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Category: Capital One
Building a Credit Card Portfolio for Frequent Travellers
Carefully putting together a credit card portfolio to optimize your purchases can be a hassle. That being said, a frequent traveller has a lot of travel expenses that can be optimized if you put together...
Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated February 1, 2016)
This is not going to be an easy post to write, but I did want to try to pin each financial institution against each other to see how they fair. This is going to be a very subjective post where I am going...
Which Credit Card Company I would Like to See Step Up Their Game
Outside of the top 5 big banks (TD, Royal Bank, CIBC, Bank of Montreal, Scotiabank), which control much of the financial industry in Canada, it is slim pickings thereafter. American Express has a decent...
A Possible Industry Shift from Miles and Points to Cash Back
The credit card cash back market is actually starting to heat up in Canada. Could we be seeing a shift in the industry from miles and points to cash back?
In the past two or so years, we saw the discontinuation...
More Changes to the Capital One Aspire Travel World Elite MasterCard
UPDATE- (9:00am Oct. 15, 2015) I just gave Capital One a call and they confirmed that existing cardholders will only be charged the old $120 annual fee, and only new applicants are on the hook for the...
Have you ever signed up for a credit card because you thought the design on the card was really cool and you just needed to add that to your collection? I definitely have. This happened when I went to...
There have been a slew of credit cards being discontinued in Canada. The trend seems to be co-branded credit cards. So now I am wondering if it would make sense to shift towards a cash back credit card...
I thought 2014 was the year of the discontinuations, but 2015 is starting to take a big hit as well. Both the Capital One IHG World MasterCard and the Capital One IHG Platinum MasterCard have been discontinued....
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