TORONTO, November 24, 2011… RateSupermarket.ca, Canada’ s go-to-website to compare and save money on credit cards, mortgage rates, and savings accounts, is challenging consumers to rethink their credit card strategy this holiday season. Credit cards aren’t just for spending money, but for saving money as well.
There are only 68 days left until Christmas!! There, I said it. Scary, isn’t it? Although I absolutely love Christmas, like many of you, I don’t want to think about it in October. But this year, I’m going to try something different. I’m going to shop smarter and apply all of my neat little savings tips to the holiday season as well. This year, I’m starting with a plan – and I’m starting early.
Last year, there was a big government crackdown on credit card companies in Canada. These rules followed a host of similar rules in the US. It created a new era of more legislation around borrowing in North America, and a real sense that consumers just aren’t doing enough to protect themselves, so governments are stepping in. So what impact are these rules having?
We recently relaunched our Credit Card Comparison Tool to allow customers to easily select their preferred card options while the results automatically filter. And if that wasn’t enough we also added 7 Scotiabank credit cards to our search engine.
Most of us have one. Many of us could own several — dozens even — if we said yes every time we were offered one. Credit cards are a ubiquitous part of our consumer culture, yet we may not know all the dark little secrets these plastic cards hold. One way to reduce your credit card debt, and extra fees and interest, is to fully understand your card. Here’s some interesting facts on credit cards and tips that can help you save money.
Hopefully everyone had a great holiday break and you were able to visit family over Christmas, exchange presents, take advantage of the sales on Boxing Day and celebrate the New Year. After all that celebrating, now is the time of year when the anxiety starts to kick in with the anticipation of the credit card …
Canadian Personal Debt Levels have outgrown those of the U.S. Are you in debt danger? Read on to find out.
I was able to catch up with the Globe and Mail’s Dianne Nice last week to discuss our Credit Card Tips that outlined a few key ways to get the most out of your credit cards while you’re shopping this holiday season. You can see the online version here, entitled “Avoid a holiday credit card …
During the frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, RateSupermarket.ca was out educating consumers about how to save money when using a credit card this busy holiday season.
As experts in credit card conundrums and in order to rescue Canadian Consumers from a Credit Card Crunch, RateSupermarket.ca has posted their list of top credit card tips to save money before, during and after the holidays.