This is my collection of referral links and codes for services that I use. If you choose to use them, you will be supporting me. Sometimes, you’ll also get a reward, in which case I would note it.


Here are the Canadian banks that I use:

  • American Express, specifically the SimplyCash credit card
    • 2% on groceries and gas, otherwise 1.25% cash back on everything
  • EQ Bank: use link for $20 referral bonus
    • General high interest savings account
  • Simplii: use link for free $50 if you deposit $100 within 6 months and maintain that balance for 30 days and $400 if you set up direct deposit for 3 months
    • Credit card has 4% cash back on food
  • Tangerine: use code 61372252S1 to get $50 referral bonus if you deposit $250 within 60 days and maintain that balance for 60 days
    • Often gives out savings account promotions for 5%+ interest on new deposits
    • 2% cash back credit card in 3 categories, most interesting of which is recurring bill payments

Here are the Canadian brokerage account providers that I use:

  • Questrade: use code 305712572476956 for $50 if you open your account with 60 days of sign up
  • WealthSimple: use code T_IP3W to get $25 when you fund your account
    • No fee trading
    • Free tax filing service


Here are the hosting providers that I use:

  • Accuris: offers cheap BGP-capable VPSes in Ottawa, Canada, AccurIX, and colocation services
  • BuyVM: offers cheap BGP-capable VPSes in New York, Las Vegas, Luxembourg, and Miami, with optional bulk storage
  • Cloudie: offers cheap VPSes in Toronto, Canada and Fremont, California, with optional access to ONIX and FREMIX respectively
  • F4: dedicated servers in Kansas City, Missouri and San Francisco
  • HyeHost: offers very cheap BGP-capable VPSes in Kansas City, Missouri, also very cheap shared hosting
  • iFog GmbH: offers a lot of BGP-capable VPSes and IXP connectivity
  • Vultr: large cloud provider with BGP support
  • Xenyth: offers reasonbly priced BGP-capable VPSes in Toronto and dedicated servers

Other services

  • provides very cheap VoIP phone services, use link to get $10 credits after depositing $15 and making your first call