Tech giant Apple is launching credit cards with significant card experience advantages.
Apple Pay is making more inroads into Canada as two of the biggest banks, CIBC and RBC, say starting now, customers can use the Wallet App.
Apple Pay may have made a media splash by launching in Canada earlier this month, but there are other mobile payment apps available in Canada. Read on to learn more about them.
The way we manage our money – from the bank branch to the checkout lane – is rapidly changing in Canada. New tap technology, automated investments and biotech solutions have traditional bankers scrambling to keep up – how can consumers navigate this ever-changing financial reality?
Canada’s big five banks know fintech has the power to change the banking landscape forever – which is why they’re pouring investment into tech of their own. Here’s a breakdown of what each bank is doing to make their mark on the growing Canadian fintech landscape.
Why is Apple Pay Canada only available via American Express cards? That the tech giant might be tangled with Canada’s big banks over interchange fees is a potential theory. Here are the details on the long-awaited payment app’s launch, and when Visa and MasterCard customers may get in on the action.
Have you joined the tap-to-pay movement? Consumers around the world are starting to eschew their wallets in favour of payment apps – but Canada’s banks are dragging their heels. While it remains to be seen when shoppers here will access the latest in tap tech, other new developments – from rewards to wearables – have recently hit the market. Read on to learn more about these exciting new options.
Why isn’t Apple Pay in Canada yet? 3rd-party payment apps, including Android and Samsung Pay, may be blocked by Canadian banks’ fee regulations. Get the full story.
What do Canadians want from their banks? Convenience, transparency, and a lack of fees top consumer wishlists – but it doesn’t appear all lenders are listening. Account fees are slated to rise at the big 5 FIs over the coming weeks, meaning you’ll pay more to access your cash. Meanwhile, confusion persists for credit card …
Will Apple Pay Canada ever be a reality? Apple has announced its intentions to enter the Canadian market – but the tech giant needs to convince our big banks first. Here’s what you need to know about how Apple Pay and NFC payments work – and when we might access it north of the border.