Month: March 2019

A millennial’s guide to financial planning for baby

Growing your family is expensive. It’s why a good many millennials are having fewer children or opting out of parenthood altogether. They simply can’t afford it. In the US, the birth rate is the lowest it’s been in 30 years. In Canada, too, one in five millennials are actively delaying parenthood. Childcare costs are a […] Read more…

The case for paternity leave: Benefits for working moms

The call for paternity leave continues to build steam. In Canada, the federal government introduced a new ‘Use it or Lose it’ leave for non-birth parents aimed specifically at fathers. It’s eligible to parents of babies born on or after March 17, 2019. Last month, Spain took steps to equalize leave for fathers as well […] Read more…

6 ways to dismantle sexism at work

The #MeToo movement started well over a year ago, but that doesn’t mean sexual harassment, misogyny and sexist remarks no longer happen at work. It remains a frequent occurrence, sometimes overt, but more often subtle and insidious.   No industry or company is fully free of biased behavior and commentary. The issue is especially prevalent […] Read more…