Foran on Finances

About Pat Foran

Pat Foran is an award-winning journalist who has worked for 3 different CTV affiliates across Canada. He is the host of a popular segment called Consumer Alert and his stories are seen on CTV stations across the country. Pat has helped consumers recover millions of dollars, exposed scams and passed on countless money-saving tips to the public.

He is the author of 4 bestselling Canadian books, the latest being The Smart, Savvy Young Consumer – a book designed to help young people become more financially literate. Pat is passionate about financial literacy and served on the Federal Government’s Financial Literacy Task Force. He has also donated his time to work with World Vision in Uganda and The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada in Nicaragua.

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Making the most of a late RESP start

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Pat Foran and Investor Education Fund share how to save for your child’s education. An RESP helps you save tax-free for your child’s education, and government grants give you extra help. MORE

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Breaking down the real costs of buying a home

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Pat Foran and Investor Education Fund share factors you should consider when deciding to buy a home or rent. To learn more check out our Buy or rent calculator. MORE

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Protect your money: 4 tips on preventing investment fraud

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Pat Foran and Investor Education Fund share the red flags of investment fraud and what you and your family can do to avoid losing money to a con artist. To learn more on how to prevent fraud, check out our Cranial Cash Clash scam exam MORE

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RRSP 2014 deadline: lump-sum vs. monthly contributions

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The deadline to claim RRSP contributions for the previous tax year is usually on March 1st, but in 2014, March 1st happens to fall on a Saturday, so the deadline has been extended to Monday, March 3rd. MORE

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5 money tips for starting the new year off right

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Pat Foran shares 5 tips on how to start the new year off right. MORE

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