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|

Amex Train: How to redeem a business class around-the-world trip with American Express credit cards

I know you’ve heard stories about people travelling around the world by applying for credit cards and getting huge signup bonuses. Heck, I myself have applied for some of the best travel credit cards in Canada to take advantage of the bonuses, but how does a typical couple do it who isn’t interested in applying [...]

By |2019-02-13T06:26:27+00:00February 13th, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance|

American Express Business Platinum Canada Review

**This post contains affiliate links The American Express Business Platinum card has the largest signup bonus out there since you get 75,000 American Express Membership Rewards points (with a referral) when you spend $7,000 in the first three months. I’ll go into more detail below, but those 75,000 points are incredibly valuable since you can transfer to [...]

By |2019-02-13T07:59:13+00:00February 13th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Small Change to American Express Platinum Canada Travel Credit

Sharp-eyed reader Dana B. and Rewards Cards Canada recently alerted me of a subtle change to the wording of the $200 travel credit you get with the American Express Platinum Canada credit card. The website now states the following: "You will have access to a $200 CAD Annual Travel Credit, compliments of your Platinum Card. [...]

By |2019-02-13T06:14:03+00:00February 13th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

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|

MBNA Smart Cash World Mastercard Review

MBNA is a brand that’s been in Canada for decades but they recently made some changes to their cards that have mostly been negative. That’s unfortunate as they used to have some of the most popular cards in Canada, but with such a competitive credit card market, things can quickly change. I’m not saying MBNA’s [...]

By |2019-02-10T20:33:43+00:00February 10th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

MBNA Smart Cash Platinum Plus Mastercard Review

MBNA used to be one of the most popular credit card providers but over the last few years, they’ve lost some of their appeal. Some of their credit card partners have gone to other providers while some of their rewards programs have gone through changes that have made them less lucrative. That’s not to say [...]

By |2019-02-09T19:28:47+00:00February 8th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

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|

MBNA Rewards Platinum Plus Mastercard Review

If you’re looking for a no-fee travel rewards credit card, then the MBNA Rewards Platinum Plus Mastercard is likely a good choice for you since it has straightforward rewards which can be redeemed for any type of travel purchase. The card may not give you a generous signup bonus or a lot of additional benefits [...]

By |2019-02-09T19:24:39+00:00February 6th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|