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Jun 16, 2018

Did you know that in Ontario, anyone can call themselves a financial planner? With this in mind, how can you make sure that you are getting expert and unbiased advice on money management? Should you trust the financial planners who work at banks? Are they credible or do they just want to sell you mutual funds?

My guest...


Jun 9, 2018

Repaying debt requires a stable income. Even when you're in a debt relief plan like a consumer proposal, you need money coming in each month to make your payments. But what if you are faced with a sudden job loss and can no longer keep up with payments on your consumer proposal? Could you revive it after you find...


Jun 2, 2018

What if you could approach personal finance like most of us try cooking? Instead of learning a bunch of rules and principles, all you'd have to do is follow some tested recipes. Would this make it easier to save money, budget and build wealth? Today's guest thought so and the result was a new approach to money...


May 26, 2018

Credit scores are a way for a lender to assess how well you handle debt.  To be able to set a credit score, the credit bureaus need information about credit use. This leads to a strange principle behind credit scores: the more access to available credit you have, the better your credit score will be. While that's good...


May 19, 2018

Your credit report is a report card on your credit activity. While you can get a free copy of your credit report from many sources, not all credit reports are the same and not all sources provide full information.

With so many free report providers, how do you know which one is accurate? My guest today stresses it's...