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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.
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  • 00:06:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/30/2017

Charly and Max get involved A winning recipe

Charly and Max sell lemonade to collect more money.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Tick-tock, tick-tock

Charly and Max invite players to come back in a month for the second season.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:26
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved The early bird gets the… cans

Charly and Max decide to collect bottles from their neighbours in order to have a little pocket money.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:27
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved I need you!

Max encourages players to give to his cause.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Don’t give up!

Charly encourages players to give to her cause.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Rolling right along

Max thinks about what he really needs and chooses instead to make a responsible purchase: a used bike.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Taking California

Charly is happy to have saved all year so she can take a trip with her family.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:58
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Dreaming big

Max wants to buy a scooter and realizes that he will have to keep to a very tight budget in order to achieve his goal.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:40
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Umm… I changed my mind

When Charly asks her parents for new equipment, she realizes that even though they have more money than her, they also have more expenses and can’t buy everything.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:48
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved On solid ground

Max realizes he has to be more organized when he lists the qualities of a good entrepreneur.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:44
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved The cookie fundraiser

Charly discovers what a fundraising activity is when she has to sell chocolate to raise money for hockey.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved When eyes are bigger than the wallet

Max learns the hard way that managing a monthly budget requires discipline after he spends the money for the month at a restaurant.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Charly’s market

Charly realizes you have to be creative if you want to be an entrepreneur and not simply copy the ideas of others.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:55
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved A penny saved…

Averse to being in debt, Max decides instead to save on a regular basis so he can deal with unexpected situations.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:24
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved A ton of money

Charly counts the money in her piggy bank and shows us all the different coins.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:37
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Debt squares

Max realizes the importance of repaying a loan when his brother goes after him to get his money back.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:46
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved The shopping spree

Charly takes stock of her clothes and reviews her buying list to keep only what she really needs.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:14
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Speed-ee-compost

Max understands that advertising can influence what he buys after he is disappointed with a gadget he ordered online.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:12
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved I’m opening my account!

Returning from her financial institution, Charly explains that the information on her account statement is confidential.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:04
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Digging out a good wage

Max becomes aware of the amount of hours he has to work to pay for an MP3.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:43
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Priority sandwich

Chary realizes that certain grocery purchases are more important than others because they meet real needs.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:54
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Right, underwear?

Max separates his needs from his wants when it comes to clothing.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:45
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Top secret!

Charly understands what personal information is and why it is important to keep it private.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:52
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Good ol’ sneakers

Max buys sneakers to be like everyone else even though they’re not his style at all.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:17
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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