Five things you should know before you start your work day on Jan. 16

Although HELOCS are widely sold, “many consumers appear to lack awareness of the terms and conditions of this financial product, exposing them to the risk of over‑borrowing, debt persistence, uninformed decision-making and wealth erosion,” the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada says. Good morning, readers! We look at an in-depth examination of the expanded CPP, the …

Five things you should know before you start your work day on Jan. 18

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou lives in Vancouver while she awaits word of extradition to the U.S.Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Good morning, at the end of this week. Today’s roster ranges from the overlooked oil sector, the Husky bail-out, the un-American World Bank, the “everyman” investor, unusual house arrest,. All very interesting reads; please enjoy! UNHAPPY …

Five things you should know before you start your work day on Jan. 17

The stock selloff will scrape discretionary income from the wealthiest of us. Good morning, readers! A variety of reading for you today: The first of what will likely be a handful of banks cutting mortgage rates, regretful retirees experience something that prevents them saving enough for their post-working lives, Joe Chidley outlines why a hard-Brexit …

The business tips your team should learn from Santa

Just think of the logistics that go in to making Santa's big day a success, and follow his management practices.Sheri Determan/WENN.com Christmas is just a few weeks away, so let’s settle one thing right off the top. I believe in Santa Claus. He’s as real to me as my love for my family. In the …

Five things you should know about before you start your work day on March 14

The grain backlog for farmers is the worst since 2013.Larry Wong/Edmonton Journal files Howdy, Calgary-based correspondent Geoffrey Morgan bringing you up to speed on the day’s top business stories. First, the appetizer: The Canadian dollar – on a wild ride since U.S. President Donald Trump first threatened tariffs on imported steel and aluminum – fell …

What kind of managers do millennials want to work for?

Companies are obsessed with understanding millennials better. As the largest demographic in the workforce, attracting and retaining this highly dynamic and savvy generation is vital for their current and future success. And for the most part, they’re getting it wrong. Corporate culture has become an integral component to a company’s strategy. Hiring business coaches to …