Achieving Financial Confidence During Retirement

Everyone has their own vision of an ideal retirement. For some, it means escaping winter for warm climates and playing as much golf as possible. For others, it’s all about time with grandchildren, volunteer work or pursuing favourite hobbies. One thing that no one...

Smart Financial Planning for Business Owners

Being a business owner can be stressful at the best of times. Amid mandatory lockdowns, unpredictable stock markets and a widespread economic slowdown, the past few months have dialed up the pressure and uncertainty even more than usual. Every business owner has their...

Simple Steps for Gaining Financial Confidence

The pandemic has changed many things, not least of which is thrusting parents – especially mothers, it seems – into the role of homeschool support teacher. This is just one more responsibility being placed on the shoulders of working women who already had plenty to...

Guiding Millennials to a Brighter Financial Future

Before the pandemic struck, Millennials were already facing financial challenges with steady work sometimes hard to come by and housing prices often out of reach. The current situation is adding to the complexity that those currently in their early 20s to late 30s are...

Staying on Course by Getting Back to Basics

It feels like time has turned upside down during the pandemic. Working from home has disrupted our schedules, and the intense news cycle has us living our lives one day at a time. It’s hard to believe how much and how quickly things have changed since Canada went into...

How can we use this crisis as an opportunity to grow stronger?

If you’re like me, the days are definitely blurring one into the next. I certainly recognize that the current stay-at-home measures are in place for good reason, and my heart goes out to all the people struggling with the medical, financial and emotional toll this...

Finding motivation in a world turned upside down

When you read the endless negative news these days, it can make you want to crawl under your blanket and wait out the craziness. But that's not who I am. Entrepreneurs sign up for uncertainty from the get-go. While no one wants the current situation, it’s here and we...

5 ways to strengthen your business during market volatility

Small business owners are often reluctant to spend money or make changes during an economic downturn. However, downturns can be an ideal time to invest in your business and improve day-to-day operations in ways that will have lasting effects. Every market downturn...

Women, Wealth and True Empowerment

If you’re a woman, you should do something this Sunday you may have never done. It will save you untold dollars. It will cost you a coffee. You should sit down with your partner (male or female) and “have the talk” – the talk about money. After all, Sunday is...

Moving mountains together: An opportunity for impact

Eliminating hunger and poverty. Curing diseases. Building a just society. These are just some of the big, audacious goals that charities are trying to tackle within Canada and around the world. But much like gazing up from the base of a mountain and imagining the...

Filling the social deficit: A role for everyone

In Canada, we are fortunate to have a robust system of social good services and supports. Options for everything from mental health counseling and immigrant settlement services to sporting programs and cultural initiatives are available across the country. However,...