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The Stats of Life Money

In this episode we meet a couple who find that earning the statistically average income still makes it difficult to raise a family. Plus, a woman worth $100 million moves her family into her dream home and a couple making a decent income are so loaded down with debt that they’re considering bankruptcy.
  • 2017
  • 00:23:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/17/2018

On the Money Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is supposed to protect you during those "rainy days" — that is, in cases of illness, disaster, job loss or other unexpected events. Are Canadians today prepared for these kinds of financial bumps? This On the Money segment from CBC's Peter Armstrong paints a grim picture of Canadians' average savings.
  • 2016
  • 00:06:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/30/2017

Marketplace Easy Loans: Uneasy Money

Canadians are taking on record levels of household debt, and money is top of mind for many trying to tighten their belts. But if you need cash, are companies being clear about what you're signing up for? In this episode, Marketplace investigates the business tactics of a popular loan company that offers easy loans to people who need money. Host Erica Johnson ...
  • 2015
  • 00:21:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/04/2015

Doc Zone Generation Jobless Classroom Favourites

There was a time when a university degree assured you of a good job, good pay and a comfortable life. Not anymore. Today, the unemployment rate for young people in this country is close to 15% – double that of the general population. But the real crisis is the increasing number of university and college grads who are underemployed – ...
  • 2013
  • 00:43:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/05/2014

News in Review - February 2009 Canadians, Credit Cards and Debt

For many years Canadians have been on a credit card binge. Now, as the economic crisis deepens, a lot of them find themselves with high levels of personal debt. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why so many Canadian households are overextended. We’ll also examine why it’s so easy to fall into the credit trap and what ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2009

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