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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, June 5. Get your questions ready!

Missed an episode? Look no further.

How can I earn higher returns as a conservative investor? 

Episode 99 – May 22, 2020

In this segment, Dave answers a viewer question about how to earn better returns with something other than GICs, plus he provides further clarity on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

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Should I cash in my investments?

Episode 98 – May 8, 2020

Dave addresses a couple of issues that are likely on many people's minds as we navigate the new realities. In this segment, he discusses whether you can claim working from home on your income tax and if now is the right time to cash in your investments.

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Is the government's Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) taxable?

Episode 97 – April 24, 2020

In this segment, Dave covers a variety of financial questions regarding the implementation of the new government relief programs. Wondering how they are funded or unsure what portion of your CERB payments should be saved for taxes? Dave has the answers.

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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

More Finance Friday

What government benefits are available to you? 

Episode 96 – April 10, 2020

Bloomberg's "Canadian Confidence Index" showed consumer confidence fell to a record low recently, but Dave assures us confidence will be restored. Watch as he discusses the various government benefits available to help Canadians affected by COVID-19. 

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How can you manage the financial impact of COVID-19?

Episode 95 – March 27, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many people have experienced drops in their investments, job loss and more. In this segment, Dave covers what to do about declines in investment values, loss of income, and frugal strategies for getting through this rough period. He also touches on the complexities of mortgage deferrals and shares an alternative way to cut costs.

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How should you react to market volatility?

Episode 94 – March 13, 2020

In response to viewer questions, Dave discusses what to do when you see a drop in the performance of your investments and if a different investment strategy is needed in light of the Coronavirus and its effect on the market. 

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Is it ever too late or too early to start saving for retirement? 

Episode 93 – February 28, 2020

In this segment, Dave addresses two viewer questions. The first relates to a viewer in their 50s while the second question addresses RRSP and TFSA saving strategies for students.  

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Why should you invest in RRSPs?

Episode 92 – February 14, 2020

Dave addresses the many questions people have about Registered Retirement Savings Plans in this segment. If you're curious about the rules of investing in an RRSP, this one is a must-watch.

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