Travel Cards Preferred By Canadian Consumers Until Omicron Uncertainties: Best Credit Cards In Canada For 2022

WeyMedia Inc | January 06, 2022

Maritime startup creditcardGenius revealed its pick of the top credit cards for Canadians in 2022. These math-based results are boosted by as many GeniusCash offers as possible – giving Canadian consumers extra cash back.

Pre-pandemic, travel cards were preferred by creditcardGenius Canadian readers because of their higher value rewards. This trend shifted to cash back cards during the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Then in the summer of 2021, travel rewards led the pack once more ‒ until Omicron uncertainties loomed in December.

"The last 2 years have been uncertain at the best of times, I hope our data-driven and mathematical approach can help Canadians find clarity and confidence in their finances, and benefit from the extra cash back boost."

- Stephen Weyman, Co-Founder of creditcardGenius.

This year, creditcardGenius added 2 new categories. The Best Newcomers category spotlights cards with low credit score requirements, to help new Canadians build their score and earn rewards. As well, the Best Challenger category compares cards from up-and-coming fintech companies, which often offer unique features, including planting trees and earning bonus rewards at Amazon.

About WeyMedia Inc:
Trusted by over 263,000 Canadian readers every month, WeyMedia is a fintech startup that brings well-researched content and financial tools to the everyday consumer. Built by Canadians for Canadians, creditcardGenius was launched in 2017, providing consumers with the only credit card matchmaker that instantly compares 126+ features of nearly 200 credit cards. Their new cash back rewards program, GeniusCash, offers an extra cash back boost.

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A complete, current, and accurate snapshot of the retail marketplace is critical to strategic decisions made by retail trade and related food service establishments to increase business. There are two ways to measure activity in a retail market—supply and demand. Analysis of consumer spending reveals market demand, or retail potential. Examining business revenues—retail sales—reveals market supply. Esri offers both components of economic exchange for a complete assessment of the retail marketplace, including a measure of the difference between supply and demand—the Leakage/Surplus Factor.

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