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Paying In Person for Cyber Monday Online Deals Is Now An Option For Savvy Shoppers
November 22, 2017

Paying In Person for Cyber Monday Online Deals Is Now An Option For Savvy Shoppers

Amazon, ecommerce

Cyber Monday, the biggest day in the eCommerce world is rapidly approaching on Nov 27th. Last year, sales topped $3.4 Billion dollars in Canada, a huge amount, but still much less than the amount spent in-store on Black Friday. Even as Canadians get more comfortable shopping online, there are some notable barriers that keep many from taking advantage of the online deals. For example, according to the Bank of Canada, less than 40% of Canadians view online ...

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Navigating Your Way Through Black Friday
November 28, 2017

Navigating Your Way Through Black Friday

cash passport

Attention all shopaholics, save the date! - Black Friday is right around the corner, falling on November 24th!  Like most Americans, Canadians treat this iconic holiday as a big deal. Lucky for us, we get an entire weekend to take advantage of all the amazing sales. Not only is it prime time to splurge on some great deals for yourself, it’s also a perfect time to shop for the upcoming holiday season. Who wants to spend full ...

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Secure Your Travel Adventure With The Cash Passport
November 16, 2017

Secure Your Travel Adventure With The Cash Passport

Travel, cash passport

It is evident that today’s youth is quickly parting ways from “old fashioned” methods of payment, and are paying for things in ways that their parents and grandparents never imagined. Not surprisingly, it is becoming easier to purchase new clothes, some shoes, or even a coffee from the local Starbucks by just flashing a mobile app. Paying for these same things while travelling is a different story… or so I thought.

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No Credit Card Needed: 5 reasons to use a re-loadable VISA card
November 6, 2017

No Credit Card Needed: 5 reasons to use a re-loadable VISA card

GPR Card, Unbanked

On the last summer road-trip of the year, I used the remainder of my ‘weekend spur of the moment’ travel fund that I have set aside on my Canada Post Visa Reloadable card to visit the Niagara wine region prior to some cross-border shopping.  While I am biased as I am the Product ...

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