Chase Bank Erases Credit Card Debt for All Its Canadian Credit Cardholders

Posted August 14, 2019 by cccadmin in

Usually credit card stories are about new fees, reduced rewards or higher interest rates. I’m happy to say we have a good news story this time.

Imagine getting a letter in the mail from your credit card company saying that all your credit card debt is forgiven. Does this seem too good to be true? Well, it’s not. It actually happened in Canada. Let’s take a look at this unbelievable story, why it happened and why you shouldn’t rely on your credit card doing the same thing.

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Could the Apple Credit Card Be Launching in Canada?

Posted July 22, 2019 by CCC Staff in

Could the Apple credit card be launching sometime in Canada? That’s the speculation after Apple Inc. filed a couple Canadian applications for trademark.

Apple filed a trademark request for Apple Card, its consumer credit card, and Apple Cash, its money transferring feature. Both applications were filed with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) on July 15. Here are application listings for Apple Card and Card with Apple Logo.

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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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