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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, January 31. Get your questions ready!

Missed an episode? Look no further.

What is considered a good credit score? 

Episode 90 – January 17, 2020

This week, Dave addresses a viewer question about the safety of Credit Karma and discusses the range of credit scores in Canada. 


How often should you check your credit score? 

Episode 89 – January 3, 2020

To kick-off a new decade, Dave dives deep into credit scores by discussing the factors that influence credit score, how long information stays on a credit report and how frequently you should be conducting a credit check. 


Should you cancel a line of credit you're no longer using? 

Episode 88 – December 20, 2019

In the last segment of 2019, Dave addresses a viewer question about keeping utilization of available credit below 35% and how the use of a line of credit impacts credit score. 


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

Should you cancel a credit card you're no longer using? 

Episode 87 – December 6, 2019

Dave answers a viewer question in this segment and discusses tips for using credit cards responsibly and maintaining good credit, including why cash advances should be avoided at all costs. 


How can you borrow money wisely? 

Episode 86 – November 22, 2019

In this Finance Friday segment, Dave Schurman continues the discussion around Financial Literacy Month, focusing on tips for borrowing wisely and being a smart financial consumer. 


How can you set strong financial goals?

Episode 85 – November 8, 2019

To kick off Financial Literacy Month, Dave discusses the importance of creating a budget and setting financial goals to help you take control of your finances. 


How can you better protect yourself online? 

Episode 84 – October 25, 2019

It's 'Cyber Security Awareness Month' so Dave Schurman discusses the various ways we can protect ourselves from cyber threats and crimes in this Finance Friday segment.


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.