Canada’s Outdated Tax System | Strictly Money
Saijal sits down with Trevor Parry, Tax Strategist at TRP Strategy Group, to discuss the issues with Canada’s current tax system and the ways it can be updated and improved.
The Financial Toll of Addiction & Separation | Strictly Money
Saijal sits down with Lisa Gelman, Lawyer and Founder of Gelman and Associates, to discuss how to protect your finances against addiction, unsanctioned spending, and separation.
Women’s Economic Security & Prosperity | Strictly Money
Saijal welcomes Pamela Jeffrey, Founder and CEO of The Prosperity Project, to discuss the progress made by women in corporate leadership and financial wealth, and the results of the Project’s latest Gender Diversity & Leadership report card.
Home & Auto Insurance | Opportunities in REITs
Saijal is joined by Matt Hands, Vice President of Insurance and Money Sense at RateHub.ca – and Dennis Mitchell, CEO & CIO of Starlight Capital.
How Ready Is Canada for Open Banking?
Saijal speaks with Sanjay Pathak, Partner, Tech Strategy & Digital Transformation Services at KPMG, to discuss the concept of Open Banking and how Canadians will benefit from it.
Saving on Your Grocery Bill | Financial Planning Tax Credit
Saijal is joined by Natasha Macmillan, Director of Everyday Banking at Ratehub.ca – and Sebastien Labrecque, Chief Economist at StrategyCorp.
The Relationship Between Investors and Financial Advisors
Saijal welcomes Jean-Paul Bureaud, Executive Director at the Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR) to discuss investors and advisors, and the current relationship between the two.
Seniors & Reverse Mortgages | High Interest & Borrowing Rates
Saijal is joined by Shokhrukh, VP of North American Financial Institutions at DBRS Morningstar – as well as Ron Butler, Mortgage Broker at Butler Mortgage.
Buying & Saving Money on Insurance
Saijal speaks with Jason Heath, Fee-only Financial Planner at Objective Financial Partners, to discuss buying insurance during a time of increased debt and a cost-of-living crisis, and why buying protection could save you from a bigger financial burden.
A “Perilously Close” World Recession in 2023
Saijal welcomes Sebastien Mc Mahon, Chief Strategist at iA Financial Group, to discuss the World Bank’s prediction that the global economy will come “perilously close” to a recession in 2023, led by weaker growth in all of the world’s top economies.
Looking Ahead to 2023
Saijal Is Joined by Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist at IG Wealth Management, to Give His Economic Outlook for 2023.
J.D. Power’s 2022 Wealth Management Digital Experience Report
Saijal welcomes Mike Foy, Senior Director of Wealth Intelligence at J.D. Power, to discuss the results of their latest report on the needs and experiences of its financial service customers over the past year.
Meet The Host
Saijal Patel is the Founder and CEO of Saij Elle/Saij Wealth Consulting Inc., a financial consultancy and education platform with a mission to help women create financial independence and security through the company’s unique holistic Strictly Money program, financial institutions better serve the needs of female investors, and companies build effective financial wellness & inclusion programs for all employees.
With more than twenty years’ experience in the financial industry in North America and Asia, she is Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and has held positions as a financial advisor and analyst.
Saijal is a former business anchor and correspondent for Canada’s Business News Network (BNN) and CNBC Asia. She’s delivered commentary and analysis on Asian economies, stock markets and corporate news to more than 300 million households around the world. Her coverage earned her recognition as one of the most influential South Asian Women Executives in the Media and Entertainment Industry.