Author: Jonathon

Banking Packages With Free Premium Credit Cards

Let’s face it, we don’t enjoy paying annual fees for credit cards… It’s something that is simply tolerated due to the increased perks and returns we get by using them. And one way to remove those fees is through high end banking packages. Most of Canada’s big banks have premium banking packages that come with a credit card annual fee waiver or rebate. Some of those packages can even have their monthly fees waived as well when you keep a minimum balance in your chequing account at all times. While this isn’t for everyone, rebating both your monthly premium...

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SPG Amex Canada Review & Point Value Analysis

On the surface, the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express (or SPG Amex) card doesn’t seem all that special, with an earn rate of 1 point per dollar spent. But… Dig a little deeper, and you’ll find one of the best travel credit cards available. For those of you who were Chase Marriott Visa holders, we also have a special offer exclusively for you available until April 18, 2018 (more on that later). The SPG Program Overview Before we get to the card, let’s go over the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) program. This is the loyalty program...

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WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard: Deep Dive Review

With Air Canada withdrawing from Aeroplan in June 2020 and launching their own program… Is WestJet Rewards – and more specifically the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard – a worthwhile alternative? Sure, Aeroplan is known as the airline program with the best rewards and credit cards. But since things are up in the air and there are no details on either program after that dreaded date – let’s do a deep dive on Canada’s other airline. Let’s look at: How WestJet Rewards work WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard deep dive review Savings on WestJet companion voucher based on 26 flights No...

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Amex Cash Back Credit Cards Review and Head-to-Head Comparison

test American Express is a credit card company that is largely known for their terrific rewards cards like the Gold Rewards and recently introduced Cobalt Card. You may be glad to hear Amex also has a lineup of cash back credit cards, with both an annual fee and no fee version – the SimplyCash Preferred Card and SimplyCash Card. Lets dive into both cards and see what they have to offer… How does Amex cashback lineup compare to the competition? American Express SimplyCash Preferred Card Amex has made the rewards for their cards simple – a flat rate on...

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TD Cash Back Credit Card Reviews And Analysis

To put it mildly, in the past TD’s cash back credit cards were underwhelming and left a lot to be desired. If you didn’t know the details of them don’t worry, I didn’t look into them until I started banking with TD. But in June 2017 that all changed… TD replaced the Gold Elite Visa (1% cash back, deluxe TD Auto Club and $99 fee) and Cash Back MasterCard (0.75% cash back) with two new cards: the Cash Back Visa Infinite, and Cash Back Visa. How do these cards compare to the competition? Does TD now possess a worthy...

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