You've got questions? We've got answers! From ice cream to eye cream to zero-growth economics
The Cost of Living team answers your questions: Summer 2021 edition
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You've got questions? We've got answers!
We're kicking off the summer on the Cost of Living by answering another batch of listener queries about money.
Madhia Chowdury dropped us a line from Calgary asking why two fancy ice cream stores would set up shop in the same neighbourhood — both offering similar frozen treats.
Christina Silva in Edmonton asked "why are eye creams so expensive relative to other basic moisturizers?"
Dan Kramer from Allenford, Ontario asked "Why do economies have to grow? … explain the concept of the zero growth economy and its pros and cons."
Wayne Horner from St. Thomas, Ontario, called us with a question about everyday banking transactions.
Why, in today's age of instant payments and transfers, does it take banks multiple business days to process bill payments?