Could you be a MINIMALIST?

Karen Shinn, Downsizing Diva - May.24,2017

At this time of year, it’s time to put away heavy coats, boots, scarves, hats and mittens and bring out warm-weather clothes!

It’s time to “lighten-up” because most of us are holding on to too much stuff!

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Don’t Put Your Future in “Jeopardy”

Heather Freed, CFP®, CLU, CHS, Certified Financial Planner, Insure Your Freedom - Apr.21,2017

Why is insurance and financial planning relevant to your business?  Let me count the ways that they can prevent you from falling into “Jeopardy”.

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Reduce Your Taxes By Charitable Donations And Bequests

Tina Tehranchian, MA, CFP, CLU, CHFC, Branch Manager and Senior Financial Planner, Assante Capital Management Ltd. - Apr.20,2017

Most of us give to causes that we deeply care about and usually the tax incentives are not top of mind when we donate to a charity. However, by having a strategic approach to your philanthropy you can substantially reduce taxes on your income and the estate taxes payable after your death.

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Open Doors for Others – Key Message from IWD Event

Maureen McCabe, - Mar.22,2017

On March 1st we gorged on a plethora of inspirational ideas as well as delicious hors d’oeuvres at holts café. Moving Up and Giving Back, Making an Impact in Social Responsibility was the theme for CAWEE’s 2017 IWD celebration.  

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The importance of having a wealth strategy

Jennifer A. Dewling, Genova Private Management Inc. - Mar.22,2017

There is a lot of advice being offered on the topic of personal finance. It can seem contradictory and often times confusing. The truth is there is no universal financial advice that applies to everyone equally, except perhaps to spend less than you earn.

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Three Leadership Volunteer Roles That Look Great On Your Resume

Camara Chambers, Director of Community Engagement at Volunteer Toronto - Mar.22,2017

If you're thinking about your next career move and your resume is looking a little lack-lustre, volunteering may be a way to bolster your leadership experience and jazz up your skills set. While the word "volunteering" often brings to mind images of a bustling soup kitchen and unflattering hairnets, volunteering nowadays is much more varied than you may think. With over 12.7 million Canadians volunteering each year, there are many ways to give back to your community while developing your own skills and experience.

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Taking Care of Business: Progress Place Toronto Finding Work and Mental Wellness

Martha Dove, Martha Dove & Associates - Mar.22,2017
Looking for a job? Stay at home mom returning to work? Recent college graduate? Downsized from corporate merger? Mental health patient?
On the road to recovery? Motivated? Want to get back to work? But who would hire someone who might still be "crazy"?   Someone whose life had been interrupted by mental illness?
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Networking on an Empty Stomach

Usha Sthankiya, - Feb.22,2017

It's 6:30 pm on a Wednesday evening. You enter a dimly lit room that's already abuzz with the sounds of talking and laughter. Smartly dressed waiters glide around the room offering trays of beautifully presented hors d'oeuvres. Drinks are flowing and conversation is in full swing. Everyone here seems relaxed, confident. You, on the other hand, have arrived after a full day at the office, complete with a working lunch and barely any time to leave your desk. Your blood sugar levels are low, and your mind is still on the last fire you put out before you dashed off, suddenly remembering this commitment. You've had too many of these evenings recently, and would rather be on your way home instead of standing around in uncomfortable shoes and tight trousers. Sound familiar?

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