Having a baby is expensive, and it can be even more financially stressful if you’re unexpectedly expecting. Personal finance blogger Bridget Casey tells us how she budgeted through her surprise pregnancy. Then, you don't have to wait till 65 to take time off. We’ll talk about mini-retirements with journalist Eric Reed. And, do you really need an emergency fund? CFP John De Goey has some questions to consider. Plus, how to make owning that dream cottage a reality, with Meridian financial expert Allan Tran.
We talk to Rubina Ahmed-Haq on why women need to put away more of their income to enjoy the same retirement life as men.
You want to contribute to charity. You believe it’s important. But it isn’t easy to find the money, or to remember to follow through. We’ll look at a new app from Mylo and CanadaHelps that’s working to change that, by rounding up your small purchases and allowing you to donate your spare change. Then, do you really need life insurance? Benjamin Felix has the questions you need to consider. And, why women need to save more than men for retirement---and how to do it---from personal finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq. Plus, we profile Prosper Canada’s new digital Learning Hub.