Personal Finance

chatr Secured Mastercard Review

chatr Secured Mastercard Review

Rogers Bank has just launched the chatr Secured Mastercard which is clearly aimed at new or young Canadians looking to build their credit. Although secured credit cards aren’t nearly as popular as travel or cash back cards, they serve a specific purpose as they’re meant to help you build or rebuild your credit score. What…

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Hardbacon Review

Hardbacon Review

Finance and budgeting apps are nothing new for Canadians, however, there is one Canadian fintech company that is quickly making headway with the versatility of their app. Hardbacon has been available since 2018. Their mission is to help Canadians make better financial decisions and to become wealthier day after day. Every app has a similar…

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CIBC Rewards Review

CIBC Rewards | How to get the most out of your points

CIBC Rewards is a popular program better known under the CIBC Aventura name. Although I rank the CIBC Rewards program behind American Express Membership Rewards and RBC Rewards, CIBC Rewards is still a pretty solid travel rewards program due to the flexibility of your points. CIBC credit cards may not be that popular, when you…

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Unconventional Money Moves to Make

Unconventional Money Moves to Consider

Ever since COVID-19 became a global pandemic, many people have had to make significant adjustments to their daily lives. Many people have started to work from home, wearing masks in public is no longer unusual, and how we manage our money has changed. I’d love to tell you that sticking to traditional money advice such…

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Tangerine Bank Review

Formerly known as ING Direct, Tangerine Bank has been in Canada for more than two decades. They were one of the first digital banks in the country and is one of the most recognized brands out there. The advantage of being one of the first players out there is that they know what their customers…

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The Best High-Interest Savings Accounts in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links With Canada having some of its lowest interest rates in the last decade the thought of a high-interest savings accounts in Canada may seem absurd. To complicate things, there are so many different banks in Canada and they all have various accounts that come with different features. If you’re not…

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Financial Aid for Canadians Looking to Study Abroad in the USA

Financial Aid for Canadians Looking to Study Abroad in the USA

While Canada has a fantastic higher education system, many Canadian students may choose to go to the United States to attend college. Of course, American colleges and universities can be prohibitively expensive, making it difficult to finance a college degree in the U.S. With tuition costing as much as $40,000 per year at some private…

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EQ Bank Review

EQ Bank Review 2020 | Get $20 for free!

If you’re looking for a Canadian bank that offers a good interest rate, then you need to check out EQ Bank who’s one of the most popular digital banks in Canada Right now, their interest rate is a respectable 2.00% interest* rate on their EQ Bank Savings Plus Account and easily makes it one of…

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sephora beauty insider review

Sephora Beauty Insider Review

When it comes to makeup and beauty products, Sephora is one of the leading businesses not just in Canada, but worldwide. They carry hundreds of brands and thousands of products catering to every whim or need you may have. From mascara to eye cream, hair tools to face masks, perfume and more, Sephora really does…

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PC Insiders review

PC Insiders Review | Get 25,000 points for free

When PC Insiders was announced a few years back, the public and the media were a bit shocked. Loblaw’s was basically introducing a subscription service that would give you some benefits, but who would pay $9.99 a month or $99 annually, plus tax for it? As someone who shops at No Frills, Loblaws, Shoppers Drug…

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