give you excellent value, but then there are cards with no foreign transaction fees and prepaid cards that can be beneficial…

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Scotiabank Gold Amex Review

Scotiabank Gold Amex Review

The Scotiabank Gold American Express card is often ranked as the best travel credit card in Canada and it’s not hard to see why. It has an excellent earn rate, a good sign up bonus and no foreign transaction fees. Basically, if you spend a lot on your credit card and you like to travel,…

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The 5 Best Currency Exchange Options For Travellers

You’ve booked your flights, your itinerary is set and now all you need is some local cash Getting foreign currency is easy but choosing the right method could save you a ton of cash. What do I mean? Well, whenever you exchange money, there are fees involved. How much you pay in fees depends on…

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KOHO Premium Review

If you’re reading my KOHO Premium Review, that likely means you’re already a KOHO user. If you happen to be a new user, you can check out my original KOHO review where I go over why KOHO is one of the best prepaid cards in Canada. Best of all, if you sign up with my…

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Stack Mastercard Review

STACK Mastercard Review | Get $5 for Free!

The STACK Mastercard is relatively new to Canadians, but let me assure you, it’s one of the best cards to enter the market in the last few years. First off, the STACK Mastercard is not a credit card, it’s actually a prepaid Mastercard. You load your funds via e-Transfer, or Visa Debit and then you…

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