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Savers Roundup October 2018: Ideal Savings 2.76% savings account; read the Scotiabank promo details carefully – Oct 15, 2018

Savers Roundup September 2018: Savings and GIC promos galore! – Sep 16, 2018

TransferWise vs OFX comparison: CAD to USD transfers – Aug 18, 2018

Savers Roundup August 2018: Hubert Financial is the new leader, and the hunt for even better rates – Aug 16, 2018

Savers Roundup July 2018: MAXA follows Bank of Canada increase; 2.50%+ savings promos; lots of GIC options – Jul 16, 2018

Savers Roundup June 2018: BMO and Simplii security breaches; new HSBC credit card; Manulife Bank reviews wanted – Jun 18, 2018

Savers Roundup May 2018: all quiet on savings accounts; GIC action; free Interac e-Transfers at Alterna Bank – May 17, 2018

Savers Roundup April 2018: Wealthsimple savings account, Scotiabank promo fine print, and automated tax filing – Apr 15, 2018

Savers Roundup March 2018: GIC rate comparison table, EQ Bank GICs, and Brim Financial and Scotiabank launch no-forex fee credit cards – Mar 14, 2018

Savers Roundup February 2018: a 4.00% GIC, why Manitoba offers higher rates, and Hubert’s referral promo – Feb 15, 2018

Savers Roundup January 2018: rising interest rates, TFSA season, and Tangerine switches up its promo – Jan 17, 2018

Savers Roundup December 2017: saving the TFSA transfer fee, GIC rates on the rise, and a short-lived 4.00% promo – Dec 13, 2017

Savers Roundup November 2017: Meet Simplii Financial, Motive Financial’s GIC rates, and new promos and rate increases – Nov 20, 2017

Savers Roundup October 2017: Rate increases and surprise decreases, Wealth One, and cross-border friendly credit cards – Oct 23, 2017

Savers Roundup April 2017: credit cards get worse, Motive Financial, and concern for Oaken Financial – Apr 28, 2017

Retention and new deposit promos, Alterna’s launch, and the bloom is off the EQ rose? – Sep 11, 2016

EQ Bank, Zag Bank, and the relevance of high interest savings accounts – Jan 14, 2016

CanadianForex review: great foreign exchange rates and support – Jan 4, 2015

XE Trade: sending money internationally fee-free – Nov 13, 2013

Mortgage renewal considerations: principal prepayment privileges and collateral mortgages – Aug 17, 2013

Review of OAS and strategies to reduce impact of the OAS clawback – May 18, 2013

Tax Free Savings Account year-end tips – Dec 19, 2012

Comprehensive review of US dollar high interest savings accounts – Oct 4, 2012

Savings account investment strategy: what are laddered term deposits / GICs? – Sep 22, 2012

Canadian credit cards that waive foreign currency transaction fees – Jul 27, 2012

Filing a Complaint through the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI) – Apr 28, 2012

XE Trade review: CAD-USD online currency exchange – Apr 14, 2012

Canadian Direct Financial interface review – Dec 22, 2011

American Express Business Gold Rewards credit card review – Jul 22, 2010

CIBC bizline VISA: the optimal no-fee, no-reward credit card for Canadian small businesses – Apr 2, 2010

Peoples Trust review: feature overview and opening an account – Jan 31, 2009

ING Direct’s smart business practices – Dec 30, 2008

Citizens Bank Review (British Columbian perspective) – Jun 11, 2008

No-fee chequing account from Citizens Bank is coming! – May 16, 2008

HSBC Review – May 10, 2008

7 tips on how to decrease reliance (and fees) on your chequing account – Oct 14, 2007

Craig’s ICICI Bank Canada experience – Oct 8, 2007

ICICI Bank Canada online interface review – Oct 8, 2007

Searching for the right credit card program – Sep 12, 2007

A comparison of Canadian chequing accounts – Aug 28, 2007

PC Financial — review by Peter – Aug 18, 2007

Starting an account with ICICI Bank Part 5 – Aug 14, 2007

Starting an account with ICICI Bank Part 4 – Aug 13, 2007

Starting an account with ICICI Bank Part 3 – Aug 4, 2007

Starting an account with ICICI Bank Part 2 – Jul 31, 2007

Starting an account with ICICI Bank Part 1 – Jul 22, 2007

ING Direct — review by Peter – Jul 21, 2007

Citizens Bank — review by Peter – Jul 21, 2007

Achieva Financial — review by Darkman – May 21, 2007

HSBC Direct — review by Darkman – May 21, 2007

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