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May 28, 2016

If you are struggling with debt, how do you know which debt relief option is right for you? Both consumer proposals and bankruptcies have similar benefits, but the length and cost are different. On today’s podcast Ted Michalos, compares various aspects of filing a consumer proposal vs bankruptcy

May 21, 2016

Are you planning for retirement? Have you started to save? Do you know how much you need? If not, then today’s podcast is for you. My guest, David Trahair, stops by to discuss his new book, The Procrastinator's Guide to Retirement: How You Can Retire in 10 Years or Less, and provides tips for Canadians who’ve...

May 14, 2016

Is Canadian real estate due for a crash? On today's show, I speak with Hilliard MacBeth, a portfolio manager and author of When the Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash, who thinks the Canadian housing bubble is about to burst.

Hilliard notes that there are four symptoms of a bubble:

  1. A period of...

May 7, 2016

On today’s show we discuss a common question: if I have some extra money, should I pay off my debt, or use it to invest?  In some cases the answer is easy.  If you owe money on a credit card with a 29% interest rate, and your investment will earn 1%, you should obviously pay off your credit card.

But what if your debt...