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Oct 20, 2018

If you owe a debt in Canada, but live elsewhere in the world, should you ignore past due Canadian debts you can't afford to pay, or can you file bankruptcy in Canada when living abroad? As the Licensed Insolvency Trustee in charge of our Windsor office, Rebecca Martyn deals with a lot of cross-border consumer...


Oct 13, 2018

The use of computer technology to manage money continues to explode across the financial services industry. Enter the robo-planner. The question is can an online computer platform help answer common financial questions like should you invest in an RRSP or TFSA, or should you pay off your mortgage sooner? Today we...


Oct 6, 2018

A joint bank account is an account that allows two or more parties to each deposit, withdraw and manage funds in the account. Whether or not it's a good idea to get a joint account with your spouse, a friend or any family member depends on your personal situation. On today's show, with guest Ted Michalos, we take a look...


Sep 29, 2018

Current regulations allow financial advisors to sell products like mutual funds and give the appearance that they are giving you financial advice that fits your situation. The problem is embedded advisors, like those at your friendly neighbourhood bank, are paid on a commission matrix that rewards sales.  That means...


Sep 22, 2018

If you are over-mortgaged and facing negative equity in your home, can you walk away from your mortgage in Canada?  We explain what you can do if there is a shortfall on your mortgage after a sale or bank foreclosure.

Canada has full recourse mortgage laws

A theoretical shortfall is not a real shortfall. You don't...