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Dec 31, 2016

2016 was a year we won't soon forget, and early indications are that 2017 will also be very eventful, so it's time to review the events of 2016 and make our predictions for 2017.

Consumer debt reached record levels in 2016, and so did the Toronto real estate market.  As Ted Michalos says on today's show:

There is no...

Dec 24, 2016

It’s the holiday season, so today we have no industry experts, and we won’t talk about numbers.  Instead, our focus is on real people with real financial problems.

Money problems are nothing new.  In fact, back during the Great Depression, financial problems were rampant, and that’s when a song written in 1930...

Dec 17, 2016

Our guest today is Georgia Graham, Programs Manager of WEST (Women's Enterprise Skills Training). Their mission is to improve the employability of women in Windsor-Essex County.

WEST completed their own study which focused on identifying their community's financial needs, and whose results paralleled our own. The...

Dec 10, 2016

My guest today is Michael Chong, the Member of Parliament for the federal riding of Wellington-Halton Hills, and an advocate for the privatization of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.  First, some background:

As we have discussed on we've previous shows, the big banks are required to have...

Dec 3, 2016

It is understandable that when you are experiencing financial problems you don't want that information broadcast to your friends, family and co-workers. This is a concern raised by many potential clients which brings us to this week's technical podcast question:

Who will find out if you filed a bankruptcy or consumer...