Finance Blog

By Ann Kaplan Mulholland

“Why do people go into finance? Because they found accounting too exciting.”


The Trump Effect

Donald Trump’s election to the highest office in town knocked a lot of us off our pins. Potentially worse, though, is what’s still to come. A simmering broth of fear bubbles beneath people’s anticipation of the future, particularly as it relates to their personal fortunes. Precisely what a Trump presidency spells for the markets and Canadians’ investments therein remains very much to be seen, but speculation on the...


Personal Finance at Election Time

Okay…now I am getting concerned…really concerned. It is not about a particular political party, it is about us, the public, where we need to have opportunities and vehicles to save money in. Safely. We need our great government and regulatory bodies to keep our savings safe so we can retire in comfort…and have the comfort to know we are taking care of ourselves. We need the government to also encourage us to be...


Bank regulation – what of “Shadow Banks?”

Bank regulation – what of “Shadow Banks?” Is there a solution? Press release: (TORONTO – FEBRUARY 22, 2012) – The President and CEO of Canada’s largest non-bank unsecured consumer lending company remains steadfast in her belief about the need for more transparency between the bank and non-bank financial systems. This will be a sentiment she will continue to raise later this month in London, England in follow up...