Posts by Keph Senett

The Best Aeroplan Credit Cards in 2019

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Aeroplan is Canada’s most popular travel rewards program, so it’s no surprise that Canadian frequent flyers want to know: what is the best Aeroplan credit card? Here at Young and Thrifty, we’ve looked at the competition and compiled a guide to the best Aeroplan cards on the market.  What is the Best Aeroplan Credit Card…

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7 Best Travel Credit Cards in Canada 2019

Here’s a shocker: Canadians love to travel! So it’s no surprise that there are numerous travel credit cards in Canada offering sweet rewards—so many, in fact, that it can be hard to decide on the best one for your needs. Some offer the opportunity to rack up some major points, while others include travel insurance…

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The Best US Dollar Credit Cards in Canada

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If you’re a Canadian who spends time in the United States, you already understand the hassle and cost of dealing with foreign currencies. Exchanging cash can be expensive—and carrying it insecure. Although Canadian credit cards are accepted in the United States, there’s almost always a pricey foreign currency conversion fee tacked onto your purchases. Routinely…

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Rent vs. Buy Debate in the Current Canadian Housing Market

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Once upon a time, buying a home in Canada was simply a milestone in the life of the average Canadian. But times have changed: prices have skyrocketed, and housing markets have exploded, particularly in Vancouver and Toronto, making homeownership difficult and calling the investment potential of real estate into question. Simultaneously, the surge of remote…

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Is Credit Card Travel Insurance Enough?

We’ve all been there: a single click away from booking those hard-earned airline tickets for a little well-deserved R and R, and there it is: the travel insurance option. It can be hard to know which way to go. Do you shell out the extra cash or fly by the seat of your pants? To…

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The Complete Guide to Canada’s Best Online Banks


The world is going digital and banking is no exception. According to the Canadian Bankers Association, in 2017, more than 68% of Canadians were doing their banking online and through mobile— and that number is rapidly rising. There are many solid reasons to consider any of the online banks in Canada including convenience, features, and pricing.…

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Top 5 Credit Cards for Millennials

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Credit card details are up to date as of May 1st, 2019. For the most accurate and up to date information, visit the issuer’s website. Let’s be real: financial advice aimed at the “Baby Boomers” generation isn’t always helpful for finding the best credit card to fit your lifestyle. As a millennial, money may be…

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RBC Visa Infinite Avion Credit Card Review


Credit card details are up to date as of May 1st, 2019. For the most accurate and up to date information, visit the issuer’s website. In the credit card world, the RBC Visa Infinite Avion credit card stands out in the travel rewards category, notable for its flexibility. RBC Rewards (Avion points) can be redeemed…

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