If you're like most Canadians, you dream of a long and enjoyable retirement. Is it possible to retire early and achieve that by the age of 48? While it is an anomaly, my guest today did just that.
As an observer from Canada, I'm interested in how Donald Trump used various tricks to convince Americans to vote for him. These are the same tricks that advertisers use to get us to buy their products, invest in their business and sign up for that store credit card.
We escape the winter, they explore new places, and we support each other's economy. We also partake in cross-border shopping, which racks up our U.S. debt.
This past year had a lot of economic changing affecting how we live and spend. The key takeaway is that more and more Canadians are under financial pressure - especially those already carrying debt.
Listen in on this week's podcast as we discuss links between the depression era and a classic song that captures the emotions that run through families struggling with debt.
What's the correlation between women and insolvency? A study found that women are less knowledgeable than men about financial products. High-risk categories of women struggle to not only become, but to maintain a moderate level of financial preparedness.
Aggressive lending policies have allowed Canadians to buy too much house for years. Our guest Michael Chong believes that if CMHC was privatized, mortgage insurance could be properly priced by the free market.
Doug Hoyes & Ted Michalos discuss a common fear about who will be notified when you file a bankruptcy or consumer proposal and why it doesn't matter.
On Debt Free in 30, we talk with Ben Rabidoux about how the next changes in mortgage lending rules will affect the cost of your mortgage, refinancing and the housing market.
Does financial literacy belong in high schools? On today's podcast we ask this question of Prakash Amarasooriya, who, along with the Toronto Youth Cabinet, presented a petition for the inclusion of new material into the Ontario high school curriculum.