Strictly Money | Affordability and Debt Post-pandemic
Financial Literacy Month wraps up with a look at credit card debt and living affordability with Philip Petursson of IGM Financial and Rebecca Oakes of Equifax.
Strictly Money | Preparing for the Cost of Retirement
Financial Literacy Month continues with a look at longevity risk. Saijal welcomes Fraser Stark, from Purpose Investments, and Jason Heath, from Objective Financial Planners, to help ensure your retirement savings last as long as you do.
Strictly Money | Writing and Understanding Wills
Continuing in her Financial Literacy Month series, Saijal is joined by Aaron Edgar, Estate Planning Lawyer at Edgar Chana Law, to chat wills. How to write them properly, how to update them, and the fees involved.
Strictly Money | Financial Literacy and Building Cash Flow
Saijal kicks off Financial Literacy Month with Gail Henderson from Queen’s University, and Stephanie Holmes-Winton, Ceo of CacheFlo, to look at the financial health of Canadians today.
Strictly Money | Understanding Investment Fees
Saijal welcomes Jean-Paul Bureaud, executive director at the Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights, to try and eliminate the confusion surrounding investment-related fees.
Strictly Money | Avoiding Scams and Really Bad Advice
Saijal welcomes Laura Tamblyn Watts, CEO of CanAge, with insights to better protect seniors from fraud, and Pamela McDonald, from the BC Securities Commission, to look at fraud warning signs for any new investor.
Strictly Money | Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans
Saijal is joined by Randy Bauslaugh, from McCarthy Tetrault LLP, to help unpack employer-sponsored retirement plans to better understand fees and benefits.
Strictly Money | Investment Insights From the Experts
Saijal welcomes Diana Avigdor, Portfolio Manager and Head of Trading at Barometer Capital, to help take some of the intimidation out of investing and how to avoid the big mistakes
Strictly Money | Taking Advantage of Taxes
Financial expert Evelyn Jacks joins Saijal to look at Canada’s tax system and simple strategies for everyday Canadians to keep more of their earnings
Strictly Money | Taxes and Investments
Greg Taylor, from Purpose Investments, joins Saijal to discuss tax strategies for businesses and forecasts for investing before a financial psychologist, Dr. Moira Somers shares 10 skills that will help you become wise with money
Strictly Money | Don’t Let Debt Get You Down
Rebecca Oakes, analytics expert, and Jason Heath, financial planner, join Saijal for a discussion on personal debt management and how to maximize your home investment
Strictly Money | Inflation and Personal Debt
Saijal Saij Elle is joined by Martin Lefebvre, CIO of National Bank Investments, and Lesley Marks, CIO of Mackenzie Investments.
Strictly Money | Modern Marriage Contracts
Saijal welcomes Financial Divorce Specialist, Eva Sachs, and Family Lawyer, Anna-Marie Musson for an in-depth discussion on joint investments and what happens in the case of a separation
Strictly Money | Make Confident Decisions With Your Money
Saijal Patel welcomes George Blount, a financial therapist and the founder of nBalance Financial, to help Canadians re-evaluate their financial literacy during these uncertain times.
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.