Canadians Choosing Chip-and-Pin and Contactless Over other Payment Methods

Posted April 22, 2018 by cccadmin in

You’ve probably heard of the saying, “cash is king.” Well, when it comes to choosing a payment method, security and convenience are king. A new Visa survey found that these are the two most important factors for Canadians when it comes to choosing a payment method.

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Aeroplan Inks Major Deal with Retail Giant

Posted April 20, 2018 by cccadmin in

We Canadians love our reward points. Besides watching hockey, you could argue that our other favourite national pastime is collecting reward points. (Maybe the cold weather has something to do with it, but I digress). But a rewards program is only valuable if it’s easy to redeem the points for the goods and services you value.

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Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Credit Card Review

Posted April 5, 2018 by cccadmin in

Frequent flyers were disappointed with the announcement of Chase Canada axing its popular no foreign exchange fee credit cards. If you do a lot of international travel and you’re looking for a no foreign exchange fee credit card, the number of options out there is quite limited.

With Chase getting rid of both the Visa and Marriott Visa credit cards, there was a glaring hole in the market for a no foreign exchange fee credit card. Scotiabank pounced on the opportunity with perfect timing – and thankfully they did!

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Marriott Rewards Moment: A Masterclass Cook Off with Toronto Maple Leaf Alumni

Posted March 22, 2018 by cccadmin in

How would you like to sip cocktails and hang out with Toronto Maple Leaf alumni? If you grew up watching hockey like most Canadians, it’s like a dream come true. And that’s exactly what we had the opportunity to do as part of the Marriott Rewards Moments program.

In one of the first of many Moments events, Marriott Rewards and SPG members, along with members of the press, had the opportunity to get up close and personal with the Stanley Cup at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

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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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Chase Canada Axing Popular No Foreign Exchange Fee Credit Cards

Posted March 13, 2018 by cccadmin in

If you’re looking for a credit card with no foreign exchange fees, it’s pretty slim pickings. As you’ve probably heard by now, Chase Canada announced that it’s axing the Rewards Visa and Marriott Rewards Premier Visa – with customer accounts closing March 15th. Both credit cards offered a feature that’s hard to come by – no foreign exchange fees.

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