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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards (updated January 26, 2017)

First year fee waived promotions are extremely valuable. One of the biggest deterrence of signing up for a credit card is a hefty annual fee. By waiving the first year annual fee, customers can get a free trial before deciding whether they want to keep it going.

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Best Credit Cards for Foreign Purchases (updated January 22, 2017)

A question that has been frequently asked. Which credit card should I use when I am abroad? Different credit card companies have their own ways of selling it. You may see a lot of advertisement about best credit card to use when travelling. However, just to make that distinction, some credit cards are great to use for travel expenses that are spent in Canadian dollars, while other credit cards are better to use on purchases that are in foreign currencies.

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Best Credit Card for Each Financial Institution (January 8, 2017)

I have written posts ranking each financial institution, but I thought it would be fun to write a post listing the top credit card of each financial institution. I have listed the credit cards based on the most recent financial institution rankings….

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SPG AMEX Versus the Chase Marriott

Today, we start with the comparison between the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Visa and the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card. Let’s start with the highlights of each respective cards and then breakdown each factor. As promised, I will discuss tangible and intangible factors.

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

A few changes to the credit card industry, as well as a new addition warrants an update to this list. Below is the explanation of each grouping:

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Credit Card Companies that Can Take it to the Next Level

You may have already been reading my top credit card company rankings that I post every few months. The next one is coming out tomorrow. However, I did want to isolate 5 specific companies that I strongly believe that they have the potential to take their business model to the next level. I say this, because they have an opportunity to take over a larger market share because of what they have already established.

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

A reader asked me last time, what the purpose was of this ranking. Basically, you do what you want with the list, take it for what it is. As a consumer, this list can give you an idea on where to shift your business. For example, if you want to see some of the smaller companies survive and thrive, you will know where to move your business.

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

It has been a few months since I last updated this list. The reason is because there was no significant shift in the industry until now.

I decided to change up my classifications a little bit. I’ve split up the credit card companies into 4 groupings: