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Taking Stock with Amanda Lang


Taking Stock is a complete round up of all the trending stories Canadians need to know from around the world of business, from finance to economic policies and everything in between, while breaking down the key takeaways of the most important stories that week. 

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opinion What does it mean to be 'house poor' and how can you avoid it?

The journey to home ownership can be exciting, but personal finance columnist Christopher Liew warns about the trappings of becoming 'house poor' -- where an overwhelming portion of your income is devoured by housing costs. Liew offers some practical strategies to maintain better financial health while owning a home.

Step inside Emma Roberts' sumptuous L.A. home

While many celebrity homes look less than lived-in, ranging from spotless minimal to ostentatiously palatial, actor Emma Roberts' Hollywood Hills home is made for curling up with a good book -- or several -- with warm tones, comfortable couches, and antique curiosities in each room (also, a lagoon-style pool in the backyard for summer reads).