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Cell Phone Insurance Free With a Credit Card!

Canadian credit cards don’t have as many features as I’d like. Whether it’s foreign transaction fees, bonus categories, or airline and hotel partners, there are always areas for improvement. In terms of benefits, the American Express Platinum Card is the best for the frequent traveler, with lounge access, elite status benefits, and more. However, I was very…

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A No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Card with No Annual Fee!

My favourite cards for everyday spend are either the American Express Platinum or Business Platinum Card. They both earn 1.25 points per dollar transferrable to Aeroplan or Avios, and you can earn up 60,000 to 75,000 points respectively, after applying for those cards and completing minimum spend. However, nearly all Canadian Credit Cards have fees on…

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AMEX Improves Income and Credit Requirements

American Express recently updated their eligibility criteria for a charge or credit card. They currently have four charge cards earning Membership Rewards with improved bonuses – which are all historical highs. American Express Business Platinum Card: Get up to 75,000 Membership Rewards Points! American Express Business Gold Card: Get up to 40,000 Membership Rewards Points!…

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Scotiabank Gold American Express – 30,000 Points Signup Bonus ($300 Free!)

Last year, I wrote about how to earn up to 4% on all purchases with the Scotiabank Gold American Express, by leveraging prepaid and reloadable cards. This is one of only two cards in Canada that allow you to do that. Additional Reading: Get up to 4% on all purchases – with manufactured spending! With the Scotiabank Gold American…

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