Tina Tehranchian, MA, CFP®, CLU®, CHFC® Assante Capital Management Ltd. - Oct.18,2017

As human beings we all have a deep desire to leave a life print or legacy. For some of us it means raising responsible children who make us proud and contribute to society and for some of us it means supporting the people, causes and organizations that we deeply care about, with a bequest in our will.

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The Business Lessons I Learned at TIFF 2017

Heather Freed, CFP®, CLU, CHS - Oct.18,2017

This year, it seemed that the common theme in the movies that I saw was “change” – both actual physical change as well as social change.

In business, change is a constant.  In my business, there are many external changes that I need to be aware of...

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HoHoTo Digital Party and Volunteer Opportunities

Lee Dale, CEO - Sep.21,2017

This December 8 marks the date of the 10th annual HoHoTO holiday party, Toronto’s digital community celebration event of the year. This annual event is a chance to give back and help shape the future of the professional community. With over $400,000 raised for local charities, we are proud of what we’ve accomplished over the years, and excited about what lies ahead as we look to shape inclusivity and drive positive, rewarding change across the digital community.

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Proposed Small Business Tax Changes

Heather Freed, CFP, CLU, CHS and Diane Karnay, Counsel at Wilson Vukelich LLP - Sep.20,2017

People have been asking, "What can you tell me about the proposed federal tax changes announced on July 19, 2017 and their effect on small business?"

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Leadership Lessons from the Herd

Tracey Evans, Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre - Sep.20,2017

Leadership. We often think of it in terms of political leaders, team leaders or people who hold a title.  The reality is, leadership is an important attribute in all of us. There are times in life when we need to follow and times in life we need to step up and lead. Maybe it’s leading your family through crisis or just taking the helm of your own life to guide yourself toward your dreams. Leadership skills are something we all need to develop and foster.

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Summer Eating

Susan Patterson, Owner, SupperWorks Leaside - Jul.24,2017

Here are a few ideas how to make your summer more enjoyable through food...

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“May you live in interesting times”

Heather Freed, CFP®, CLU, CHS, Certified Financial Planner, Insure Your Freedom - Jul.24,2017
There is an English expression - “May you live in interesting times”. If you are in the financial industry (like I am), this is a true curse. Nowadays, everything is in constant flux and keeping up with all the changes is difficult.
However, my pain is your gain. Most of these changes have made it easier and faster for consumers to obtain insurance coverage.
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The Sandwich Generation: Managing Children and Aging Loved Ones at the Same Time.

Ashley Kwong, Owner and Creator of Memory & Company ~ Memory Health Club. - Jun.25,2017

Having a family in your life, especially an extended family, can be a blessing. Many of us rely on the help of our parents, grandparents, and in-laws, to help us with baby-sitting, to support us through tough times, and to offer guidance and love when we need it the most.

What happens though, when we are faced with an aging parent or grandparent who needs our help, while we are caring for children? For the first time in history, there are more seniors than children. Plus, the number of potential caregivers are decreasing due to global mobility and decreasing family size. This results in a generation of people who care for both their children and their aging loved one,
known as the “sandwich generation”.

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