Marc Felgar

Marc Felgar is a credit card expert & online entrepreneur from Montreal, QC. He is the Founder of GreedyRates.ca, which helps Canadians find the right credit card for them through online comparison tools, credit card reviews and offers.

Here's The Fastest Way You Can Pay Off All That Holiday Credit Card Debt

The holidays are fast approaching. If you're starting to feel the financial squeeze as your credit card balance swells, you're not alone. Americans owe close to $1 trillion in credit card debt. While some of us will be able to pay down our credit car…
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Why You Should Put All Your Holiday Purchases On The Card This Season

Whether you're spending money on travel, gifts or partying, there's no time of the year more expensive than the holidays. Budgets get busted, belt lines bloated and buyers remorse (inevitably) sets in. Unless you're willing to be a complete Scrooge, …
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6 Ways Credit Card Companies Take Advantage Of You Without Your Knowledge

Whether you're looking to build a credit history, collect rewards, access low interest rates or simply keep track of all your spending, credit cards can be the best tool out there when it comes to money. Seriously. However, you do have to be careful.…
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5 Ways To Make Sure You Pick The Right Credit Card, For Beginners

Using the wrong credit card can cost you tons of money and even more frustration. Get the right card in your hands, however, and it could be a ticket to affordable borrowing, free travel and great perks. If you're still using the first credit card yo…
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7 Ways To Use Travel Credit Cards To Have A First Class Vacation

There's a time in everyone's life when traveling by bus or train is a necessity, couch surfing and hosteling is the norm and Nutela and ramen noodles make for great breakfast, lunch and dinners. But there's also a time to look back on that period of …
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6 Things College Students Always Forget When Choosing A First Credit Card

Having a credit card isn't for everyone. If you're lazy, disorganized or compulsive, you might want to shy away from a credit card. However, if you're responsible and disciplined, credit cards are a great addition to your wallet. Credit cards offer c…
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4 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Credit Card Company Without Racking Up Debt

Every credit card company exploits our weakest moments. Lose your job and miss a payment? Don't expect any sympathy. You'll get charged retroactive interest, lose your promotional rate, get smacked with a late fee and watch your credit score free fal…
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10 Things Every Millennial With Debt Should Be Doing Right Now

For whatever reason, you're in debt. It could be school loans, credit cards, store cards, sales financing, lines of credit, pay day loans or whatever. We're here to help, not judge. As much as you'd like to, you can't ignore it. Nor can you avoid it.…
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6 Major Credit Card Mistakes You're Making Without Realizing It

When used properly, credit cards offer tremendous value and convenience. But abused credit cards can become a suffocating burden and financial wreaking ball. The truth is, you're better armed than ever to exploit the good and avoid the bad of credit …
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The 3-Step Guide To Paying Off Your Holiday Credit Card Debt

There's no more expensive time of year than the holiday season. After the euphoria of gifts, dinners and vacations, a few of us may be left with upsetting surprises on our credit card statements. But fear not: There are some ways you can reduce your …
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6 Reasons Millennials Should Be Paying With Plastic Instead of Cash

Despite their ubiquity, the majority of Millennials are cutting up their credit cards. While they deserve a tip of the hat for their attempt at fiscal responsibility, it may not be the best decision. If we succumb to our impulses, credit cards certai…
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4 'Normal' Financial Habits That Are Actually Making You Lose Money

Recent surveys have shown almost half of all Americans aren't saving enough money to sustain them long-term. That’s not difficult to believe if you’ve ever looked at your bank account balance at the end of the month, and wondered where all your money…
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