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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A budding career: Alum Hanoz Kapadia

Hanoz Kapadia

Hanoz Kapadia, BA-Accounting '02, MAcc ’02 utilizes his SAF education to lead the change in the cannabis, consulting and AI industry.

The cannabis industry is booming and Hanoz Kapadia credits the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) for giving him the confidence to not only be part of the decision-making, but to own it.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Engaging Your Newly Remote Workforce

Four emplyees sitting around a table talking

By: Leslie Berger-Associate Professor Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University & Adam Presslee-Assistant Professor School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Alumni leads courier service in delivering PPE to frontline healthcare workers

 Shikha Gandhi

COVID-19 has seen entire industries retooling their production to make personal protection equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers. With all the PPE that’s being produced, Purolator Canada was the logistics company selected by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Federal Government to deliver the PPE to hospitals across the country.
 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Pension Challenges Due to the Virus Crisis

Neal Stoughton, Professor of Finance

Among the many significant impacts of the recent crisis is the effect on individual pensions. Retirees are heavily dependent on other pension funds or savings as the average social security benefit is only $1500 per month. Pensions can come in many forms such as 401(k), IRA, Roth IRA, defined benefit, and defined contribution.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Making smart financial choices in times of crisis

Tracy Hilpert School of Accounting and Finance

Worrying about finances can impact your physical and mental well-being and create strain within relationships. In a summary of research communicated by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, 48% of Canadians say they’ve lost sleep because of financial worries.

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