Have you joined the tap-to-pay movement? Consumers around the world are starting to eschew their wallets in favour of payment apps – but Canada’s banks are dragging their heels. While it remains to be seen when shoppers here will access the latest in tap tech, other new developments – from rewards to wearables – have recently hit the market. Read on to learn more about these exciting new options.
Why Isn’t Apple Pay in Canada Yet?
Many a tech enthusiast has wondered when 3rd-party payment apps, including Android and Samsung Pay, may finally hit the Canadian market. So, what’s the holdup? Turns out, Canada’s big banks can’t see eye to eye with app providers on fees. Read on for the full story.
Read Rubina’s Blog | Why Isn’t Apple Pay in Canada Yet?
Earn Your Way to a New Car With the Scotiabank GM VISA
The Scotiabank GM Visa is the latest credit card to hit the market, and earns 5% on the dollar toward a new GM vehicle. But will it get you into the driver’s seat faster? We take a look at the pros, cons, and how soon you could be driving off the lot in your new ride.
Read Sean’s Blog | Earn Your Way to a New Car
Payment Wearables: When You Want to Leave Your Wallet At Home
Sometimes, you just don’t want to lug your wallet around – on a white water rafting trip, for example. So, how can you keep your cash close in not-so-safe conditions? Banking wearables can provide a solution and the DC TAG – a wristband loaded with prepaid funds – is one of the latest to hit the market. Read on to learn more.
Read Jaclyn’s Blog | When You Want to Leave Your Wallet At Home
CMHC August Housing Starts Reach 2012 Highs
CMHC August housing starts exceeded expectation, surging 12% – a high not seen since 2012. Read on to learn more about the factors driving home sales.
Read Sean’s Blog | CMHC August Housing Starts Reach 2012 Highs
Should I Buy a House For My College Student?
Living expenses can be huge in college or university. Living in a dorm or off-campus housing can cost up to $30,000 over four years! But would you consider actually buying a home for your child to live in while at school? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of creating student housing equity.
Read Kyle’s Blog | Should I Buy a House For My College Student?
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