Anyone can find themselves with debt – even if you believe you’re responsible with money. Editor Penelope shares her story of how she fell into the debt hole – and the steps she’s taking to fix her credit score.
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.
How much can you really save with travel credit card perks? We put a market leader to the test with a trip to Cancun. See how much we saved on airfare, hotels and insurance.
Are you planning to take a vacation this fall? A new BMO study finds Canadians are willing to go into debt to finance their getaways. Looking to save costs and get some badly needed R&R? Check out these frugal tips for taking time off.
A new agreement has been reached between CIBC, TD and Aimia over the issue of Aeroplan credit cards. How will this affect current consumers and how can credit card clients take advantage of new rewards options?
Stuck with a slow earning rewards credit card? With so many new options on the market, there’s never been a better time to trade in for a card with quick reward return, easy redemption and, best of all, the sweetest perks.
The Canadian Tire bank branch is set to expand as the retailer giant searches for a new lending partner. Will this have any affect on current banking consumers?
A ruling this week will determine whether the credit card swipe fees imposed on merchants are legal – and whether consumers may be on the hook for additional charges when paying with premium credit cards, or turned away altogether by certain retailers.
Sticking close to home doesn’t have to be a drag this summer. If jet setting or cottaging just isn’t in the budget, why not consider a staycation? Read on for ways to plan the perfect local day, and save money while you’re at it.
Should you consolidate credit card debt? It can be a tempting solution to sky high interest payments and persistent creditors – but be aware of pros and cons.