Canada Wealth

10 Tips From a Millionaire

Alana Hurov | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Business
Alana Hurov

What does it take to become a millionaire? I posed that question to 52-year-old, self-made millionaire Bobby Genovese. With a net worth of over $200 million dollars, the venture capitalist seems like a pretty perfect person to offer up some valuable advice.

The 10 Money Fears that Block Women From Wealth

Alyson Jones | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

As a therapist I have worked with many successful women who have the "fraud syndrome," where they think they do not deserve the success they are experiencing and that somebody somehow will find out that they are faking it. There are also those who are suspicious of success and power. Here are some of the common blocks and defeating thoughts that women commonly experience.

Tips For Women on How to Handle Their Wealth

Cindy Crean | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Living
Cindy Crean

What should women expect in terms of a financial plan? The plan should include a cash flow projection -- this means how much money you earn and spend in a month, a net worth statement -- which are your assets minus your liabilities, as well as a projection of your net worth throughout their lifetime.

Would It Surprise You To Learn That You're the 1 Per Cent?

Peter Jaworski | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Politics
Peter Jaworski

The rich have gotten richer, but the poor have gotten richer too. Wages have not stagnated. The decline of the middle class that you might have heard about is not due to people earning less and so becoming lower class. The middle class has shrunk because more of us are earning an upper class income.

How to Smooth the Wealth Transfer From Parents to Children

Leanne Kotchonoski | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Business
Leanne Kotchonoski

A successful estate distribution is one in which the family receives as much (and the taxman as little) as possible and the family is still able get together for the holidays without too much drama. Take steps to make this outcome likely by initiating a family discussion today.

Want to Live Longer? Move to a City

Jon Packer | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

As warmer spring weather finally arrives, many of us long for the great outdoors with walks, bike rides and the Holy Grail -- cottage getaways. The notion is that if we could only spend more time out of the city, we'd be both happier and healthier. The reality though is somewhat different.

Top Five Tips For Manifesting Your Dream Life

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

In the early 2000s I started to read about the Dalai Lama. It was a revelation to view the world through the eyes of compassion. Venturing to the grocery store, driving in traffic, all became a practice of kindness. Then after I became comfortable with the concepts of Buddhism. I embarked on yoga. This extended my mindfulness. Now I continue to bring these concepts together and combine them with visualization.

Why Your Doctor Could Be Biased

Stephen Hwang | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada Living
Stephen Hwang

In a recent study researchers called doctors' offices in Toronto while playing the role of a person looking for a family physician. Doctors' offices were 58 per cent more likely to offer an appointment if the caller mentioned that he or she had a high-status job than if he or she mentioned receiving welfare.

We're RICH!

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians are richer than ever, even if they also have near-record debt.A new report by Environics Analytics puts Canadian household net wort...

After a Wild Week of News, Two Stories You Might Have Missed

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

This week has been an emotional roller coaster for Canadians who follow the news. Lost in the shuffle were two stories that were of no particular importance, relatively speaking, to Canadians. One of them is about the way well-heeled Manhattan moms have worked the lineup system at Disney by hiring a disabled person to be a "family member" for the day.

Money Can Buy Happiness When You Invest in Giving

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Imagine if someone walked up to you on the street today and handed you a $20 bill. You'd probably be pretty happy, right? That will get you a good lunch. But you'd be even happier if you used the $20 to buy someone else lunch. It's true, and it's been scientifically proven.

Davos: All Glamour, No Solutions

Glen Pearson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Business
Glen Pearson

I realize that the beautiful spot in Switzerland is where the supposed brightest and best gather for a few sessions, yet the gathered crowd appears to grow more incapable every year at solving the globe's biggest problems. Perhaps the reason is because those gathered are not only intelligent and connected, but are, in fact, incredibly wealthy -- remote and removed from the everyday problems faced by average citizens in both developing and developed nations. There seem to be no effective solutions for growing unemployment, the decline of democracy, the yawning gap between rich and poor, and a world financial system seemingly out of control.

Busting Three Myths of Financial Planning

Deborah Nixon | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Business
Deborah Nixon

Many of us hate organizing our financial lives but love dreaming about our futures. That might be part of the reason that only a third of women have a financial plan. It comes down to the myths we have built up about financial planning.

Creating Young Game Changers in 2013

Deri Latimer | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Impact
Deri Latimer

I am on a mission. My mission is to increase the messaging and information about positive mental health. I believe that the more we practice positive mental health, every day, the less chance there is that negative, debilitating, fateful thoughts, feelings or actions will transpire. There simply will not be room for those thoughts, feelings, and actions to take over.

Farewell, Playground of the 1%

Conrad Black | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Business
Conrad Black

After the persecution I have endured in the United States, I am now persona non grata there, and it is, as a place to live, patria non grata to me also. It has been six months since we left Palm Beach and I have not missed it for a moment.

Occupy Movement Cannot Be Ignored

Martin Lukacs | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada
Martin Lukacs

The placid surface of Canadian politics has been disturbed by an unprecedented burst of popular discontent. Over the last week and a half, dozens of c...

Occupy Toronto: Who Are These People?

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

Gross National... Happiness?

Andrew Cooper | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Andrew Cooper

As a big idea, happiness needs to be taken seriously. As many civil society groups recognize, privileging happiness helps fill a missing "human" gap between the organizational objectives they are advocating and the needs of people on the ground.

Labour Day 2011: What Has Gone Wrong in Canada for Working People?

Ken Georgetti | Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada
Ken Georgetti

One answer is the seemingly insatiable greed of the super rich. It's time for not just union members but all Canadians to demand changes. If we don't start standing up for ourselves, we'll take an even bigger fall in the years ahead.

The Changing Face Of Wealthy Canadians Equals More Immigrants

CP | Posted 08.14.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The face of Canada's wealthy is changing with almost a third of high net worth Canadians reporting they were born outs...