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Ep 25 | COVID Finances Pt 2: Relief options in Canada

We review a few relief options that we've heard about, we've noticed some gaps.  Stay safe, wash your hands, and engage with your local, provincial, and federal government. Speak up for others in your community that have been left out of the relief policies. 

Are Canadians Racist? | Episode 21

This week we interview Michelle Robinson of the Native Calgarian Podcast. We were honored to have her as a guest to discuss indigenous polices and share her story.

We dove into how COVID-19 is affecting indigenous people, where Canada's systemic racism come from as well as resources you can leverage to educate yourself and steps you can take to practice cultural safety.

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How Covid-19 will affect your finances? | Episode 20

We've seen significant turbulence in the last week in the markets and most of us have had to make changes to our day to day life and could be now facing concerns over how we pay our bills.  We chat about how this could affect your own finances, what we've been doing, and how we could have set up our society to be more resilient to these kinds of shocks.  We record about a week before posting, so some of the information is behind in terms of closures and travel. This is a great primer for our conversation with Michelle from the Native Calgarian podcast next week. We're all in this together and there's no better time than a pandemic to check your privilege. 

What Is The Patriarchy Scared Of? | Episode 19

Which do you prefer? Taxes or Pitchforks? This week we're talking about how the millionaires and billionaires are scared that we are all going to come after them unless the globe handles the massive amounts of money that are hidden in off shore bank accounts. 

We switch gears half way through and discuss just how long women have been able to manage their own finances. Did you know we couldn't open a bank account on our own until 1964! Insane! 

Tune into to learn about just how far we've come and how much farther we really need to go! 

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Should Healthcare Be Publicly Funded? | Episode 18

This week we discussed if healthcare should be publicly funded. We discussed different surgeries that are no longer be funded in Alberta, who privately funded healthcare actually effects and the ethics of making these decisions.

Tune in as we get heated about these topics that disproportionately effect women. 

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Is Our Tax System Sexist? | Episode 17

This week we are interviewing Dr. Lindsay Tedds a tax professor and researcher in the area of public policy. We cover everything from how user fees are taxed and whether or not that is sexist, maternity leave benefits and how those should be included in income and safe injection sites.

Dr. Tedds shares some amazing policies and insights into how we as a society can continue to move forward and support the most vulnerable populations! 

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What Should You Know About Taxes? | Episode 16

A bit less political than our past and upcoming episodes, but a few key tax dates are quickly approaching. Brush up your knowledge to maximize your return or to ensure you receive your 2020 social assistance.

Interview with Tori Dunlap of Her First 100k | Episode 15

Pink Tax Rebate: Smash the patriarchy by sharing your financial know-how with other women.

This week Janine interviews Tori Dunlap a feminist who is working to dismantle the patriarchy through financial education.  Tori is a negotiation expert and we get her take on sharing salaries in the workplace, thoughts on investing, and learn how did she save $100k by the time she turned 25.  We hope that she inspires you to share your knowledge with other women and keep smashing the patriarchy, one dollar at a time. 

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Who Is The TFSA Actually Helping? | Episode 14

It's 2020 and that means that there is an addition $6,000 for you to contribute to you TFSA.

This week Janine and Tara talk about what the benefits of the TFSA are and who the TFSA actually helps! 

Did you know billions of dollars in tax revenue end up missed because of the tax shelter the TFSA provides. Is this good or bad? Hard to say, tune in to hear what we think! 

Pink Tax Rebate: Open a TFSA and get investing! 

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What Are Your Financial Goals For 2020? | Episode 13

Welcome back to Season 2! 

We are so excited to be back in 2020! 

This week we are talking about what our financial goals are the year. Janine and Tara are planning on maxing out their TFSAs, completing a renovation, donating more, asking for a raise, and investing in equities aligned with their values. 

Talk about jam packed, what are you planning on achieving financially in 2020?

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