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Mar 31, 2018

How can you find a good place to rent, even if you have damaged credit?  Today’s guest runs her own property management company, and she gives us the inside scoop on how to find a good place, and how to convince the landlord to rent to you.

Mar 23, 2018

Credit card fraud affects many stakeholders. It's damaging not only to consumers, but also to merchants and financial institutions. In addition to losing money, credit card fraud can ruin a customer's relationship with a retailer as well. But with advancements in card security like having a chip and PIN, how does fraud...

Mar 17, 2018

At the end of last year, Ted Michalos and I predicted three types of bankruptcies we expected to see more of in 2018:

  1. People will be denied for debt consolidation and refinancing.
  2. Ontarians will be dealing with lower home equity and as a result, end up filing for more proposals
  3. We will see crypto-currency related...

Mar 10, 2018

Household debt to income levels in Canada continue to rise. We now owe $1.71 for every dollar earned. But, with no shortage of experts discussing the risks of high debt and how to repay it, why is it that we continue to spend? Why do we find it so hard to say 'no'? Are we just comfortable with debt now, as a society?


Mar 3, 2018

Talking real estate isn't a first for the Debt Free in 30 podcast. We've had many experts like Hilliard Macbeth, Ben Rabidoux, and Alex Avery provide their insight on whether renting is better than buying and vice versa.

But we've never had the most obvious guest to talk real estate: an actual realtor. On today's show,...