Personal Finance

Norberts gambit

Norbert’s Gambit: A step-by-step guide

Have you ever heard of Norbert’s Gambit? It’s the cheapest way to convert CAD to USD and vice versa. The trick is incredibly handy for people who need to exchange huge amounts of US dollars. For example, you might want to start investing in US listed stocks or you may be purchasing a home in…

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How to pay off your credit card

How to Pay Off Your Credit Card

Don’t feel bad if you’re wondering how to pay off your credit card? Some people may have just received their credit card statement for the first time, and they have no idea how to make a payment. Alternatively, you may be in a situation where you’ve used your credit cards a little too much and…

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RBC Rewards review

RBC Rewards Guide | How to maximize your points

RBC Rewards is Royal Bank’s credit card rewards program and is quite popular in Canada. To be honest, the program is likely popular since RBC is one of the big banks in Canada and has an insane number of clients. That’s not to say the program isn’t any good. Heck, I think it’s one of…

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PC Optimum Insiders review

PC Optimum Insiders Review

Are you looking for a PC Optimum Insiders review? PC Optimum Insiders (formerly known as PC Insiders) has been around for a few years now, and many members (myself included) swear by it. The ability to earn additional PC Optimum points and all the extra perks easily made the annual fee worth it. When the…

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The Best High-Interest Savings Accounts in Canada

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 aware of what to look…

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What is a good credit score

What is a Good Credit Score? Improve yours now

What is a good credit score is one of the most common questions Canadians ask when it comes to their personal finances. Unlike your budget and spending, you have no real control over your credit score. Yes, there are various things that you can do that will increase or decrease your standing, but since your…

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EQ Bank Review

EQ Bank Review 2022 | Get 1.25% interest*

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 1.25% interest* rate on their EQ Bank Savings Plus Account and easily makes it one of…

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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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CDIC Insurance | How your CDIC limit works

Several people have reached out to me recently with questions about the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC). More specifically, they’ve asked me about my thoughts on the CDIC limit of $100,000 as they feel that it’s a bit low considering how much money they have in their accounts. It’s a reasonable consideration for someone who…

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BMO Rewards review

BMO Rewards Guide | How to maximize your points

Are you looking for a BMO Rewards guide? BMO Rewards is one of the most popular credit card rewards programs since it’s easy to earn and redeem points. Naturally, many people who bank with BMO will have a credit card that allows you to earn BMO Rewards points, but you can sign up for a…

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