Credit Cards

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Top Credit Cards for Purchasing Gas (updated April 14, 2023)

It was good while it latest I guess. Looks like gas prices have started to spike again in the month of April after a few months of stability prior to that. Starting with new carbon tax, supply issues, etc. This is probably as good as time as any to list some of the best credit cards to use for gas purchases.

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[DISCONTINUED] American Express Air Miles Co-Branded Cards

With BMO looking to purchase Air Miles, American Express has discontinued its American Express Air Miles co-branded credit cards. It was really only a matter of time it seems. 

All the links are broken now on their website are broken now. If you are an existing cardholders, it looks like you can continue to use your card. But I would expect those to be discontinued in the feature too.

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for April 2023

We are publishing this post a few days earlier than normal because the RBC Ion card promotions are expiring today. If you are still thinking about getting this card, best to sign up today as it looks like they will be dropping their offer tomorrow. The rest of the cards have a commentary below them.

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for March 2023

We are back this month with the top first year fee waived promotions. See the commentary under each credit card for more thoughts on each offer.

Limited Time First Year Fee Waived Offers

We have listed the cards based on their promotional expiry dates, categorised by month. If there is a tie-break, it is ranked by annual fee (lowest to highest), after which it will go alphabetically.

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Current 10% and Above Cash Back Offers for March 2023

We are back again with another month of top credit cards currently offering at least a 10% cash back bonus promotion. There are many other cash back offers out there too, but because the market is very competitive now, so only the 10% and above offer make it to our monthly list.

Keep in mind that we still have the Top Cash Back Credit Cards page for a more complete list of cards.


BMO Bailed Out Air Miles?

March 10, 2023 was a crazy day for Air Miles collectors. At the beginning of the day, it was announced that LoyaltyOne Co. (which offers Air Miles) had gone into bankruptcy protection. The fear was that member  miles would be lost forever!

Later in the day, BMO Financial Group signed a deal to acquire the Air Miles rewards program from LoyaltyOne Co.. As a result, below is a screenshot what we might currently see on the Air Miles website:

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for March 2023

Today we feature the top credit cards with a higher than normal sign up bonus. Since the new year, we have been putting a commentary under each credit card instead of the usual blurb at the start of the post. 

This post is designed to list all the temporary higher than normal sign up bonus offers across the country. The cards are listed by expiry dates, with the ones expiring first at the top. If there is a tie-break in terms of expiry date, then it is sorted in alphabetical order.

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for February 2023

We are back this month with the top first year fee waived promotions. We have now added a commentary to each card instead of a short summary at the top of the page. For this post, we are only listing cards that offer a limited time first year fee waived promotion, rather than permanent offers.

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Is the Cineplex’s CineClub Worth it?

Cineplex’s rewards program, Scene+, has gone through a major revamp the past couple of years. One of its latest additions is the CineClub paid membership designed for movie lovers, but there is more to it. Today, we will break down the features and benefits of the program to see how to maximize its value, and whether it is worth it.