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Our 10 Favourite Posts of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s a great time to take a look back at some of our favourite posts of the year. There were about 300 to choose from so it wasn’t easy to narrow it down to a select few.

These posts are just a sample of the interesting and informative content that appears on our blog every day. Here are our 10 favourite stories from the past year:

#10: How Credit Cards Can Help You Cash in on Your Wedding
A wedding is one of the biggest days of your life and also likely the most expensive. But there are credit cards you can use to help make the big day a little less costly.

#9: It Only Takes 9 Years to Buy a Vehicle with the New Scotia GM Visa
Scotiabank’s GM Visa card allows you to earn points that can be used towards the purchase of a car or a lease down payment. Unfortunately, it could take some time before you can get a free car.

#8: My Coffee Addiction: How to Fix Bad Spending Habits
Buying coffee every day can be an expensive habit. However, if you make your own and save what you would have spent, you could end up with some serious cash.

#7: The Best No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards in Canada
Did you know most credit cards make you pay a foreign transaction fee if you charge something in a currency other than the Canadian dollar? If you don’t want to pay the fee, there’s a handful of cards to choose from.

#6: Why You Should Simplify Your Portfolio
For years, contributor Robb Engen attempted to beat the market by owning 24 different stocks. Now, he’s found a simpler solution.

#5: Does Cancelling Credit Cards Hurt Your Credit Score?
If you have a few credit cards you haven’t used in a few months and are wondering whether or not you should cancel them, read this before you make a decision.

#4: How This Couple Plans to Pay Off a $300,000 Mortgage in 7 Years (or Less)
Simon and Marielle Boyce have decided to make paying off their mortgage a priority. Find out how they’ve paid off more than one third of it in 20 months.

#3: Top 5 Cash Back Credit Cards in Canada
If you pay your credit card balance off every month, you might want to use a card that will earn cash back for all your purchases. We take a look at the top 5.

#2: How Much You Need to Earn to Buy a House in the Greater Toronto Area
Buying a home can be expensive, especially in and around Toronto. This article will help you determine what your household income needs to be in order to buy a property in the GTA.

#1: Is Canada Ready for Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and Mobile Payments?
Using a mobile device to pay for things isn’t as popular in Canada as it is in the United States. What’s taking so long?

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