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Afterpay review

Afterpay Review

If you have been doing online shopping recently in Canada, you may have noticed Afterpay as a payment option with select retailers. Afterpay is new to Canada (they’ve been in other countries for years) and allows you to make your purchases now while paying later. The concept of buy now, pay later, is nothing new,…

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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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How credit card interest works

How Credit Card Interest Works

Credit cards are essential for many Canadians. However, if you’re not responsible with your spending, you could easily go into debt. Credit cards act like an interest free loan which is great, but once your bill arrives, you need to pay it on time and in full or you could end up paying 20%+ interest.…

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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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How Much do Custom Closets Cost?

As many of you know, I moved into my condo last year. The condo lifestyle suited where my wife and I were in life so it made the purchasing decision a little easier. I was warned that becoming a homeowner was expensive, and this became clear once I moved in. I spent arguably a small…

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Best-Before-vs.-Expiry-Date

Best Before vs. Expiry Date: What’s the difference?

As a shopper, it is easy to be confused between the best before dates and expiration dates. Quite often people think that they’re the same thing and end up throwing out food that may still be good. This is an obvious problem as you’re creating food waste for no reason. Knowing which foods have expiration…

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Do Stores Price Match on Black Friday

Do Stores Price Match on Black Friday?

With Black Friday less than month away, many retailers are starting to release their deals. I’ve already featured some Black Friday travel deals, but do stores price match on Black Friday? For the answer to that question, I reached out to my friends over at Reebee who provided today’s guest post. Do stores price match…

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7 Reasons Why Your Credit Card Application Was Denied

Applying for a new credit card should be a pretty straightforward process. You find a card that you’re interested in, you put in your personal information, and you hit apply. If things go well, you’ll be approved instantly. However, sometimes, there’s not an immediate decision and you need to wait 7-10 business days to see…

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10 Tips for How to Save on Online Shopping

10 Tips for How to Save on Online Shopping

Online shopping has been a popular shopping method of choice for many Canadians who appreciate the ease of being able to do it from the comfort of their own home. However, during COVID, the demand for online shopping has been on the rise. According to a study by Statistics Canada, retail e-commerce sales reached a…

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Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) | How to apply and how much you’ll get

As of October 5, 2020, the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) is now available to employed and self-employed individuals who can’t work because they’re sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19. Those who are at a higher risk of getting COVID-19 due to health reasons would also qualify for the CSRB. The CSRB pays…

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