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Money with Friends

Mar 30, 2018

Volatility in the stock market isn't making much of a dent in high investor optimism. While that sounds good and well from a quick glance, the most likely reason why optimism is so high isn't a very good one, and why you shouldn't use high optimism in your financial planing. 

In our second headline, we'll cover news...


Mar 29, 2018

A teenager turned 18 and decided to celebrate by buying a lottery ticket... and won $1000 for life. *Yes, it's okay to collectively groan right now.* So, what do we take away from the news that we all wish would happen to us? We'll cover proper financial planning, odds, and how optimism ties into proper planning during...


Mar 28, 2018

A piece from the CBC contends that Amazon wasn't responsible for the bankruptcy of retailer Toys 'R' Us, but is that true? We'll read their reasoning AND stretch that into a lesson about your personal debt on today's show. Plus, the Wall Street Journal looks back 10 years to the financial crisis. Has it really been ten...


Mar 27, 2018

Turns out we've seen the up and down trends of Bitcoin before. A financial strategist from Morgan Stanley has discovered that the cryptocurrency's swings is similar to the tech bubble Nasdaq era... but with a catch. 

Keeping with headlines about Bitcoin for our second headline, we're covering a teenager who has recently...


Mar 26, 2018

The stock market bounced wildly at the end of last week. What does it mean for your money? We'll read one headline telling us the market is fixated on a trade war with China. Should you be worried about the same?

Dropbox became a public company last week with a MONSTER IPO. What IS an IPO? Should you invest in them?...