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Oct 17, 2020

As of August 31st, 778,000 Canadians with a mortgage at Canada’s big banks deferred or skipped a payment on their mortgage. The deferral periods for many mortgages and other credit loans and products have now come to an end. What does this mean for your debt? On today’s podcast, Ted Michalos and Doug Hoyes...


Oct 10, 2020

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has now come to an end and is transitioning to four different financial aid programs: EI, CRB, CRSB, and CRCB. But what do these income supports mean for Canadians’ household budgets and debt repayment? Will they be enough to help Canadians still battling the financial...


Oct 3, 2020

Filing income taxes can be complicated, especially if you're a self-employed individual. And if you can't afford an accountant, you fall behind on filing your taxes and face trouble with the Canada Revenue Agency. Could we make the Canadian tax system simpler?  And what would a simpler system mean for tax...


Sep 26, 2020

Today's first time guest is Jeff Rubin, who was the Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets (where he worked for over 20 years).  He has just released a new book: The Expendables: How the Middle Class Got Screwed by Globalization, where he says that the decline in permanent, well paying full time jobs is a direct result...


Sep 19, 2020

Like debt problems, food insecurity can happen to anyone. What causes individuals and families to require food assistance? On today's podcast, we have first-time guest Wendi Campbell, CEO at The Food Bank of Waterloo Region to help us get a better understanding of local food issues and what "food insecurity" really...