Higher Credit Card Minimum Payments are on the Way in Quebec

Posted July 11, 2019 by CCC Staff in ,

If you’re a credit card holder in Quebec, there are some important changes coming your way you’ll want to be aware of. The minimum payment on credit cards is increasing. Even if you’re someone who doesn’t just pay the minimum payment, you’ll want to understand the changes. Here’s what you need to know.

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How a Former Google Worker Earned 10 million Credit Card Reward Points

Posted June 27, 2019 by cccadmin in

I was browsing online recently and came across this interesting story about a former Google worker who has been able to earn a whopping 10 million credit card reward points over the last decade plus. How was he able to do it? Let’s take a closer look.

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Intro to Credit Card Travel Insurance

Posted June 11, 2019 by cccadmin in

When it comes to insurance, most of us have coverage for our homes, cars, and other “valuables”. We recognize the importance of protecting ourselves and loved ones in case something was to happen. Many of us have travel insurance on our credit cards, too. While having travel insurance is great, understanding what’s covered and what isn’t covered is just as important.

Let’s take a closer look at travel insurance and the ins and outs of it.

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When Your Airline Goes Bust: Protecting Yourself with Your Credit Card

Posted June 10, 2019 by CCC Staff in

If you’re like most Canadians, you’ve got some fun travel plans lined up for summertime. But travelling can be pricey, especially when you’re a family of four or more. (And don’t get me started on the high domestic flight prices in Canada.) This has led many Canadians to choosing discount airlines. But what happens when the airline you booked your ticket with goes bankrupt?

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Pre-Paid Card Class Action Lawsuit

Posted May 9, 2019 by cccadmin in

Pre-paid cards are pretty popular these days. If you’re like most Canadians, you’ve probably received one as a gift. While pre-paid cards can be a nice stocking stuffer around the holidays or a gift for your adult child who is going away to university, they aren’t without their controversy. Pre-paid cards often come with their fair share of fees that can eat away at the balance. The fees have led to a class action lawsuit being filed in B.C.

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The Elaborate Gift Card Credit Card Scam

Posted May 2, 2019 by cccadmin in

The scammers are at it again. It’s an ongoing game of cat and mouse between the authorities and scammers. Once the authorities catch on to a scam, the scammers change their strategy. It’s important for credit cardholders to protect themselves, as scams are always evolving.

The latest such scam occurred to a woman in Calgary. When she received a phone call one day out of the blue, she thought she was helping Mastercard track down the thieves who supposedly stole her credit card, when she in fact she ended up helping out the scammers.

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