This week on Money Wise: Announcing the Best of Finance Awards, mortgage rate wars, polar vortex finances and more!
What credit card earns the greatest rewards? Are all bank accounts built alike? Many Canadians aren’t offered these answers when seeking out the best personal finance products for their needs, despite what they could be saving. To fill this knowledge gap, RateSupermarket.ca has unveiled the 2013 edition of the Best of Finance Awards, a ranking of the very best credit cards, mortgages, bank accounts and more.
Opening a joint bank account is a big step for any couple – and it’s important to agree on how that money will be spent and saved. A recent study finds that while many couples share their accounts and assets such as mortgages, they haven’t shared their long term financial plan goals with each other.
Is your credit card spending out of control? Learning how to live on a cash diet can halt that debt spiral and put you on track for savings. Here’s how to get started, and how to live day by day without your plastic.
The ScotiaHockey debit card is the new player in the lender rink, offering cardholders the chance to go to the 2014 Stanley Cup.
New regulations for financial institutions have banned the unsolicited send out of credit card convenience cheques to consumers. These cheques, which tap directly into your credit card balance, come with hefty fees and interest charges that consumers need to be aware of.
Want to raise financially responsible kids? It’s important to clearly establish on your own personal money values first.
Teach your family the basics of money management this summer with 5 fun financial literacy activities for kids.
You don’t have to rely on credit card use for great travel rewards. The BMO AIR MILES bank plan is the only chequing account in Canada that offers 1,000 AIR MILES for new signups – enough to take a short haul flight, right away.
May 2013 marks RateSupermarket.ca’s 5th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we’re offering fantastic special offers for our VIPs – customers who use RateSupermarket.ca to find their best rate, research their market options, and learn more about the best financial products. Join the Party with Special Offers Who says our birthday has to last a day? …