Money

The ecology of wealth

What does it mean to have billions in wealth and be wracked by insecurity?

Savvy travel hacker explains how to fly abroad on the cheap

Travel the world for next to nothing with not-so-secret travel hacking tips from entrepreneur and travel coach Matt Bailey
Nickels & dimes: Chasing Vancouver's living wage

Chasing Vancouver's living wage

Vancouver's living wage creeps ever upward. Did you make the cut?

Cast a ballot, make your voice heard in the Vancity Board election

I should tell you straight away: I am running for re-election for the Vancity Board because I would like to continue working for an organization that makes a real difference in people’s...

Canadian Body Shop founder Margot Franssen puts financial force behind Canadian Women's Foundation

When asked if she always wanted to be in business, the founder and former president of Body Shop Canada, Margot Franssen laughs and says no. She was a party girl in high school, she says,and after...

Local campaign challenges Canadians to change charitable giving

The scenario: The new Starbucks coffee splashes in front of the screens of your sparkly eyes, in all it's chocolate-covered whip cream glory, as you hold a cold latte. The challenge: Don't buy it....

Vancouver start up raises 3.1 M$ without VC’s and conventional angels

This news came out last week but what’s interesting abut Jostle’s $3 million round is where the funding came from.  Here is their release: “Jostle Corporation revealed today that it has secured...

Road to success for Canadian Pension Plan paved with complexity

CPP's portfolio includes investments in a wide range of companies across sectors, including large allocations to the biggest oil producers and players in controversial projects.

An open letter to Visa Canada

In the wake of Visa Canada's proposed fee hikes, president of The Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC) Ron Orr wrote an open letter to Canada's leading payment card program, raising his...

Vancouver can reinvent the global economy: Vancity

And the nation's leading credit union has the figures to prove it.