More Than Money, hosted by Dave Popowich and Faisal Karmali, is a weekly radio show that explores all the facets of retirement. From financial and investing considerations to fund your lifestyle, to travel and leisure activities, tips and breakthroughs for your health, assisting your family, leaving your wealth to your loved ones, and more, More Than Money covers it all. Portfolio Managers and Investment Advisors Dave and Faisal know that retirement is about more than money and are here to help you navigate this complex, exciting part of your life.
Join us every Saturday at 3:00 PM on Global News Radio (770 CHQR), or browse through our catalogue of previous episodes below.
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Find out how the current global economic situation is affecting us in Canada!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with CIBC’s Deputy Chief Economist, Benjamin Tal, about how he sees the current global trade negotiations playing out, and what impact that could have on the Canadian economy. Then find out how that could trickle down into your portfolio and change your retirement!
Learn about initiatives connecting modern tech and youth to older people in need!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they hear about one group that is making life easier for retirees by connecting generations. They will chat with Ruby Lecot, Executive Director of LINKages Calgary about some exciting programs.
Then, learn about some of the coolest new Canadian innovations to help us as we age that are featured in a competition that AGE-WELL is hosting. Dr. Michael Chrostowski, AGE-WELL’s Business Development and Industry Relations Manager, joins Dave and Faisal to highlight some of the exciting new ideas.
Find out what happens if you over-contribute to your RRSP or TFSA, even by accident!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with Jamie Golombek of CIBC Financial Planning & Advice about what the CRA does if you over-contribute to your RRSP or TFSA, what you can consider if you have accidentally over-contributed, and how to prevent it happening!
Then, find out about some language that is commonly used in estate planning that could result in a fight between your family members! Walsh LLP’s Katharine Zhang joins the show to share details of a recent case’s example, and some tips to make your estate plan clearer for your family.
Find out what our health care might look like in the future!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with aging expert and author Deborah Carr about how artificial intelligence is impacting health care, and how far technology will go to help us stay healthy as we get older — using today’s cutting edge innovations.
Then, what do you dislike discussing most? Money? Health problems? Dave and Faisal talk about a new poll that narrowed down what Canadians are really uncomfortable discussing with Laurie Campbell, CEO of Credit Canada. Find out how to have those awkward conversations when they are necessary!
Find out how to juggle caring for loved ones and your career or retirement!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with author and founder of WorkingDaughter.com, Liz O’Donnell, about the struggle that many baby boomers face as they try to juggle their best earning years of their careers with caring for aging parents or loved ones. She offers some practical tips to help ease the stress of this kind of situation.
Then, are you planning a summer getaway? Randy Sharman, Host of The Informed Traveler on Global News Radio (770CHQR) joins Dave and Faisal to share his tips about new or interesting destinations that retired travelers would love — plus some ways to make your travel experience less stressful!
Find out how common this sacrifice is; plus, don’t miss this week’s special guest!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they find out how many Canadians are sacrificing their retirements to help their adult children with education, home purchases and more! They chat with FP Canada Consumer Advocate Kelley Keehn about how common this is, and what some alternatives are if you want to help your kids and retire the way you want.
Then, get an update about what is happening in Ottawa from special guest Hon. Michelle Rempel, PC MP in Calgary Nose Hill! She joins Dave and Faisal to discuss Canada’s economic competitiveness in the global environment, and what is on Parliament’s docket right now that will affect Calgarians.
Hear a few ways to stay healthy and what the potential cost of care could be!
Find out what to do if you think the CRA made a mistake!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat about how to dispute a notice of assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with CIBC’s Managing Director of Tax & Estate Planning, Jamie Golombek. Jamie shares a very important step that you can take if you think that the CRA has made a mistake or would like to challenge their assessment!
Also, find out how Canada’s economy is looking for the rest of the year — Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC, Benjamin Tal, joins the show to share his view.
Find out with a look at the latest survey!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they find out what the life satisfaction of Canadian retirees is like, as they chat with Associate Professor Dr. Paul Kershaw of the UBC School of Population and Public Health about the most recent Statistics Canada data.
And what kind of exercise is best for your brain? A recent study led by Dr. Louis Bherer of the University of Montreal tried to find out; Dave and Faisal will chat with him and discuss the results!
Find out how to handle challenges from taxes to transitioning to retirement!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they recap some great tips from the last few months about handling some of retirement’s biggest challenges.
Find out how to help out your family members financially without sacrificing your own retirement prospects, with CIBC’s Kathleen Woodard.
Then, hear Jamie Golombek of CIBC Financial Planning & Advice, as he delivers some tips for completing your taxes as we near the deadline. He will also talk about how to avoid regrets in your retirement.
The show will be capped by Dr. Wendy Froburg, a psychologist who will share some tips about how to tell if you are mentally ready to retire, and how to get there if you are not.
Find out how the outcome could affect you!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with Professor of Communication Studies and holder of MRU’s Ralph Klein Chair in Media Studies, David Taras, about how the platforms of the UCP and NDP could change your retirement, and the economy in the province.
Then, learn about the growing popularity of alternative investments with the Russell Investments’ Director of Alternative Investment Consulting, Darren Spencer. Find out what they are and when they might be appropriate to consider for a portfolio!
Find out how to keep yourself physically and financially healthy!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with Kathleen Woodard, SVP at CIBC Imperial Service, about a new poll that found that women especially may be sacrificing their own retirements for their family. They also discuss ways to plan for your financial health!
Then, Dave and Faisal talk physical health with Dr. Kristen Beavers, a researcher at Wake Forest University, about a new study that has given insight into a diet that allows older people to lose weight safely.
Find out the surprising number of Canadians who prefer this option!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they talk about semi-retirement with Jessica Culo of Express Employment, and learn how many Canadians would like this option, and why some people have a hard time finding it.
Dave and Faisal will also chat with Dr. Rachel Frost of University College London regarding the results of a new study that showed the gap between physical and mental health care for seniors, and hear her suggestions about how to bridge that gap.
Find out about the costs you may not have considered in your retirement plan!
Join Faisal and Andrew on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they talk about the cost of care and how to plan for it, with Karen Henderson, Founder and Chief Executive of the Long Term Care Planning Network.
Then, do you or your spouse keep financial secrets from each other? It’s more common than you think! Faisal and Andrew discuss the results of a new survey about ‘financial infidelity’ with Laurie Campbell, CEO of Credit Canada.
Find out how Canada’s economic situation looks!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat about what the economy currently looks like, what we could expect in the next few months and years, and how that could impact your retirement! Shailesh Kshatriya, the Director of Canadian Strategies at Russell Investments, joins them to share his insights.
Find out how this week’s announcement could affect you!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they dive into the potential impacts of the plans announced this week in the Federal Budget with CIBC’s Chief Economist, Avery Shenfeld.
We give you a few tricks to help fill in the missing pieces!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they recap some of the best tips for retirees from 2018!
First, hear what retirement really looks like with the results of Fidelity’s Retirement Survey. Then, if you like to travel to warmer climates, don’t miss some information on tax changes that could affect snowbirds from David Altro of Altro LLP.
CIBC’s Jamie Golombek also joins the show to share some estate planning best practices that will give you piece of mind. And Dr. Dorian Mintzer, co-author of “The Couple’s Retirement Puzzle”, talks about making your relationship work in retirement!
We review what happened this year and look ahead to what 2019 might have in store!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist at Dynamic Funds, about what to expect in 2019 in the markets, globally!
Find out where and how you can learn financial management skills!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm to hear from Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney, as she gives her tips on where you can get the information you need to make better financial decisions and have more control over your money.
Then, the season of giving is underway, and we talk about some ways to donate and how you can make your donations count — including with a local Calgary charity!
Find out why one strategist thinks rates will reverse next year, and what it could mean for us!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm to hear from Ian Pollick, CIBC’s Head of North American Rates Strategy, as he discusses why he thinks rates will decrease next year, and how that could affect Canadians and our economy.
Then, would you want to know how long you will live? Doctors are working on an algorithm that would predict how long you might live to help you plan. Dr. Amy Hsu of the Bruyere Research Institute and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute joins the show to discuss the predictive software and its applications.
Find out what some of the US tax changes could mean for you!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm to find out how some changes to the US tax code could affect you if you own property in the States! David Altro, of Altro LLP, joins the show to share his expertise on cross-border tax, estate, and property questions!
Then, don’t miss the Scientific Director of Canada’s AGE-WELL program, Dr. Alex Mihailidis, as he shares news about a new app that could give people with memory loss greater independence!
Find out how we compare to the rest of the world!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm to hear how ready Canadians are to retire, in every aspect from health to financial planning. Plus, learn how Canada compares to the rest of the world, as they get the results of the annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey from the Executive Director of the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement, Catherine Collinson.
Then, get some important estate planning tips with lawyer Katharine Zhang of Walsh LLP!
A lawyer shares some useful info!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm for a short show before the Stampeders kickoff!
They talk to estate lawyer Katharine Zhang of Walsh LLP, as she shares some tips to deal with tough estate planning situations, and how you can avoid experiencing them in the first place.
Get a few tips to start 2019 off right!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm as they chat with Sharon Numerow, Tax Specialist at Calgary’s Choice Tax Services, about some tax tips that everyone can use to save them money in 2019.
Then, hear about a new app that is making it easier for people with arthritis to manage their symptoms! Dave and Faisal talk to Shanil Gunasekara, Founder and Chief Executive of eTreatMD.
Hear some of Dave & Faisal’s picks for best tips of 2018!
Are you ready to retire? How do you know? Find out from the co-author of a study on retirement readiness. And Dave and Faisal chat about the 31 things to ask yourself when considering what to do in retirement.
Plus, save on taxes this year with some tips from CIBC’s Jamie Golombek regarding the tax changes for small businesses, and Navaz Cassam of GBL Inc. shares some tax planning strategies for high income earners and how to set up your own pension!
Hear about this important planning pitfall!
Join Faisal and Andrew on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm to hear from Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, PhD, FSA, and Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute on Aging at Ryerson University, as she talks about her research that has exposed some shortfalls in traditional retirement planning.
Then, we kick off our series leading up to the provincial election by chatting with Alberta Party Candidate Angela Kokott about her party’s platforms and plans for Albertans.
Find out if this alternative to an RRSP is an option for you!
Join Dave and Faisal on More Than Money this Saturday at 3 pm to hear from Navaz Cassam, President of GBL Inc. on Retirement Compensation Arrangements and Individual Pension Plans! Find out who they might work for and how to go about setting them up.
Then, are you a business owner being affected by the recent tax changes? Don’t miss CIBC’s Jamie Golombek as he joins Dave and Faisal to discuss strategies to help mitigate the effects of the new tax system.