Top 5 Credit Card Stories of 2016

Jane Switzer
by Jane Switzer December 29, 2016 / No Comments

In 2016, we published more than 125 articles about credit cards to help Canadians make smarter decisions about spending, rewards, and debt. This year, our most popular posts centred around decoding points programs and investigating which credit cards offer the best value.

#5. Top 5 No Annual Fee Credit Cards in Canada
RateHub’s own CEO (a self-described “obsessive comparison shopper”) gives a rundown of the best no-fee credit cards in Canada, whether you’re looking for cash back, travel rewards, or free merchandise.

#4. Canada’s Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2016
Like planning a vacation, there’s a lot in play when choosing a travel rewards credit card. We did the heavy lifting to compare the top cards and points programs so you can find the travel rewards credit card suited to your needs.

#3. Points Guru Chronicles: How the Aeroplan Program Works
Everything you need to know about one of Canada’s most popular travel rewards programs: tips and tricks on collecting and redeeming points, plus the best credit cards to accelerate your earning.

#2. The Best Credit Cards in Canada for People with Bad Credit
Your creditworthiness is your financial fingerprint. This is a must-read if your credit score is below 660 and you want to know what your options are, plus the best credit cards suited for people with bad (or no) credit.

#1. Points Guru Chronicles: How the Shoppers Optimum Program Works
Canada’s largest pharmacy chain has one of the best store loyalty programs. Here, our points guru explains how Optimum Points are valued, and how you can earn them faster.

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