BMO credit cards: A breakdown of the bank’s best cards 2021

Along with Canada’s other big banks, BMO (Bank of Montreal) offers the stability that stems from a long history as an established institution. BMO was founded in 1817, making it…

Canada’s best Air Miles credit cards

The Air Miles loyalty program, which rewards collectors when they shop at any of its dozens of partner merchants across Canada, is one of the most established and popular in…

Canada’s best no fee credit cards 2021

If you’re looking for a card that delivers top rewards without an annual fee, look no further. In exchange for slightly lower earn rates, these no-annual-fee cards still get you…

How does earthquake insurance work?

Earthquake insurance may not be on the minds of many Canadians. And earthquakes may not top the list of likely natural disasters in Canada, but your home could be at…

Canada’s 10 best Mastercard credit cards for 2021

As one of the top credit card companies in the world, Mastercard is extremely popular and also widely accepted. For those already banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, a major…

How not to overspend on your next car

Car-buying case study: Melissa and Dave A car is the second-largest purchase you’ll ever make in your life, and you’re likely to make it many times over. Yet, unlike the…

What does the average wedding cost in Canada?

“But you’re getting married! You have to!” That empty statement is on the other end of everything from wedding cakes to bachelorette parties, lace veils, engagement photo shoots and selfie…

The best American Express credit cards in Canada 2021

As American Express ads from the 1970s onward suggest, it’s the card many of us don’t leave home without, and with good reason—many reasons, in fact. Amex offers some of…

Marriott Bonvoy: Breaking down the world’s largest hotel rewards program

The Marriott hotel chain’s loyalty program has long been a favourite with travellers, but its recent merger with Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Ritz-Carlton Rewards raised questions for collectors about…

Tangerine credit card review: Is it the best no fee card in Canada?

In the past, Canadians who’ve wanted to avoid annual fees on their credit cards had to accept a stripped-down, perk-less card—but those days are over. Nowadays, consumers with different spending…