In previous years, Sony has offered promos, such as Google TV, to encourage credit card sign ups.  While this years promo is not quite as good, it’s not bad for people who are fans of Sony electronics or collectors of Sony Points.

For new MBNA SonyCard cardholders (no annual fee), Sony is offering a 10,000 point (normally 2,000 points) sign up bonus (worth $100) and a chance to win a PlayStation 4.  What’s the catch?  New cardholders must spend $400 by January 15, 2014 to obtain the bonus.  This is a very limited time offer that expires Friday, December 20th, 2013 3pm ESTSorry the deal has expired!

Do you have a DRIP for US stocks? The Canadian Money Forum has another little update on USD DRIP dividends in TD RRSP.

With baby boomers nearing retirement or in their retirement years, Retire Happy Blog examines the need for Modifying the Canadian pension system.

With the ubiquity of smartphones and constant access to the web, Sustainable Personal Finance shows How Mobile Banking Can Help You and the Environment.

The RRSP or TFSA conundrum is an oft-debated topic but Michael James on Money writes about Forgone Consumption to simplify matters.

Being dismissed from work is a situation no one wants to be in; The Blunt Bean Counter offers insight about an employee’s obligation through Mitigation – Unraveling the Puzzle.

Holidays are a time to rejoice but it may also be the time when some people get into debt or make the problem worse. Financial Highway shows Simple Ways You Can Save Money During The Holidays

Dating and money are seldom isolated topics as Young and Thrifty looks at Finances and Relationships.

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1 Comment

  1. Michael James on December 18, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    While reading the article on the Canadian pension system, it occurred to me that part of the reason for Canadians’ poor saving rate is the effectiveness of the marketing of debt. Banks do such a good job of ensnaring young adults into debt that they simply don’t have the money to save. It’s easy to say that this is their personal choice, but we end up paying GIS for these people later in their lives.

    Thanks for the mention.

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