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

3 Ways You Can Help Newcomers

Written by Yuki Hayashi3 minute read Imagine fleeing your home, risking your life, sacrificing your career and property, and leaving your loved ones behind, all in the hope of finding safety in a far-off land. This is the reality for millions of civilians around the world, as they flee conflict, poverty and violence. Every year, … Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Help Newcomers