Cross-border banking made easy

Cross-border banking made easyCanadians are always looking for better ways to bank in the U.S. Snowbirds need a U.S. bank account to take care of the bills at their condo. Canadian shoppers want easier ways to pay their Macy’s or J.C. Penney account after cross-border shopping sprees. Opening an account at a U.S. bank is an option, but you might not be able to get a U.S. credit card because you don’t have…

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Cross-Border Shopping to Rise

Cross-Border Shopping to RiseMore Canadians plan cross-border shopping over the holiday season, according to a survey released Friday by the Bank of Montreal. The Bank’s survey found 18 per cent of those polled plan to shop in the United States this season, up five percentage points from last year. The peak American retail season begins on Nov. 25 or Black Friday, the day following American Thanksgiving. It gets its name from the fact…

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