Chance to Win One Million Aeroplan Miles

There is just over a week left for the chance to win three grand prices of 1,000,000 (1 million) Aeroplan Miles, given out by CIBC. The contest – CIBC Thanks a Million – ends July 31, 2014. How to Enter and Other Points to Note in the CIBC Thanks a Million Contest: You have to be a resident of Canada. Have reached the age of majority in the province or territory where the resident … [Read more...]

Marriott, Chase Canada Offer 50,000 Points for Marriott Rewards Premium Visa

Marriott & Chase Canada have upped their signup bonus for the Marriott Rewards Premium Visa credit card. They are now offering a special promotion of 50,000 Marriott Rewards Points. But theoretically it is only for those who have received letters, with a promotional code, inviting them to apply, and there is a deadline, usually mid-December. Until now, the standard sign up bonus has been, and … [Read more...]

PC Offers Up to 25,000 Points for MasterCard Prepayment

President's Choice Financial is offering a special promotion of up to 25,000 PC Points (value=$25) for those setting up pre-authorized payments through their PC MasterCard to pay recurring bills. All you need to do is to set up your service providers to start charging your PC MasterCard, instead of sending you the bills. For each direct payment, you will be given 5,000 PC Points. A … [Read more...]

Scotiabank American Express Cards – the Details

ScotiaBank and American Express are offering a series of Scotiabank American Express cards with very tempting bonuses.   The Scotiabank American Express cards come in three levels. The Scotiabank Gold American Express Card: 15,000 points bonus (equals to $150) First year fee waived ($99) 4 points for $1 on groceries, gas stations, entertainment and dining. (please check … [Read more...]

Marriott Rewards Premium Visa Credit Card

  Chase Canada has revamped the credit card it offers in partnership with Marriott-Ritz Hotel chain to make it a pretty exciting offer. The card has been offered since last year, but since recently it is being promoted with great fanfare. The Marriott Rewards Premium Visa Credit Card comes at a cost 120 dollars per year fee, but it will be waived for the first year. The Marriott … [Read more...]

Hyundai, KIA Launch Fuel Compensation Program

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to compensate owners of certain types of vehicles who were given false fuel efficiency/mileage numbers. This follows findings by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that tested the fuel efficiencies of the automakers’ cars, after a number of complaints. On average, the mileage of a Hyundai was increased from 8.71 l/100 km to 9.05 … [Read more...]

American Express Blue Sky Credit Card: Worth?

I just got my American Express Blue Sky Credit Card. This is a replacement for the American Express Gold Rewards Card, which I got for free for a year (annual fee is $150.00). The Blue Sky is a free card, forever. Benefits/Notes: 10,000 points if I charge at least $ 500.00 during the first three months. It is equal to $100.00 1.25 miles for every $1.00 spent. No blackout or … [Read more...]

Canadian Savings Accounts – Some Tips

The Toronto Star recently ran a column on Canadian bank savings accounts. While the column is not complete in terms of defining which account offers the best return, it is a handy tool. Here is the summary of the article. It’s tough to find a good interest rate on your savings these days. The big banks pay next-to-nothing for their basic savings accounts – between 1.2 and 1.5 per cent - … [Read more...]

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