Chase Canada (Discontinued)

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Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated March 1, 2016)

I did not think that I was going to be updating this post so quickly, but enough has changed from last month that it warrants an update. Every time there are some significant movements in the credit card industry, I plan on updating the rankings of this post. You will notice that under every credit card companies’ explanation for its ranking, I will be listing some of its top credit cards to choose from.

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Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards

For those of you who don’t like paying annual fees. This is the post for you. Personally, I would actually prefer signing up for credit cards that waive their first year annual fees. Those are generally the credit cards with much more generous sign up bonuses. So you take the bonus first, then decide what you want to do with the credit card after the first year. In some cases, it may make sense to pay the annual fee.

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Building a Credit Card Portfolio for Frequent Travellers

Carefully putting together a credit card portfolio to optimize your purchases can be a hassle. That being said, a frequent traveller has a lot of travel expenses that can be optimized if you put together a strong credit card portfolio.

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Top Credit Card Sign Up Bonuses for February 2016

The beginning of January started off pretty week, and things started to pick up as the month went on. Below are the top current higher than normal credit card sign up bonus offers to watch out for. As a result, February’s list looks a lot more promising with a few more choices.

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Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated February 1, 2016)

This is not going to be an easy post to write, but I did want to try to pin each financial institution against each other to see how they fair. This is going to be a very subjective post where I am going to rank each each company based on their overall credit card portfolio. I am also going to list out some of the top credit cards offered by each institution.

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Which Credit Card Company I would Like to See Step Up Their Game

Outside of the top 5 big banks (TD, Royal Bank, CIBC, Bank of Montreal, Scotiabank), which control much of the financial industry in Canada, it is slim pickings thereafter. American Express has a decent foothold in the Canadian credit card market, but there are a few companies that can breakthrough if they made some bolder moves.

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Top Current Cash Back Credit Cards

Whenever miles and points take a beating, there is a lot of talk about signing up for the top cash back credit cards instead. Below, I have classified the top cash back credit cards according to the credit card company and then by annual fees (starting with lowest to highest).

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Top Credit Card Sign Up Bonuses for December 2015

New month, new list of top credit card sign up bonuses. Below is a list of the top current offers for the month of December. I have listed the credit cards by the type of credit card, as well as by annual fees:

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Top Credit Cards to use at Restaurants (updated December 3, 2015)

As we approach the Christmas holidays, I’m sure that there will be many of us who will be eating at restaurants more than usual with friends and family. If you are like me, you would collect cash on behalf of everyone and pay the entire bill with your credit card.