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Finance Friday on CHCH Morning Live

We’re back on the air for another season!

FirstOntario's Dave Schurman visits CHCH Morning Live every other week for Finance Friday. He's live bright and early, talking about different ways to make the most out of your money and he also addresses viewer questions during his segments.

Tune in at 7:10 a.m. to watch the next episode on Friday, September 27. Get your questions ready!

Missed an episode? Look no further.

How does OSAP work?

Episode 82 – September 27, 2019

In this Finance Friday segment, Dave breaks down the fine details of OSAP and discusses the differences between OSAP loans and student line of credits. 


How can you reduce your student loans? 

Episode 81 – September 13, 2019

Dave Schurman discusses tips for managing money while in university/college and reducing student debt, plus the recent changes to OSAP, in this Finance Friday segment.  


Should you cash in your pension to pay off your mortgage?

Episode 80 – July 5, 2019

A viewer has the option to cash in her pension at 35 years old, providing her with enough money to pay off her mortgage. Dave breaks down the numbers to highlight the significant impact this decision could have on her long-term savings. 


Send your question to Dave Schurman

If your question is read live on the air, you win a FirstOntario prize pack! Winners will be notified in advance of the segment.

You can also find Dave on Twitter at @Finance_Friday

More Finance Friday

How should you invest your inheritance?

Episode 79 – June 21, 2019

In this Finance Friday segment, Dave answers a question from a couple who recently inherited a large sum of money, but are unsure of how best to invest it for their future. Watch as Dave provides advice on how to grow their inheritance while also managing the risk of investing.


Are there reasons to take CPP and OAS early?

Episode 78 – June 7, 2019

Dave has talked a lot about the advantages of delaying Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security. However, in this segment he discusses three reasons why you might consider taking CPP and OAS early. 


Is taking CPP early a smart way to pay off a mortgage faster? 

Episode 77 – May 31, 2019

A Finance Friday viewer recently wrote in to ask if she should take CPP early to help pay down her mortgage faster. Watch as Dave breaks down the numbers to determine if this is a smart financial move.


Should you take CPP early? 

Episode 76 – May 24, 2019 

David Schurman answers viewer questions on Old Age Security (OAS) and the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) in this segment. Watch to learn the pros and cons of starting CPP at 60, 65 or 70. 


Should you cash in your RRSP to pay off debt? 

Episode 75 – May 10, 2019

Dave advises against using retirement savings to pay off debt and shares a number of reasons why, plus tips for tackling debt, in this Finance Friday segment.