Category: Credit Card Tips

Don’t cut up your credit card!

Posted October 10, 2018 by CCC Staff in

Cutting Up Credit Card

Have you shunned your credit cards once and for all? You’re not alone. Maybe you had a bad experience. If you’re dealing with a lot of high interest debt, it’s easy to blame credit cards. It can be tempting to finally pay off your outstanding balances, cut up your credit cards and be done with them once and for all. While you may have good intentions when you aim to live a credit card free lifestyle, it can come back to haunt you later on.

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5 Things to be Thankful About Your Credit Card This Thanksgiving

Posted October 2, 2018 by CCC Staff in

Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving already? It seems like summer was only yesterday. New Year’s is often a time we like to reflect about the year that was and set personal goals for the coming year, but it seems like we often take the good stuff in our lives for granted. Our family, friends, job and health to name a few. Something else we can add to that list is our credit cards.

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3 Important Questions to Ask Before Signing Up for a Co-Branded Credit Card

Posted August 21, 2018 by CCC Staff in

Co-branded credit cards are quite popular these days. It seems hardly a month goes by without there being a new co-branded credit card released. Companies aren’t just releasing co-branded credit cards out of the goodness of their heart. No, they have some ulterior motives. They’re hoping to build brand loyalty and gain better consumer data, among other things.

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Why You Should Read Your Cardholder Agreement

Posted May 1, 2018 by cccadmin in

If you’re like most Canadians these days, you’ll choose your credit card mainly based on the perks offered. It’s easy to fall in love with credit cards with big sign-up bonuses, reward points, and cash back multipliers. You may know all the benefits the card offers, but you probably don’t know everything about the credit card’s terms and conditions. While you might have skipped the information boxes when you applied, you’ll receive a cardholder agreement upon approval.

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The Visa & Mastercard Updater Program

Posted March 17, 2018 by CCC Staff in

Many of us have recurring transactions on our credit cards. It’s convenient, simple and easy. Your credit card is automatically charged without having to go through the hassle of providing your credit card details each and every month. Most people live busy lives, so it can be a real time saver. Your gym membership, home insurance and satellite radio subscriptions are all automatically charged on your credit card like clockwork. But sometimes automatic updating can end up costing you money.

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