Posts by Lisa Jackson

Best Life Insurance in Canada 2019

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Let’s face it: thinking about death isn’t a pleasant experience. But if the worst happens, there are many things that your family will need to deal with — one of which being how to make ends meet. If your family relies on you for financial support, it’s important to make sure they are taken care…

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The Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card Review

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Bon voyage, SPG Credit Card! Hello, Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card! In 2019, Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) merged their loyalty programs and discontinued the ever-popular Amex SPG Card. But it’s been replaced with a new kid on the block: The Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card. With outstanding rewards, a generous welcome bonus…

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Why I Cancelled Mint.com

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This year, I broke up with my budgeting software. We had a good run while it lasted. At first, Mint.com gave me everything I needed: a free and simple budget tool that I could use on my computer or phone. I managed my money from one dashboard, linking my bank accounts, mortgage, credit cards, PayPal,…

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The Best AIR MILES Credit Cards in Canada 2019

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Credit card details are up to date as of November 17, 2019. For the most accurate and up to date information, visit the issuer’s website. AIR MILES is one of the oldest and most recognized loyalty programs in Canada, so it should be no surprise that there are millions of Canadians who are members. But…

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Variable vs Fixed / Open vs Closed Mortgages

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Buying a house and getting a mortgage can be a stressful experience, especially if you’re going through it for the first time. Whether you opt for a traditional bank or a mortgage broker, trying to decipher terminology like “amortization,” “open vs closed mortgage,” or “prime interest rate” can make it feel even more overwhelming. With all…

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Tangerine Bank Review

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Since being acquired by Scotiabank in 2012, Tangerine bank has quickly become one of the best online banks in Canada. Formerly ING Direct, customers love Tangerine’s promise of no fees, competitive interest rates, and high-quality financial products.  In this Tangerine Bank Review you can take advantage of some sweet sign-up perks: you can now earn…

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