Sandra MacGregor has been writing about finance and travel for nearly a decade. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications like the New York Times, the UK Telegraph, the Washington Post, Forbes.com and the Toronto Star. She spends her free time travelling, and has lived around the globe, including in Paris, South Korea and Cape Town.
Epilogue’s straightforward online platform lets you create a legally-binding Will starting at $139. In as little as 20 minutes, you can come away with a comprehensive Will that covers all your bases, plus there’s the option to include incapacity documents for complete protection that covers both death and incapacity.
Ampli is a cash back app in Canada that gives users money (either a percentage of a purchase or a set amount of cash) when they make purchases at participating retailers. Our experts find it easier to navigate than similar apps and there are no fees to download or to start earning. The downside is that the list of retailers is limited, but promising.
The BMO CashBack® Mastercard®* offers a lucrative welcome bonus of 5% cash back in your first 3 months on all purchases*. Then get 3% cash back on grocery purchases, 1% cash back on recurring bill payments and 0.5% unlimited cash back on all other purchases!* Redeem cash back any way you like: deposit into your BMO chequing or savings account, put it into your InvestorLine account, or apply the credit to your monthly statement. Other perks include up to 25% off rentals at participating National Car Rental and Alamo Rent-A-Car locations*, shopping protection, and a 1.99% introductory interest rate on Balance Transfers for 9 months (with a 1% transfer fee)*.
With outstanding rewards, a generous welcome bonus that equals 2 free nights (at a Category 4 hotel), and no qualifying income required, The Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card stands out as one of the best rewards credit cards in Canada. Points can be easily redeemed with no blackout dates for free nights at over 7,000+ hotels, as well as for travel experiences, merchandise, gift cards, entertainment and more. You can even transfer your points to other frequent flyer programs, including Aeroplan! The incredibly flexible rewards program combined with an excellent earn rate makes this card a winner.