Skyrocketing Vancouver home prices have led to anger towards foreign buyers, with the widely held belief that they are responsible for the dramatic increase in house prices. Do you agree?
Warren Buffett, John Bogle and Charlie Munger describe the best way for the average person to invest: by investing in index funds. I love dividends but I can also see the value of a highly diversified, low cost index fund.
Related: My Favorite Warren Buffett Quotes
Tawcan gave an update on his June 2015 dividend income – an impressive $1,454 income with a diversified dividend portfolio. I love monthly dividend income!
Kapitalust recently wrote about something I enjoy doing – using credit cards to make money. I regularly take advantage of sign up offers on credit cards and enjoy the perks that come along with them.
Speaking of credit cards, Barry from Money We Have wrote about whether applying for a credit card affects your credit score. It’s important to learn the difference between a “hard” and “soft” enquiry.
Related: How to Boost Your Credit Score
Be sure to check out a very interesting story about Cait Flanders, a personal finance guru from Vancouver who implemented a one year shopping ban and lived off 51% of her income.
Robb Engen uncovers the truth behind Aeroplan rewards – that redeeming them for flights can result in some surprise fees. Aeroplan is similar to Air Miles in that both rewards programs require the consumer to pay for any extra fees when booking flights.
If you’re travelling to London, England any time soon be sure to check out Holly’s review of the London Pass – a card that allows users to get access to tourist attractions around the city. I have personally been to London and loved the city and everything it had to offer.
Tom Drake from Canadian Finance Blog was recently featured on the Globe & Mail – he uses low cost ETFs and a discount broker to keep his investing fees low. He also uses the Smith Manoeuvre to make his mortgage tax-deductible.