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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, April 10. Get your questions ready!

Missed an episode? Look no further.

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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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

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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Do you really need a good credit score?

Episode 91 – January 31, 2020

In this segment,  Dave Schurman discusses why having a good credit rating is important and shares some key takeaways as he wraps up his series on credit scores.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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