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?
This week, we’ve rounded up the biggest advances on the way for your wallet. Read on for the full story.
Are Interchange Fees Holding Apple Pay Canada Back?
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.
Read Penelope’s Blog | Are Interchange Fees Holding Apple Pay Canada Back?
The Pros and Cons of Robo-Advisors
The world of investing can be daunting for many – and filled with fees. Robo-advisors are growing in popularity in Canada for their lower fee structure and automated advice. But are they the right fit for your portfolio? We break down the pros and cons.
Read Barry’s Blog | The Pros and Cons of Robo-Advisors
How Canada’s Big Five Banks Are Investing in FinTech
Canada’s biggest banks know the lending landscape is shifting – and they’re doing what they can to stay ahead of the curve, from investing in innovation teams to partnering with new startups.
We’ve rounded up what each of the big five – TD, Scotiabank, BMO, CIBC and RBC – are working on, and new tech that consumers can get excited about.
Read Amanda’s Blog | How Canada’s Big Five Banks Are Investing in FinTech
Why You Should Start Saving For the Holidays Now
It may only be November, but now is an important time to start saving for the holidays if you want to get through them without ending up in debt. Here are a few ways to prioritize your spending this holiday season, and avoid going into the red.
Read Rubina’s Blog | Why You Should Start Saving For the Holidays Now
Review: President’s Choice Financial World Elite MasterCard
The President’s Choice Financial World Elite MasterCard is the newest edition to the popular PC Points credit card suite. Check out our review to see if it’s right for your wallet.
Read Penelope’s Blog | Review: President’s Choice Financial World Elite MasterCard