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How to Maximize SCENE Points

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There are a number of rewards points programs in Canada, and I’ve written about a couple of the more popular ones – Aeroplan and Air Miles.   For the movie theater enthusiast (like my spouse), there is really only one game in town, and that’s Cineplex and their SCENE points system. How the SCENE Program…

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Free $100 Gift Card Offer and Weekend Reading

PC Financial World Elite MasterCard $20 + $100 Gift Card Freebie Recently, I wrote about how the PC Financial World Elite MasterCard is perhaps the best no annual fee grocery credit card out there.  It offers 3% cash back when shopping at Loblaws group of stores  (Loblaws, Dominion in NL, Real Canadian Super Store, No Frills, PC Mobile,…

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Should I buy Whole Life Insurance for my Children?

A reader, Arlene, recently asked a question in my article “investing on behalf of kids” about obtaining “Whole Life Insurance” for their young children.  A financial planner suggested that obtaining permanent insurance for their children is a good idea to invest in their future. Here is the question: Hello! A financial planner thinks it’s a good idea…

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