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Finance Friday on CHCH Morning Live

Watch for new episodes in September!

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.

Watch for new episodes in September so get your questions ready!

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Real estate and post-pandemic financial tips

Episode 125 – June 25, 2021

In the final episode before the summer break, Dave explains when is the best time to buy a home while providing financial advice for life after the pandemic as our economy begins to reopen.

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Viewer questions: CPP and purchasing property

Episode 124 – June 11, 2021

Learn about the advantages of postponing CPP as well as the investment options to consider when saving for a down payment on a home. Speaking of property purchases, did you know that the buyer is responsible for the majority of the costs associated with the purchase? Join Dave as he provides the details on this episode of Finance Friday.

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Viewer questions: pension splitting and credit scores

Episode 123 – May 28, 2021

In this episode of Finance Friday, Dave discusses the benefits of pension splitting with your spouse or partner and the key factors to focus on to improve your credit score.

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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

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More Finance Friday

Viewer questions: transferring TFSA funds and RRSP accounts for teens

Episode 122 – May 14, 2021

In this episode of Finance Friday, Dave explains how to transfer funds from one TFSA to another without being penalized by the CRA. Also, learn about opening RRSP accounts for teenagers and explore other saving options available to them.

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Viewer questions: Charitable donations, LIRAs and GICs

Episode 121 – April 30, 2021

Did you know certain charitable donations don’t qualify for a tax credit, or that LIRAs are similar to RRSPs except they can’t be cashed out until retirement? Also, find out why you should reach out to your financial institution when your GIC nears its end of term. Dave explains it all in this episode of Finance Friday.

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Viewer questions: Income tax filing

Episode 120 – April 16, 2021

Dave answers viewer questions about income tax filing: will the tax filing deadline be extended, how beneficial are charitable donations for tax purposes and what is the simplified home office tax deduction?

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Viewer questions: Retirement savings and TFSA over contributions

Episode 119 – April 2, 2021

Dave responds to queries from viewers on retirement savings: when is the best time to take CPP, should RRSPs be converted into RRIFs, and where is the best place to invest the proceeds from selling your house? Additionally, what should you do if you over contribute to a TFSA?

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Fraud Prevention Month: Tips for tackling online and COVID-related scams

Episode 118 – March 19, 2021

Dave provides information on fraud this episode with a focus on online and COVID-19 schemes and scams. Hear about the most common ways fraudsters try to trick you and what you can do to protect yourself.

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