Listen to the podcast to learn Why You Should Never Loan Money To Family and Friends Today I want to talk about something that gets a lot of people into trouble: loaning money to family and friends. I understand the issue. You’ve got some money, your family member or friend needs some help, so you […]
Doug Hoyes and Ted Michalos talk about the October 2016 mortgage rules announced by the federal government and how they affect insured mortgages, borrowers, lenders and the real estate market. Listen to the podcast.
Listen to the podcast: Is the Sky Falling? Will the New Mortgage Rules Hurt the Real Estate Market? Doug H: On Monday October 3rd finance minister Bill Morneau announced big changes to Canada's mortgage lending rules. Real estate agents, mortgage brokers, real estate lawyers, they're all in a panic worried that these new rules, scheduled to […]
In our first technical tidbit podcast, Doug Hoyes explores the tax and legal implications of withdrawing money from your RRSP to pay off debt. He explains how RRSP savings are protected from seizure in a bankruptcy in Canada.
Today’s podcast is the first ever podcast interview with Jonathan Chevreau and Mike Drak together, talking about their new book Victory Lap Retirement about how to transition from a high stress work environment to a low stress sustainable lifestyle to enjoy a happier, healthier life.
Listen to Victory Lap Retirement. EXCLUSIVE First Podcast Interview Doug H: Today we're going to talk about retirement. No, I'm not going to talk about how much you need to save for retirement; I'm not a retirement expert so you don’t want me doing that math for you. I'm a debt expert and I happen […]
Doug Hoyes and Ted Michalos held a LIVE webcast answering questions from real listeners and subscribers about dealing with debt. Here is the podcast version.
Listen to the podcast: Everything You Were Afraid to Ask About Debt Doug Hoyes: It’s 7:00 pm on September the 14th, 2016 and we’re broadcasting live from the Hoyes Michalos offices here in Kitchener, Ontario. Today’s topic is ‘Everything You Were Afraid to Ask About Debt’. We know that debt is an uncomfortable topic. You […]
Listen to the podcast: Why is Walmart Fighting Visa? Doug Hoyes: Last week I announced our new format here on Debt Free in 30. I said that some of our shows would be shorter than 30 minutes, and one of my goals was to use this new format to explore current topics, and that’s exactly […]
On today's show, I take a look at the fight between Walmart and Visa and talk about the many reasons, beyond high fees, why Walmart doesn't want to accept Visa in their stores any more.