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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 ...

Thoughtful giving: 6 generous gift ideas that aren’t things

If you’ve ever visited a mall in the days leading up to December 25th, you know how intense the holiday shopping season can be.  One third of all Canadians say the holiday season is more stressful now than it was five years ago—the main reasons being overcrowded stores, pricier gifts, and the ...

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 ...

One for the money

For Megan*, having control over her money after her divorce brought some sense of relief. As the sole breadwinner near the end of her marriage, she says her biggest financial weakness was her ex, an excessive spender. “I’ve always paid off my credit card bills every month and put 10% of my pay ...

IBM helps launch fourth tuition-free tech program in Canada

Today IBM, together with Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) and Mohawk College, announced a partnership aimed at delivering the Pathways in Technology, Early College High School (P-TECH) school model through SNP’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics (STEAM) Academy in Brantford, Ontario ...

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 ...

DHX Media gets a target raise from Echelon Wealth

Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Rob Goff likes the new financing carried out by children’s TV and entertainment company DHX Media (DHX Media Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:DHX), saying the leeway for growth created by the share offering outweighs the share dilution created. In an update to clients ...

Esports: Transforming Media and Entertainment

(Editor’s note: This multi-part series on the eSports industry is provided by Echelon Wealth Partners. You can find more information on Echelon Wealth Partners here.) We are exceptionally bullish on the broadly defined esports ecosystem as an emerging new media and entertainment market set to ecl ...

The Stars Group shareholders should take the Flutter deal, says Echelon

The newly announced deal between Flutter Entertainment and Toronto-based The Stars Group (The Stars Group Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:TSGI) should be a boon for shareholders of both companies, says Gianluca Tucci, analyst for Echelon Wealth Partners. Shares of The Stars Group spiked yesterday as n ...