Can a price be placed on loyalty? Retailers certainly seem to think so – and many are happy to reward consumers for their repeat business with freebies, exclusive deals and prizes. For savvy customers who know to ask, there’s a gold mine of free stuff to be had, but one day in particular holds the …
A new Interac study shows debit card fraud has declined by 73% due to new chip technology. Read on for even more ways to keep your PIN – and your bank account – safe when using your debit card.
Sharing isn’t always caring! A new VISA study finds that Generation Y’s are at increased risk for identity theft due to the oversharing of their vital financial information with their friends – including their credit card and debit pin numbers.
A recent poll by CIBC shows Canadians are feeling increasingly positive about their financial standing for the new year – and are looking to put a plan into action to increase their wealth.
What is a home equity line of credit and how can it work for your borrowing needs? HELOCs can be a convenient way to access extra cash, but be aware of the pros and cons before tapping into your home’s equity to avoid dangerous levels of debt.
A new Bank of Canada study finds mortgage customers who fail to compare their mortgage rate options end up paying far more than those who do – between $759 to $1,617, to be exact.
Wallets are poised to become a relic of the past, as mobile banking apps such as Google Wallet and Isis become more popular ways to pay for bills and everyday purchases.
Credit debit cards combine the convenience and security of credit cards with the instant access of debit – and are proving to be a handy way to pay when traveling abroad. As with all finance products, though, you’re paying for the convenience. Read on to learn more about the advantages and fees offered by this cashless combo.
Do you trust your bank? A recent survey shows Canadians have had enough of hidden or confusing bank fees – and are losing faith in their financial institutions as a result. Learn more about how to resolve conflicts with your bank – and protect your finances – if you’re unhappy with their services.
Canadians love their perks – and the popularity of rewards credit cards proves it. Now, rewards debit cards are getting in on the action. Often the result of a retailer and lender partnership, these cards offer payback opportunities for every dollar spent.