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Tangerine in the Spotlight – What to do with a Credit Card Devaluation

There has been a lot of discussion about the negative changes that are coming to the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card that come into effect on April 29, 2017. Even though it is the Tangerine card that...

More Ways to Reduce Scams

I recently wrote a post about Ways to Reduce Being Victim of Fraud. But this seems to be such a hot topic, I thought I’d list more ways to reduce being victim of fraud. 1) If it’s free, you...

Fairness Towards Loyalty Programs

As we start the new year, I am looking to improve my writing style. So you feedback is most welcome! I was re-reading a post that I wrote over half a year ago, entitled: 12 Aeroplan Myths and My Commentary....

My 2017 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

Predictions has yet to be a yearly tradition for me, but I may start. Recap of 2016 Last year, I did not fair too well. All things considered, I think I was essentially 0.5/3. Here’s a quick recap...

Thoughts on Mattress Runs

I recently wrote my thoughts about Mileage Runs. Today, I will provide my thoughts on “mattress runs.” A mattress run is staying at a hotel for the main purpose of collecting hotel points, nights...

Looking for Credit Card Comparison Ideas

Do you ever get faced with the question, which credit card should I get? I am trying to choose between credit card A or B. I plan on writing a slew of posts with a “versus” theme for a direct...

Thoughts on Mileage Runs

As we approach the end of the year, there was a time when people were calculating how many miles they needed to qualify for a specific elite status level with frequent flyer programs. However, a lot has...

Ways to Reduce Being Victim of Fraud

Fraudulent phone calls and emails have continued to be a hot topic. So I thought I’d share my thoughts on how to reduce being victim of a scam. Just of all, note that it is also unfortunate for the...

Ban on Expiry of Loyalty Miles and Points Has Passed in Ontario

It took some time for me to digest this information (which is why I took so long to write about it). I still can’t actually believe that a government body has decided to step in to regulate loyalty...

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