Spending

Rexall Be Well Review

Rexall Be Well Review

As of May 1, 2020, Rexall has ended its partnership with Air Miles and has introduced its own loyalty program called Be Well. This is a huge change for consumers since Rexall was one of Air Miles’ biggest partners. Earning Air Miles has always been difficult, so if Rexall’s new program gives you a better…

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A Costco Membership Breakdown: Is the Costco Executive Membership Really Worth It?

Are you thinking of becoming a Costco member? Many Canadians are, and for good reason. Costco is a bulk store that offers pretty decent discounts for buying, well, in bulk. A Costco membership is more than just being able to buy large quantities of chicken breasts or paper towel rolls at a time.  While the…

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Earning Rewards on Your Everyday Spending has Never Been Easier

As someone who’s obsessed with points, it really bothers me when I’m shopping and the person in front of me isn’t using a loyalty card or credit card that earns them points. I certainly understand if they don’t shop there on a regular basis and they’re just making a quick purchase or they have a…

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Secured vs Unsecured Credit Cards

By now we all know there are numerous types of credit cards; cash back, rewards, travel, balance transfer, etc. But, did you also know that there are secured and unsecured credit cards? What is a secured credit card? What is an unsecured credit card? Is one necessarily better than the other? Depending on your situation,…

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PC Optimum Points | How to earn more points fast!

PC Optimum Points is one of the most popular loyalty programs in Canada. It’s probably the #1 retail loyalty program in the country and you should definitely join it if you’re not already a member. In case you didn’t know, PC Optimum is the merged program of Optimum and PC Plus. This merger took place…

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Get Over Your Fear of Spending!

Ever since I’ve started this blog, I’ve focused on saving money, paying off debt, loyalty points, and travel. What’s interesting is that as I’ve become more comfortable with my money, I find that I spend more now. Part of that is because I now own a home and have a daughter, but I also believe…

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Black Friday Canada deals

Black Friday Travel Deals In Canada

Black Friday marks the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.

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Is it Time to Upgrade Your Credit Cards?

At least once a month, a friend or reader will message me asking for credit card advice. The story is always similar, they’ve had this or that credit card for years and they’ve come to the conclusion that it may not be the best fit for them anymore. This is great since they’ve realized it’s…

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6 Ways Chasing Travel Rewards Can Hurt You

I love to collect travel rewards points. It’s almost become an obsession. I’ve signed up for over a dozen credit cards in the last two years and I write about the topic here on my blog all the time. The reason I love travel rewards is that I get to go to some pretty amazing…

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How I Spent way too Much Money at Work

Despite the fact that I quit my full-time job almost two years ago, I still pick up shifts about once every three months at my old job. I don’t need the money, but I really liked my old job and enjoyed the people I worked with so it’s sort of a way to stay social.…

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