COVID-19

  • Special Episode: COVID-19 Weekly Update #4

    This week Rubina and Beau discuss updates to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), ways to survive with no emergency money, and, the cost of keeping a big city (like Toronto) shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Special Episode: COVID-19 Weekly Update #3

    This week Rubina and Beau discuss the recent labour force survey for March 2020, how to save money on your car insurance, and, the reduction of interest rates and payment deferrals for credit cards during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

  • Special Episode: COVID-19 Weekly Update #2

    For the second episode of the special COVID-19 weekly series, Dear Rubi host Rubina Ahmed-Haq and co-host Beau Humphreys discuss how ‘working from home’ is a privileged position. Most low income work has to be done in person, so again the poor suffer more. We’re not all in this together. We are all ‘in this’ differently.

  • Special Episode: COVID-19 Weekly Update #1

    Dear Rubi host Rubina Ahmed-Haq and co-host Beau Humphreys are back in the studio to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting the personal finances of Canadians.

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Dear Rubi is an advice column podcast where hosts Rubina Ahmed-Haq and Beau Humphreys take questions from you, the listener.

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