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Walmart Canada to stop accepting Visa cards due to ...

Walmart says it intends to join the list of retailers in Canada that don't accept Visa cards, citing high fees for transactions.

Visa Canada said in a written statement that the company 'regrets' Walmart's decision

The Canadian Press ·

Posted: Jun 11, 2016 1:59 PM ET | Last Updated: June 13, 2016

Walmart and Visa aren't getting along right now. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)


Walmart says it...

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10 tips for wise credit card use - Canada - CBC News

Posted: Oct 25, 2011 11:15 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 25, 2011 11:12 AM ET

Following are 10 tips for wise credit card use, from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada:

1. Know what you're getting into. Read the terms and conditions of the legally binding contract carefully to understand how they apply and your responsibilities. Having a credit card doesn't increase the amount of money you have...

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The pitfalls of prepaid credit cards - Canada - CBC News

Prepaid credit cards aren't credit cards - even though they can bear insignia that looks like a credit card - because they require no application or credit check and cannot be used unless there is already money on the card.

CBC News ·

Posted: Oct 24, 2012 12:21 PM ET | Last Updated: October 24, 2012

While many prepaid credit cards bear the insignia of well-known credit card brands such as VISA...

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Uber hack latest example of why vigilance ... - CBC News

When Doug Hoyes had his credit card information stolen, fraudsters used it to pay for three taxi rides in Toronto.

He wasn't in that city, but discovered the charges while routinely checking his card transactions online and notified his bank, which cancelled the card.

Hoyes, a licensed insolvency trustee, says the incident illustrates the importance for individuals to keep a watchful eye on their...

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New credit card phishing scam hits Canada - Calgary -

New credit card phishing scam hits Canada

Early morning call tricks victims into revealing credit card info

CBC News

Posted: Jan 24, 2015 9:05 AM MT Last Updated: Jan 26, 2015 6:18 AM MT

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre says the scam begins with a phone call early in the morning between 5 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

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Can you go a month without a credit card? - Ottawa -

Personal debt is at an all-time high. And for the past seven years, interest rates have been at record lows. But recent hikes by the Bank of Canada could signal the end of cheap credit. CBC Ottawa takes a...

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Should retailers be able to charge extra to customers who ...

Should retailers be able to charge extra to customers who use premium credit cards?


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Pembroke parent gets $8K Xbox bill after son racks up ...

Lance Perkins flips through a printout of the more than $8,000...

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