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Canada’s best Mastercard credit cards 2020

As one of the top credit card companies in the world, Mastercard is both extremely popular and also nearly universally accepted. For those already banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, a major Canadian bank that associates with Mastercard, these cards may offer all the perks you’re after, along with o ...

Scotiabank Gold American Express review: How competitive are this travel card’s rewards?

With an outstanding earn rate, no foreign transaction fees and a better-than-average travel insurance package, the Scotiabank Gold American Express card has garnered a lot of attention from Canadian travellers and cross-border shoppers. But is Amex a strong enough brand in Canada? And is this card ...

Expedia for TD: How to maximize your TD rewards credit card

You’ve surely heard of travel site Expedia, and you’ve heard of TD Bank. But have you ever booked travel through the Expedia for TD website? The program, which marries the travel service with the banking brand, delivers substantial earnings and deals to travellers who book through their branded ...

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

In the past, Canadians who wanted to avoid annual fees on their credit cards had to accept a stripped down, perk-less product—but those days are over. Nowadays, consumers with different habits and financial goals have strong options in the no fee category, particularly when it comes to cash back ...

Eight solid alternatives to the Capital One Costco Mastercard for Canadians

Costco wasn’t the world’s first retail warehouse club, but in the nearly 35 years since opening in Canada, it’s become a staple shopping destination for families and groups who want deep discounts on bulk buys. The way that Costco works is that it relies on membership—you can’t walk into ...

The CBSA has announced a significant change to the NEXUS Program rules

On October 25, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) announced that they were modernizing NEXUS kiosks across Canada, starting with Vancouver airport, to use facial recognition technology.  Hidden in the announcement is the following significant NEXUS Program rule change: “It is a ...

Can I lose my NEXUS Card for ordering counterfeit goods online?

Yes, it is possible that the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) or the United States Customs and Border Protection (“USCBP”) will cancel your NEXUS membership for up to 6 years if you are the importer of counterfeit goods. As a result, you should be careful when ordering goods online. W ...

Best credit cards for airport lounge access 2019

As a frequent traveller, lounge access can help ease a long plane journey, especially if I’m stuck with multiple connections. Last summer, I was travelling to Toronto from Hong Kong, and after a 10-hour flight to Vancouver, it was nice to have access to food and drink, a quiet place to rest, ente ...

October 29, 2019

Edmonton’s getting a drone port! We may not have flying pizza delivery robots in Canada yet, but the commercial drone industry is no joke — and we’re at the forefront of it. Drone Delivery Canada Corp., which in June signed a partnership agreement with Air Canada, announced today that it is o ...

Investing Seminars on East Coast and West Coast

I'm giving four investing seminars this month: two in the East and two in the West. We'll reveal the latest scientific findings on crash-proof strategies - what I call "Muscular Portfolios" - and how to use StockCharts.com to get the most from them. Figure 1. Philadelphia and Silicon Valley are t ...