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Best Credit Cards For Gas Discounts 2019

Best Credit Cards For Gas Discounts 2019

Although electric cars are on the rise, the majority of us car owners are still pumping gasoline into our vehicles and it continues to be a big line item in our monthly budgets.

Credit cards with gas multipliers are a great tool to get a sizeable discount on those gas purchases, whether it be through travel rewards or straight up cash back.

If such a big slice of your monthly-spending pie is going towards gas, might as well get the most out of it, right? Keep reading » about Best Credit Cards For Gas Discounts 2019

Best Credit Cards in Canada 2019

The Best Credit Cards In Canada 2019

Why settle for anything less than the best?

There are a lot of Canadian credit cards to choose from – but only a handful can come out on top. It's important you know which will give you the most rewards, get you the best sign-up bonuses, and pad you with the most comprehensive insurance packages.

And it's also important to know what will work best for you.

So whether you're a globetrotter, a money saver, or a rewards program loyalist, we've got a card for you – and it's the best you can get. Keep reading » about Best Credit Cards in Canada 2019

Which Aeroplan Credit Card Is Best For 2019?

Which Aeroplan Credit Card Is Best For 2019?

Despite the uncertainty of the Aeroplan brand's future, it remains one of the biggest reward programs in Canada.

And for good reason – its flexibility and redemption values for travel are virtually unmatched. We can only hope this improves with its take over by Air Canada.

So whether you're a current, future, or possible Aeroplan collector, having an Aeroplan card in your wallet is the best way to collect miles.

But with so many options out there, which is the best Aeroplan credit card in Canada?

Let's find out. Keep reading » about Which Aeroplan Credit Card Is Best For 2019?

How To Maximize Starbucks Rewards

How to maximize Starbucks rewards

Starbucks seems like the last place you’d go to save money...

And I definitely wouldn’t suggest taking up a daily latte habit if you don’t want to drink all your money away.

However, the fact remains that Starbucks is an immensely popular spot and people flock there in droves – maybe not quite as much as Tim Hortons here in Canada, but Starbucks sure isn’t suffering either.

Profit margins on coffee and beverages INSANE, so it’s definitely a good business to be in.

It only gets really expensive once you start ordering the specialty drinks, which I do a few times a year as a nice treat...

Sure, you can make them yourself if you want, but I like the convenience and experience of picking one up on the go.

But first things first…

How does it compare to other Canadian coffee programs?

Keep reading » about How To Maximize Starbucks Rewards

Which Air Miles Credit Card Is Best For 2019?

Which Air Miles Credit Card Is Best For 2019?

Canada loves Air Miles – and for good reason.

As one of the top reward programs available, you're not limited to just travel. You can get merchandise, concert tickets, cash, and much more.

While your miles are valuable, the regular earn rate of 1 mile per $20 spent can be a bit hard to swallow...But do you know what the best remedy is?

Having the top Air Miles card in your wallet. Keep reading » about Which Air Miles Credit Card Is Best For 2019?

Best Travel Credit Cards in Canada 2019

Best Travel Credit Cards In Canada 2019

Do you want the most valuable rewards possible?

Look no further than a travel credit card. They're some of the most attractive cards you can get your hands on, period.

With lucrative rewards, comprehensive travel insurance, and premium perks – it's one of the easiest ways to get one step closer to your dream vacation. The catch is the programs can be tedious, confusing, and overwhelming.

But don't worry – we've narrowed down the absolute best of the best in Canada.

Now all you have to do is pick which one works best for you. Keep reading » about Best Travel Credit Cards in Canada 2019

Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards In Canada 2019

Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards In Canada 2019

Is there anything better than free?

Add rewards in the mix and it's almost irresistible – make purchases on your card and get something back, without ever having to worry about an annual fee. Everything you earn stays right in your bank account.

If you're a big fan of debit and cash, that's no problem. Keep your no fee credit card around for the odd times you'll need it, like faster online shopping and hotel stays.

No fee cards also serve as great complements to premium cards. For example, why not have a no fee Mastercard in your wallet to help out with those purchases your premium Amex can't cover?

And though the rewards tend to be a bit muted in comparison to premium cards, you never have to worry about spending enough to cover the annual fee.

So why not try out 2019's best no annual fee cards in Canada? After all, it's free: Keep reading » about Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards In Canada 2019

Best Cash Back Credit Cards in Canada 2019

Best Cash Back Credit Cards In Canada 2019

Sometimes the best things come in simple packages.

And that's exactly what cash back rewards can give you – make a purchase, get some money back for it. Easy.

There's no need to decipher confusing reward points and their shifting values...it's just straight up cash in your account.

But not all cash back cards are created equal. You have to look at a lot more than just that big shiny return percentage...

You also need to think about annual fees, sign-up bonuses, increased return on purchases like gas and groceries, insurance coverage, and other perks. Not to mention subtle details like how the cash back is paid to you (statement credit, cheque, direct deposit), caps and tiers on your earnings, and how often the cash is paid out.

Suddenly the simple category just got a bit more complicated. But don't worry – we've waded through it all to find you the best cash back cards of 2019: Keep reading » about Best Cash Back Credit Cards in Canada 2019

Air Miles vs. Aeroplan: Compare Canada's Two Top Rewards Programs

Air Miles vs. Aeroplan: Compare Canada's Two Top Rewards Programs

If you've been following us for a while, you'll know we've published in-depth guides on getting the most out of both the Air Miles and Aeroplan reward programs.

But one question remains...which one is better?

Which will earn you more rewards per dollar spent, give you the best options for redemption, and provide the best travel credit cards to get you there?

It's better to put all your time and money into one program instead of splitting it between two…

So which should you choose? Keep reading » about Air Miles vs. Aeroplan: Compare Canada's Two Top Rewards Programs

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