Five Leadership Lessons From Malala Yousafzai
The teenage activist at the center of Davis Guggenheim’s new film reminds us that the messenger is just as important as the message.
5 Critical Financial Planning Tips for 20-Somethings
Heres an interactive slide show counting down five things 20-somethings can do today to ensure they have the means to retire in the style when the time comes.
Class of 2013 grads average $35,200 in loans, credit card debt
Between ballooning student loans, credit cards and money owed to family members, graduates of the class of 2013 are facing an average $35,200 in debt, a Fidelity survey found.
CIBC - Are Canadian Entrepreneurs Ready For Retirement?
Canadians are aging, and Canadian entrepreneurs are aging even faster. The number of self-employed who are nearing retirement (ages 55 to 64) has been rising r…
How My Retirement Plans Got Derailed – Big Time
In previous posts I have described how I started working at a major bank when my husband had a serious work place accident. This “temporary” job lasted for almost twenty-five years. I won’t get into the reasons why I left but will continue the story from there. Starting Our Own Business Because of his health, my husband had trouble sticking with any type of employment. We decided to go into business for ourselves mainly so he would have some useful occupation but also because we liked the…
Do we need a debt course and exam before taking on debt?
Massive debt levels with individuals, governments, and corporations are creating big problems in Canada and around the world: The Financial crisis of 2008 occurred because of major debt problems with subprime mortgage lending. All of
Why do we keep falling for economic bubbles - and will we ever learn?
The dizzy rise and dip of Facebook stock this week called to mind the dot-com bust a decade ago - would investors take such risks again, so soon after the 2008 financial crisis? Behavioural economists say yes: Bubbles come from our basic mental flaws
‘Toast To Freedom’: It’s World Press Freedom Day
Each weeknight, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight brings you a smart, sharp and intimate conversation with some of the world’s biggest stars and original thinkers.