How to go about securing the best return for your investment in Canada.
Why You Should Make ‘Career Cushioning’ Part of Your Job This Year + MORE Feb 1st
Have you ever casually browsed job boards, just to see what’s out there? Taken a recruiter’s call, even though you’re not sure you want to leave your current role anytime soon? Started a side hustle because it never hurts to have a Plan B? Congratulations, you were “career cushioning”—wh.... More »
Google didn't think its Bard AI was 'really ready' for a product yet, says Alphabet chairman, days after the chatbot's very public mistake tanked the company's stock - Yahoo Canada Finance Feb 14th
Google didn't think its Bard AI was 'really ready' for a product yet, says Alphabet chairman, days after the chatbot's very public mistake tanked the company's stock Yahoo Canada FinanceAlphabet Chairman John Hennessy explains why Google was hesitant to put out its ChatGPT competitor .... More »
SVB collapse: Could bank failures happen in Canada? - CTV News + MORE Mar 15th
SVB collapse: Could bank failures happen in Canada? CTV NewsThe world struggles to predict financial fallout from California bank collapse CBC.caUS Regulators Start Soliciting Interest for Signature Bank Bids BNN BloombergOpinion: Silicon Valley Bank collapse shows C.... More »
Bernice is debt free and has savings, but wonders if she should start investing in the stock market + MORE Jan 30th
The 35-year-old millennial has her financial house largely in order, says investment adviser Jason Heath, but she may want to consider stock investments in addition to her TFSA and savings accounts.... More »
Frankie earns $53,000 but has a mountain of credit card debt. Can he ever climb out of this hole? Feb 20th
The 24-year-old Toronto writer says tracking his spending was a ‘wake-up call,’ but feels ‘it’s never too late’ to get his financial house back in order.... More »
Shannon Lee Simmons defines “emotional return on investment” and her take on personal debt
Three-time author, founder and Certified Financial Planner Shannon Lee Simmons is no stranger to going off-budget—and she’s not afraid to talk about it. After quitting her Bay Street job to start her own advice-only financial planning firm, the New School of Finance, she found herself in more debt than she planned for. Instead of drowning in guilt and shame, she sought to pay it off in a sustainable way. Today, Simmons helps clients and readers find their way through similar obstacles and life challenges—with “awesome, accessible and affordable financial planning advice.” Take notes as she walks us through everything from her definition of necessary splurges to reframing your views on personal debt.
Who are your money heroes?
My first boss on Bay Street. She taught me so much. She was such an inspiration and a total boss.
How do you like to spend your free time?
Always with my fam’. I have two young boys, so we get up to a bunch of stuff every weekend. We are at home in the woods…