Top 5 Credit Card Stories of 2017

Jane Switzer
by Jane Switzer December 27, 2017 / No Comments

When used responsibly, credit cards can net you some pretty great rewards and benefits on money you’re spending anyway. Of course, you need to be an educated consumer. Here are our five most popular credit card stories from this year:

#1. The Best Credit Cards in Canada for 2017
It’s no surprise this is our top post: Canadians search for credit card-related keywords about 2 million times per month, according to Ratehub.ca’s 2017 Digital Money Trends Report. We rounded up the best of the best in every category, including cash back, travel rewards, low interest, no fee, and balance transfer.

#2. Best Cash Back Credit Cards in Canada for 2017
“Experiences” is the new buzzword of the rewards world, but cash-back credit cards are perennially popular for their tangible rewards — why not get a small rebate on money you’re spending anyway?

#3. Aeroplan Miles: How To Use Them and the Best Alternatives
In May, Air Canada and Aeroplan announced their intention to consciously uncouple in 2020. We did the heavy lifting to break down the best flights to maximize the value of your points (use them or lose them!), plus the best alternative travel rewards programs.

#4. The Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards in Canada for 2017
Travel credit cards aren’t just for snagging free flights or hotels — the cards profiled in this post offer a host of perks, including special offers and discounts on car rentals, cruises, and vacation packages, VIP lounge access, concierge services, travel insurance, and the ability to cover taxes and fees using points.

#5. Changes Coming to Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card
The Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card generated a lot of buzz for its versatility when it was introduced in March 2016. A year later, Tangerine announced changes to the card that created an equal amount of chatter.

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