Entries by Lucy Conte

The sunny side of Covid

  The Danforth was busier than usual that Friday night as I cycled home after a social-distancing comedy show in Bickford Park. But not for the usual reasons. It was peppered with city workers, unloading dozens of planters from towering trucks and lining them along freshly-painted bicycle lanes. This was the moment I had dreamed […]

Still living different

Financial Consultant Valerie Pippy returned from her third Live Different build trip in the Dominican Republic this past March. We couldn’t be more proud of her warmth, generosity and fighting spirit. Joining her on the trip were clients Roger Kenrick and Sybil Veenman. Staffers Mary Marsillo, Megan Saxton, Paul Robinson and Lucy Conte also made […]

5 resolutions for financial health

Fire up the juicer and slap on the spandex – it’s resolution time, everybody! But don’t forget to take care of your financial health as well. Here’s a short list of recommendations from the financial planning experts at T.E. Wealth, to help keep you fiscally fit this year. 1. Update your will and powers of […]

Business as usual no more: How the retail, travel and restaurant industries have changed since the financial crisis

Though we’ve recovered for the most part, a few industries haven’t exactly gone back to business as usual since the crisis of 2008. At the height of it, the retail, travel and restaurant industries took drastic measures to keep us spending. This meant offering deep discounts and catering to our increasingly impatient attitudes, and when […]

Travel risks you should plan for

With endless possibilities now open to travellers, the world has become accessible in ways that were once unimaginable. This can make planning your next getaway an exhilarating experience, so the last thing you want to think about is how it might go off the rails. But as the old adage goes, you’ve got to hope […]

Building hope

Last fall, T.E. Consultant Valerie Pippy closed the chapter on her 30-year career in our Toronto office. She will continue to work out of our Newfoundland office for a few more years as she transitions to full-time retirement. In true Valerie fashion, even this was an occasion to be of service to others. A farewell […]