EP1724 – Innovation in Financial Services: Does a new savings account really count?

September 19, 2017

The Digital Factory is Scotiabank’s “Innovation Hub” and they are celebrating the launch of its first product.  Is it an AI, blockchain, bitcoin, self-driving, biometric drone?  Nope.  It’s a new…savings account.  We’ll talk fintech at the big banks.  And fintech with a genuine start-up.  The founder of a new payments offering called Stack will join us.  We’ll review a new consumer opinion poll on RESPs, and talk to Doug Hoyes, the author of “Straight Talk on Your Money – The Biggest Financial Myths and Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.”  

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The New Reality of Real Estate

August 23, 2017

We talk to David Coffey about the new regulatory measures and a recent rate hike and how it has changed the dynamics and how it is affecting the seller psychology.

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Get Smarter About Money

August 23, 2017

We talk to Tyler Fleming from the Ontario Securities Commission about how to get more help for you to get a handle on your investments.                                                            

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How To Talk About Money With Your Kids

August 23, 2017

We talk to New York Times Columnist, and parent, Ron Lieber with tips on how to talk about money with your kids.

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EP1723 – The Opposite of Spoiled: How to Raise Financially Independent Kids

August 22, 2017

New York Times Columnist, and parent, Ron Lieber offers tips on how to talk about money with your kids, and what to do about allowance, smart phone plans and peer pressure. And, Get Smarter About Money.  The online resource from the Ontario Securities Commission has been redesigned and has even more to help you get a handle on your investments. Plus, the new reality of Real Estate, and a Canadian FinTech that helps small businesses offer client financing option.

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Sharing Personal Stories Can Improve Financial Outcomes

August 16, 2017

We look at how sharing personal stories can improve financial outcomes with Monica Da Ponte.

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Do Banks Have a Conflict of Interest When It Comes To Financial Literacy

August 16, 2017

We talk to Neil Parmenter, incoming President of the Canadian Bankers Association about addressing the risk of a conflict of interest.

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What Happens To Your “Digital Assets” When You Die

August 16, 2017

We talk to Keith Masterman about the “digital assets” in our estate plan which includes all the social media accounts and documents stored on computers.  We’ll look at why it might make sense to include them and how to do it.

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EP1722 – Digital Assets: What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

August 15, 2017

We all have social media accounts and documents stored on computers.  But I would bet none of us have included those “digital assets” in our estate plan.  We’ll look at why it might make sense and how to do it.  And, walking a fine line on Financial Literacy.  When it comes to the banks, how do we address the risk of a conflict of interest?  We’ll talk to the incoming president of the Canadian Bankers Association.  Then, success through storytelling.  We’ll look at how sharing personal stories can improve financial outcomes.    

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Are There Too Many Mutual Funds In Canada

August 9, 2017

We talk to Carol Lynde about the new choice for mutual funds from Bridgehouse Asset Management.

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