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    The Wealthy Boomer

    The Wealthy Boomer

    Watch and listen to me speak with Jonathan Chevreau (The Wealthy Boomer), formerly a columnist with the National Post, now Editor of Money Sense Magazine, about my book “Money Is A Girl’s Best Friend.”  Watch for my new book, “Money Is A Kid’s Best Friend”, coming soon. Tweet

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    ELECTION LETDOWN

    ELECTION LETDOWN

    It’s a sad state of affairs. Unless a miracle happens, expect voter turn-out to remain at record lows on Thursday as Ontarians stage a silent protest to all the lies, deceit and broken promises, and stay at home to watch Dancing with the Stars instead of casting a ballot. Fueling voter frustration is the reality […]

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    HIGHWAY ROBBERY

    HIGHWAY ROBBERY

    STOP THE HOSING AT THE PUMPS: Fed up with the latest gouging at the gas pumps?  You’re not alone. My mailbox is clogged by emails from angry Canadians, who complain skyrocketing gasoline prices are pushing their overly-extended household balance sheets further into the red – while energy prices jump by double digits and income gains […]

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Join in Tax Revolt and Tune in Saturdays for Great Debate:  Leatherdale on The Roy Green Show

Join in Tax Revolt and Tune in Saturdays for Great Debate: Leatherdale on The Roy Green Show

So many hot issues to tackle. Endless waste of taxpayer dollars, billions of tax dollars missing on Parliament Hill, Senators and MPs living a life of entitlement, and lowly taxpayers paying for it all.  These burning topics, plus a new tax revolt CUT, are debated every weekend on The Roy Green Show across the Corus […]

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Lively discussion at Mississauga Real Estate Board AGM

Lively discussion at Mississauga Real Estate Board AGM

Where’s the real estate market heading?  At the Mississauga Real Estate Board’s annual general meeting on April 23, Linda Leatherdale was keynote speaker, where she discussed the global subprime meltdown, record household debt in Canada, Ottawa’s clampdown on mortgage lending, and where interest rates are heading.  More than 200 realtors took part in the all-day […]

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LIVING IN THE RED

LIVING IN THE RED

Get out of debt NOW! Is it time to resurrect the Debt Clock and sound the alarm bells over the woes of too much debt? Absolutely! Today, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, in a speech to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, made it clear that a mission for Stephen Harper’s Tories is to tackle growing […]

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FOOLS AND THEIR SPIN

FOOLS AND THEIR SPIN

Are we out of recession or not? This is Leatherdale’s August column for Canadian Business Journal. Check out the online magazine at www.canadianbusinessjournal.ca August 1, 2009 — Oh, those Fools on the Hill.  And the spin they try to sucker Canadians into believing. But don’t be fooled.  As the Beatles’ song goes: “Head in a […]

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What Are They Smoking?

What Are They Smoking?

Higher taxes last thing Canada needs This is my July column for online magazine, The Canadian Business Journal.  To check it out, go to canadianbusinessjournal.ca July 1, 2009 — Oh Canada — we live in a great country. Or as rockabilly icon Rompin Ronnie Hawkins says, Canada is the “promised land.” In his newest song, Ole Love, […]