Finance Friday on CHCH Morning Live
Catch new episodes every other Friday!
FirstOntario's Dave Schurman is back on CHCH Morning Live every other week for Finance Friday
He's live bright and early, just after 7:15 a.m. talking about different ways to make the most out of your money and he also discusses viewer questions during his segments.
New episodes are airing now so send your questions to FinanceFriday@FirstOntario.com.
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Viewer questions: financial advisors and credit card interest rates
Episode 129 – October 15, 2021
We are kicking off this episode with a viewer comment on our previous topic: mutual funds. How do you find a Financial Advisor that isn’t simply selling mutual funds from the company they work for? Plus, can you reduce the interest rate on your credit card and will this impact your credit score? Dave answers it all in this episode of Finance Friday.
The Basics of Mutual Funds
Episode 128 – October 1, 2021
Dave is talking mutual funds in our latest episode of Finance Friday. Discover what they are, how their risk profile compares to other investments and learn how the mutual fund’s prospectus can be used to find the right one for you.
Post-Secondary Education: RESPs and Keeping a Budget
Episode 127 – September 17, 2021
It’s all about post-secondary education on today’s episode of Finance Friday. Dave breaks down the components of a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) and offers students a great tip to maintaining a weekly budget.
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More Finance Friday
Real estate: blind bidding and home equity lines of credit
Episode 126 – September 3, 2021
We kick-off Season 14 of Finance Friday with Dave explaining the problems with blind bidding on real estate and why homeowners should be cautious when using home equity lines of credit.
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.
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.
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.
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.