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  • Wednesday December 17th, 2014

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    Mike Magreehan and Saj Karim welcome special guest, Paul Nazereth, VP Community Engagement with CanadaHelps.org.  Mike and Saj discuss the trend in Canadians’ charitable giving, they highlight the tax benefits on donating securities and mutual funds vs. cash donations, the first time donor super-credit, as well as the many innovative features offered through CanadaHelps.  Also

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  • Wednesday December 10th, 2014

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    Peter Chandler and Wendy Strub are your hosts today on Your Money Matters.   Listen:  

  • Wednesday December 3rd, 2014

    Today your hosts’ Saj Karim and Mike Roberts discussed the results of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping season that occurs after US Thanksgiving.  Also a recap of OPEC’s decision to maintain production quotas and the implications on oil prices as well as consumer spending.  They discussed the impact that GM’s decision to close

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  • Wednesday November 26th, 2014

    On today’s show, hosts Saj Karim and Mike Roberts discuss Blackberry’s progress over past year and comment on their recent cash promotion for customers willing to exchange their iPhones. The recent success of Hudson’s Bay Company associated with their updated real estate valuation is also highlighted. In the 2nd half, Saj and Mike provide listeners

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  • Wednesday November 19th, 2014

    Saj Karim and Wendy Strub discuss some of the issues affecting our markets this week including the impact of lower oil prices and a lower Canadian dollar.  They also chat about UBER, the black car company that has blindsided the taxi industry.  Retailers may have stinky Christmas stockings so, beware.  At the bottom of the

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  • Wednesday November 12th, 2014

    Peter Chandler and Wendy Strub discuss Finance Minister, Joe Oliver’s fiscal update. They also touch on recent developments at local smartphone maker, Blackberry as well as the report card on John Chen’s turnaround plan. Warren Buffet is notably one of the world’s savviest investors.  Peter and Wendy run through some of the ups and downs

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  • Wednesday November 5th, 2014

    On today’s show, hosts Mike Magreehan and Mike Roberts review some of the recent federal tax incentives proposed by the federal government, and how families with young children in particular stand to benefit from them. They also use a recent client situation as an example to highlight the importance of knowing  your contribution history to

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  • Wednesday October 29th, 2014

    Today your hosts’ Saj Karim and Wendy Strub discussed the implications globally of the strong US Dollar.  The implications are far reaching to commodities, Canadian exports, lost earnings for US Global Multi National companies and foreign purchases of US goods.  They also discussed the ongoing battle to recovery for the Eurozone and the positive indications

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  • Wednesday October 15th, 2014

    Host, Peter Chandler and Wendy Strub discuss local company MetaMarketplace as well as Michael Wekerle’s investment in local real estate.  They also debated the potential mergers in the rail industry, with talk around a marriage of CP and CSX in the news.  With the recent  turbulence in the markets and heightening the attention of investors,

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  • Wednesday October 8th, 2014

    On today’s show, Mike Magreehan and Wendy Strub discuss “what matters most to women investors” and the importance of a smart financial plan.  As October is “Investor Education” month, they highlight the asset class of “Preferred Shares”.  They discuss Canaccord’s US market outlook, what’s been happening in Russia, the impact of a rising US dollar

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