Canadian customers will soon be subject to additional fees when paying for purchases with certain premium credit cards, now that Visa and MasterCard have entered into a settlement agreement stemming from a class action lawsuit that will see both companies make changes to their “No Surcharge Rule”. In 2011, Canadian merchants filed a lawsuit alleging …
Despite the weak Canadian dollar, winter-weary snowbirds and March breakers are still heading south for vacation. If you’re one of these people, you probably understand that you need to pack more than just sunscreen for protection. Even if your travel budget is tight, spending a bit extra on travel insurance could save your family thousands…
If you’ve always dreamed of running a home-based business, it’s essential to do your homework first. Read on for more about what you require when running a company from home.
Despite the debt-to-income ratio lowering in the first quarter of 2016, Canadians still owe $1.65 for every dollar they have. Here’s what you need to know.
Could your credit card be doing more for you? Everyone loves a good perk – but the truth is, rewards credit cards aren’t always the best fit. Read on to learn more about your credit card options and how to pick your best plastic.
The holidays have come and gone – but are you kicking off the new year with newly-acquired debt? If last year’s spending is still making its mark on your wallet, it may be time to take drastic measures.
If you’re stuck in a pile of credit card debt, it may be wise to lock the cards away until the situation is under control. That’s easier said than done, however – with so many of life’s necessities requiring credit card use, going card-free can take some strategy.
In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, RateSupermarket.ca offers their top tips for controlling your credit card, and paying down your balance.
Is your credit card costing you more than it should? You could be paying thousands of dollars more in interest – simply because you’re using a card with the wrong features. Check out the best low interest cards on the market and see how they can help you pay down your debt.