Women, Wealth and True Empowerment

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

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

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,...

Prosperity Roadmap – Career and financial planning for partners

Prosperity Roadmap – Career and financial planning for partners

A lawyer’s career is a long-term endeavour involving years of education, training and developing technical expertise. Having ascended to the position of partner, you have likely seen and heard it all over the years, both professionally and personally. Yet no matter...

Giving with confidence: A happy dilemma

Giving with confidence: A happy dilemma

When it comes to charitable giving, many Canadians face a dilemma: deciding how much they can afford to give and deciding where their charitable dollars will have the greatest impact. Fortunately, we see this as a happy dilemma. After all,...

Protecting your biggest asset

Protecting your biggest asset

We all know that life is priceless, but what are you worth in dollar terms? Can you come up with a figure, even if it’s only an estimate? Of course, this will vary enormously from one person to the next. In general, however, the younger you are, the lower your...

3 keys to financial planning for the sandwich generation

3 keys to financial planning for the sandwich generation

Despite our enormous diversity, there are some commonalities found in families across Canada, including ups and downs, petty squabbles and unconditional love. For Canadians in the sandwich generation – those with both children and living parents – there’s an added...

How Life Insurance Fits Into Your Overall Financial Plan

How Life Insurance Fits Into Your Overall Financial Plan

What comes to mind when you hear “life insurance”? A monetary gift for your children? An old-fashioned financial tool? An unnecessary expense? Life insurance is many things, including misunderstood. Many people have only a vague idea – and sometimes significant...

Oh what a night! Fashion Heals for SickKids turns 5

Oh what a night! Fashion Heals for SickKids turns 5

As the week winds down, I’m taking a moment to reflect on what just happened: Fashion Heals celebrated its fifth edition! About 5+ years ago, Nat Korol and I had the idea to find a fun, interesting way to make a difference, and we decided to focus our efforts on...