What are the benefits? 1.5% cash back, no tiers and world benefits (trip cancellation/interruption, price protection, extended warranty, car rental insurance, baggage delay/theft insurance and more). But what about the Smart Cash Card? It’s still my favorite, but the ultimate combination is to use the Smart Cash for gas and groceries (3% return) and the Aspire Cash World cash for everything else. More details in my best credit cards in Canada post.
Back to regular programming, the weekend links!
how’d you make your fortune? @ Canadian Money Forum
10 Unique and Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas @ Financial Highway
RBC Direct Investing Simplifies Administration Fees @ Canadian Capitalist
The Shocking Truth About Tenants Who Become Landlords @ Landlord Rescue
Financial Stages of Life @ Retire Happy
Are You Planning for Your Retirement Lifestyle? @ Canadian Finance Blog
Market Secure GICs Not as Good as They Look @ Michael James on Money
How To Win A House Bidding War @ Money Smarts Blog
The Gundlach Effect @ Balance Junkie
Risk Taking: Intelligent vs Non-Intelligent @ Young and Thrifty
Our Fast Track To Financial Freedom @ Boomer and Echo
Why we want a $10,000 emergency fund @ My Own Advisor
Public Service Compensation – Really So Bad? @ Sustainable Personal Finance
Money is more about your mind than your math @ Where Does All My Money Go