3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt Regret

Written by Yuki Hayashi 3 minute read $583: that’s the average amount Canadians planned to spend on gifts last holiday season. According to results of the CPA Canada Holiday Spending Monitor Update, a national poll conducted by Nielsen for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, a whopping 50% of respondents normally don’t set a budget … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt Regret

4 Secrets for Cultivating Holiday Togetherness in 2020

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read Dinners, brunches, decorating, shopping, wish lists, diminishing bank balances, rising stress levels… The holidays are a mixed bag of fun and frenzy. Sometimes, we confuse #holidaygoals (pop culture stereotypes of a beautifully curated, social-media-ready holiday) with holiday goals – our personal wishes for togetherness and connection during the … Continue reading 4 Secrets for Cultivating Holiday Togetherness in 2020

4 Benefits of Having a Strong Core

Written by Lina Bernal 3 minute read Many people think of the core as a nice pair of “sculpted abs” and they work hard to try and achieve that, a goal that takes time and a lot of persistence. But do they really know the real benefits of a strong core? Is there more to … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Having a Strong Core

Tune Out to Tune in: Creating a Household Media Plan

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read Who doesn’t love to veg out in front of the TV or scroll through social media? I certainly do! After a busy day when the kids are finally asleep, I look forward to relaxing and watching an episode of my current streaming obsession. Screens are used in my … Continue reading Tune Out to Tune in: Creating a Household Media Plan

All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Washing hands, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep and being physically active are steps you can take to prevent the flu. The other important action is getting a yearly flu shot. Maybe you’re wavering. Perhaps you’re wondering if you really need the flu shot and if it … Continue reading All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know