BMO Financial Group
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BMO Financial Group
BMO Bank of Montreal

BMO Bank of Montreal

May 22, 2015 06:00 ET

New BMO CashBack World Elite MasterCard Maximizes CashBack on All Spending

- Cardholders get $1.75 for every $100 spent

- No tiers, caps or spending limits

- No annual fee for the first year - a $120 value

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 22, 2015) - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced the launch of the new BMO CashBack World Elite MasterCard, with the highest base earn rate in the market at 1.75 per cent on all purchases.

The new card addresses the needs of customers who are looking for a simple and straightforward way to earn a high rate of return on all of their everyday purchases, without having to track complicated programs that base rewards earn rates on spending tiers, caps or retail categories.

"We are delighted to be able to offer our new high rate card to customers," said Nick Mastromarco, Managing Director, North American Retail Payments, BMO Bank of Montreal. "A BMO Cashback World Elite MasterCard customer who spends $3,500 per month on credit card purchases will earn $735 in cashback for the year - more than any other card, based on typical household spending."

The new BMO CashBack World Elite MasterCard offers a 1.75 per cent base earn rate, where customers earn $1.75 for every $100 spent - the highest base earn rate in market. With one high earning rate, customers can easily keep track of their cashback earnings in all everyday spending categories, including: retail, travel, grocery, and gas.

Mr. Mastromarco added that customers can try the card for free for the first year. This $120 in savings allows customers try the card risk free - helping them experience the simplicity and value of a single high interest earn rate on all purchases.

"With the busy summer spending season quickly approaching, customers can take advantage of added savings and try the card for free for their first year. Earning $1.75 for every $100 spent on everything from groceries to kids summer camps to vacations, can lead to significant returns year over year," added Mr. Mastromarco.

The BMO CashBack World Elite MasterCard also offers:

  • No additional charge for supplementary cards
  • Roadside assistance - worth $69 per year
  • Included Insurance - 8 day travel medical
  • Two year extended warranty and 180 day purchase protection - double the standard coverage

For more information on the BMO CashBack World Elite MasterCard, please visit www.bmo.com/creditcards, or your local branch.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America. With total assets of approximately $672 billion as of January 31, 2015, and more than 46,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

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