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Portfolio/Interviews

Big Cajun Man shares RDSP, RESP expertise

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Money management, Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan | 0 comments

17 July, 2014 By Sheryl Smolkin   Click here to listen Hi, As part of the savewithspp.com continuing series of podcast interviews with personal finance bloggers, today I’m talking to the “Big Cajun Man,” author of the Canadian Personal Finance Blog. In real life, he is actually, Alan Whitton, a mild-mannered government civil servant and father of four, living in Ottawa. Alan has been blogging about finance and consumerism for about ten years, focusing on real life...

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Robb Engen takes on new challenges

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Money management, Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan | 0 comments

19 June, 2014 By Sheryl Smolkin Click here to listen Hi, Today in savewithspp.com’s continuing series of interviews with financial bloggers, we talk with Robb Engen. Robb is “Echo” from the very popular Canadian personal finance blog Boomer & Echo. He also has a bi-weekly column in the Toronto Star where his research focuses on budgeting, banking, credit cards, and debt management. Robb is a happily married Dad living in Southern Alberta. Over the past five years he has gone from...

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Sheryl Smolkin interviewed about vacation policies

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Deleted, Portfolio/Interviews | 0 comments

http://www.sherylsmolkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/SherylinterviewedonScottThompsonshow.wma Sheryl Smolkin was interviewed for  The Scott Thompson Show on AM900 CHML News/Talk in Hamilton about vacation legislation and policies in Ontario.  

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Dave Dineen’s retirement journey

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in Money management, Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan | 0 comments

22 May 2014 By Sheryl Smolkin   Dave Dineen in Barcelona Click here to listen Hi, Today in savewithspp.com we continue our series of interviews with personal finance bloggers. Dave Dineen’s blog “Dave’s retirement journey” appears on Sun Life’s brighterlife.ca Dave retired in December 2010 in his mid-50s. Before retiring, he spent 30+ years in marketing for several financial services companies, most recently, for Sun Life. He writes about what it actually feels like to be...

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Krystal Yee blogs her way to financial independence

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Money management, Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan | 0 comments

24 April, 2014 By Sheryl Smolkin   Click here to listen Hi, Today we are continuing with the 2014 savewithSPP.com series of podcast interviews with personal finance bloggers. I’m talking to Krystal Yee who blogs on “Give me back my five bucks” and the “Frugal Wanderer.” With over eight years of professional experience in marketing, communications, and writing, her career has spanned a variety of different industries. From ghost writing in the provincial government, event...

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Sheryl Smolkin interviewed: Medical marijuana in the workplace

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in HR Issues, Legal, Portfolio/Interviews | 0 comments

Sheryl Smolkin interviewed on CHCH Square Off about medical marijuana in the workplace March 25, 2o14 As of April 1 people who require the drug for a legitimate health reason will only need a doctor’s prescription, instead of a license from Health Canada. According to Health Canada estimates, Canada’s “legal marijuana supply industry” could reach $1.3 billion in sales by 2024, with an estimated 450,000 Canadians eventually becoming users of medical marijuana. The big issue for the...

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