Your Dates Just Got More Rewarding: Meet Neo Financial

Neo Financial Credit Card

From romances, to friendships and family bonds, all of the relationships we have are built on value and Neo Financial can help you elevate that to a whole new level. Neo Financial is a modern approach to banking that emphasizes and directly supports our local Canadian communities. 

They create rewarding experiences for members when they spend AND save! Founded by Andrew Chau and Jeff Adamson, alongside Kris Read, Neo Financial is here to create the best experience possible when it comes to banking — which, let’s be real, lays the foundation for all aspects of our daily lives.


After building SkipTheDishes, Canada’s biggest and first national online food delivery platform, Neo’s founders saw an opportunity to once again leverage modern technology to add greater value to how, as Canadians, we allocate our cash, support each other and our daily lives. Neo was created to bring much-needed innovation and choice to consumers in Canada, as Big Five banks own 90%+ of the market share in Canada. AND the way it is designed shows major love to our local economies that have felt the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. 


With a Neo Credit Card, you earn instant cash rewards when you pay at the stores you love, Canada-wide, anywhere thatMastercard® is accepted. PLUS, Neo is shaking things up not charging any monthly fees for an everyday bank account with unlimited free transactions, and paying one of the highest interest rates on savings in Canada at 1.30%. Your date nights just got more rewarding!

 As a card holder, you will never be dinged for going over your limit and can manage your card easily from the Neo App. Neo is entirely digital, meaning all that the time taking a trip out to a branch or standing, waiting in line can be used to get a delicious dinner, go shopping, or whatever amazing experience that you want.

Their super user-friendly interface allows you to see exactly what is owed, how to avoid interest, and make payments, all with the tap of a button. Plus, it shows you local rewards available nearby so you can make the most out of your local date outings.


Born and raised here in YYC, Neo is partnered with so many amazing locations that are the perfect setting or resource for a unique and unforgettable bonding experience. Check out their following partners for 5 fantastic date ideas you can use today!

Earn Neo Financial Rewards at The Nash
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Nestled into the heart of Inglewood, The Nash is an elevated neighbourhood restaurant known for their woodfire rotisserie & charcoal cooking. Located in The National Hotel building, it’s rich history and beautiful architecture truly stands out in Calgary’s culinary scene. Date Night pro tip: their cinnamon buns are UNREAL and a must-try. And, you’ll score 7-19.5% cashback at this iconic spot!

Earn Neo Financial Rewards at Cold Garden
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From garden gnomes wearing margarita beads, to neon lights and the most dog-friendly space in the city, this legendary local brewery is like anything else. And you’ll receive 3.5-16.5% cashback simply for enjoying this amazing space! Cold Garden’s whimsical aesthetic and incredible brews are a refreshing way to switch things up and instantly turn your date into a party.

Earn Neo Financial Rewards at Monogram
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You’ll go totally nuts for Monogram’s signature nut mylk beverages made from a blend of organic almonds and cashews and dates — truly the ingredients for the perfect coffee date! To top it off? You’ll earn 8-25% cashback couresty of Neo. This stylish cafe was created to ethically serve Calgarians incredible coffee. Don’t miss out on their beautiful baked goods too!

Photo from Lina’s Italian Supermarket


From stacks of traditional, pistachio garnished cannoli, to the best bruschetta in the city and shelves stocks with premium Italian products and home-made ingredients, a pizza our heart will always belong to Lina’s. Especially when you earn 3-10.5% cashback with your Neo card! Whether you’re on a foodie adventure, looking for a new recipe or need a coffee, Lina’s literally has it all.

Yoga Studio
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Take care of yourself and be rewarded for it with 6.0% – 19.5% cashback at this well-loved local yoga studio. HotShop offers classes for all levels and all interests, whether you’re looking to tone up, improve your flexibility, or simply chill out and reset, they have something for everyone. Their online platform brings their classes right to your living room for an intimate date. 

Click here to discover more Neo Financial partners and start planning your next date night! 


Getting started is super easy. You’ll never get locked into an annual fee and Neo understands that as we move through life, our needs change too, so plans can be switched at any time. That is a BIG deal folks! 

Neo Financial is truly bolstering the local businesses that diversify and texturize our city’s culture and social scene — and that of Canada as a whole. As a completely digital, seamless experience, Neo is a highly accessible and rewarding way to get even more value out of your time with loved ones and in your daily life.

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