Money is the top stressor for Canadians today

Kelley Keehn, author, finance educator and Consumer Advocate for FP Canada, talks about stress, money and tough times due to COVID

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi, Kelley Keehn, author, finance educator and Consumer Advocate for FP Canada, talks about stress, money and tough times due to COVID.  

Surviving a bankruptcy and becoming successful

Sue Styles, a professional speaker and author and CEO of Maximized Results Consulting, talks about surviving a bankruptcy and becoming successful

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi, Sue Styles, a professional speaker and author and CEO of Maximized Results Consulting, talks about surviving a bankruptcy and becoming successful.  

Money is number one cause of stress for Canadians

Money (38 per cent) outranks personal health (25 per cent), work (21 per cent) and relationships (16 per cent) as the top source of stress in Canadians' lives

Money is number one cause of stress for CanadiansConsistent with previous years, in 2020 money is the number one cause of stress for Canadians by a large margin, according to the latest FP Canada survey. The Financial Stress Index found that money (38 per cent) outranks personal health (25 per cent), work (21 per cent) and relationships (16 per cent) as the top…

Chinese-Canadians face discrimination because of COVID-19

Media coverage, political tension between Canada and China may fuel ‘shadow pandemic’ of racist behaviour: U of A social psychologist

Chinese-Canadians face discrimination because of COVID-19A majority of Chinese-Canadians say they’ve been victims of discrimination as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research by the University of Alberta and Angus Reid Institute. In the first survey of its kind since the pandemic was declared, more than 500 Canadians of Chinese ethnicity were asked about their experiences with discriminatory…

Federal standards, investment urged to fix long-term care system

Immediate improvements for nursing home workforce needed before next crisis hits, says U of A researcher

Federal standards, investment urged to fix long-term care systemCanada needs to take immediate actions to ensure nursing homes are ready for a possible second wave of COVID-19, according to the chair of an expert working group charged with solving Canada’s long-term care collapse. “If we do nothing else, in the short and longer term, the workforce has to be addressed,” said Carole Estabrooks,…

Canada’s donor base needs a government boost

A temporary dollar-for-dollar matching program is affordable – and necessary for the health of the charitable sector

Canada’s donor base needs a government boostWhen it comes to shoring up Canada’s troubled charitable sector, we’ve heard good words. “I appreciate the need to protect the entire (charitable) sector to keep it resilient, to make sure that it thrives and doesn't collapse and comes out strong after COVID-19 is over,” federal Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen told the Canadian Press…

Powerful Passport II Pro ups the ante for device chargers

It has a compact design and works super-fast, plus it has adapters for use in 200 countries so is great for travel

A one-size-fits-all travel-sized multi-port charger for the majority of our gadgets may seem impossible. But Zendure seems to think its new Passport II Pro will do the trick. So do their followers. In fact, the company’s recent Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign was fully funded in just two hours. Sixty-one watts of power The new-generation Zendure Passport…

Five ways COVID-19 will change the food business

New eating and shopping habits likely here to stay as pandemic measures ease, U of A food economist predicts

Five ways COVID-19 will change the food businessEating at home more and sticking with online delivery or takeout are habits likely to persist even as pandemic measures ease, according to one expert. “The ‘new normal’ is unlikely to be the same for retail and food service as life was in January of 2020,” when the first case of COVID-19 was reported in…

Federal tax hikes would do more harm than good

Our high income tax rates discourage productive economic activity and put Canada at a competitive disadvantage

Federal tax hikes would do more harm than goodBy Jake Fuss and Tegan Hill The Fraser Institute On July 8, the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will release a “snapshot” of federal finances, the first such update since the COVID-19 crisis began. The government may also soon look to raise taxes to try to increase government revenue, either to finance new spending…

6% of Canadians unable to afford food or shelter

Nearly 1 in 4 (22%) are very stressed about their overall financial, while 25% are not stressed at all

6% of Canadians unable to afford food or shelterThe COVID-19 pandemic has had some serious consequences for Canadians and their finances. Here are some key results from a result survey by J.D. Power on the impact the crisis has had on people: General Perceptions  1 in 4 Canadians (24%) are working fewer hours and 12% temporarily lost their jobs and still not working,…
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