Credit Cards

Friday Roundup: Charge it to my Credit Card Please!

June 17, 2011

Hello DINKS and Happy Friday to you all.  Last weekend was the Formula 1 car race in Montreal.  The F1 weekend is a super busy 4 days (it starts on Thursday and ends with the final race on Sunday) which are packed with concerts, parties, food, and of course some fast cars. During F1 weekend […]

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Should you keep your credit cards or cut ‘em up?

March 8, 2011

Some of us have the financial priority to pay off our credit card debt and get rid of our credit cards with high interest rates and annual fees.  We may have a plan to achieve our goal, but what happens to those credit cards when our goal is achieved and our credit card debt is […]

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Credit Card Security

December 23, 2010

It’s the busiest shopping time of the year…the holidays.  Some of us may be using cash to pay for our purchases to make sure that we stick to our budget, but most of us will be using our credit cards for our holiday purchases. Tips on how to Prevent Credit Card Fraud during the Holidays […]

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Could You Live Without Your Credit Card?

December 15, 2010

As a financial planner for a leading international financial institution, I am learning about the financial systems in other countries. France doesn’t have a credit system.  The credit system doesn’t exist in France. If you had to, could you live without your credit card? Some of us charge everything to our credit cards all month […]

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What happens in Vegas…Comes home on our joint credit card bill

December 8, 2010

This past week I had an “interesting” experience with my clients, and I felt the need to share with everyone (minus the names for confidentiality reasons of course).  They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. But what happens when your Vegas activities follow you home on your joint credit card bill? This past […]

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Insuring Our Credit Cards

October 29, 2010

On top of being a worldwide accepted and convenient form of payment, credit cards now offer added services such as travel and medical insurance, extended warrantees on our purchases, and protection on our minimum payments  as well as our total balance owing in case we lose our jobs or become injured. Credit Care Insurance or […]

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Can I Have My Credit Card My Way?

October 27, 2010

Since we can’t create The Perfect Credit Card for us as individuals, we should find the best credit card available for us on the current market.  We often use our credit card for shopping, but have you ever shopped for a credit card? I recently decided to take the test and shop around for the […]

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The Perfect Credit Card

October 21, 2010

Credit cards now days are becoming more and more personalized.  Some companies allow us to choose our credit card colour as well as the design.  The credit card is the new check book. Remember checks? I have ordered a book of checks once in my lifetime; and to date, I have only used 17 of […]

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Peace of Mind While Shopping Online

October 18, 2010

DINKS let me ask you a question…Have you recently bought anything online? If you have, the website may have asked you to enter a Secure Code if you were paying with a MasterCard.  Or, you may have been asked for a password with Verified by VISA if you were paying with your VISA card.  It’s […]

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