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Jul 11, 2020

When this podcast was recorded on the morning of July 8, 2020 the Canadian government was projected to run a deficit for the year of $250 billion.  By the end of the day, after this podcast was recorded, the Finance Minister was projecting a deficit of $343 billion. That's a lot of debt, and it leads many to wonder...


Jul 4, 2020

Life's milestones like going to college or university, buying a house, or getting married cost money. And often the pressure to achieve these milestones at a young age leads to hasty decisions that come with a big debt load. But what if you took time off before making a major financial move? Would life turn out so...


Jun 27, 2020

A lot has changed as a result of COVID-19. There are obvious reasons for pessimism, but there are a lot of reasons to be optimistic.  For example, more people have made meaningful changes to their financial habits. Canadians are saving more and some are even able to pay off more of their debt. Many of us have also...


Jun 20, 2020

We have record unemployment and millions of Canadians are relying on CERB payments to make ends meet, and yet our savings rate is increasing. How is that possible? On today's podcast, our guest is author and financial analyst, Hilliard MacBeth, who provides insight on how the savings rate is calculated, and whether...


Jun 13, 2020

If you're thinking of buying a small business, this podcast is for you. Over the years, we've had a lot of clients who decided to buy a business either because they were frustrated with working for someone else and they wanted to go out on their own, or maybe the owner of their company wanted to retire. While there are...