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How to Ensure Economies Survive

With the world in a state of economic downturn, everyone is feeling the effects. The fallout from the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, climate change

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

Third-party outsourcing is growing in popularity among big and small businesses alike. Outsourcing, or “contracting out,” refers to the practice of hiring a third-party outside

The Morality of Price Gouging

Living in the 21st century, post-pandemic, you might have undoubtedly heard of the term “price gouging.” Nevertheless, have you ever wondered what it really means?

Should you Invest in Gold?

Inflation can take a heavy toll on the economy; when prices of goods and commodities rise sharply, it affects the purchasing power. The erosion of

Riding out Economic Turmoil

The economy is impacted by several factors and there’s little that a business can do to prevent a downturn. The best strategy for owners is

Time to Go Public?

To go or not to go – that’s the question many private companies ask themselves as they consider the next step in their evolution: going

Benefits of Global Competition

Call it patriotism or convenience but Canadians prefer to buy Canadian. Many of us buy our shampoo at Shoppers Drug Mart, shop for groceries at

Federal Impact on International Trade

In statements on successive days, Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, as well as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, expressed their concerns

How to Become an Intelligent Investor

While prudence will drive the beginner investor to follow market trends and stay conventional, time, experience, and the desire to earn higher returns should soon

The Rise of Gen Z Angel Investors

There has been a recent rise in Gen Z angel investors, undoubtedly thanks to the internet, the proliferation of information, and the push towards transparency

Ten Recession-Proof Industries

Our economy is constantly being influenced by numerous factors. Although these variables are continually changing, one of the biggest impacts this year has been the

Charting a Post-Pandemic Course

With so many changes in our lives resulting from the pandemic, there are undoubtedly new challenges ahead. They might involve re-opening businesses, re-launching, or merely

Strategizing Debt to Your Advantage

Many companies use debt to get ahead, utilizing benefits like tax deductions on interest payments to leverage their businesses to help them expand and meet

How to Attain Financial Freedom

It may seem impossible, but being debt-free is an achievable goal, provided you spend intelligently, up your financial IQ, and prepare for unforeseen events. Here

Beyond CERB

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the federal government has had to act to financially support Canadians. More than five million people

Why Invest in Real Assets

Real assets form the backbone of the global economy and represent the physical assets that facilitate economic activity. At Starlight Capital, our expertise in real

5 Steps to Retire at 50

It sounds crazy, especially in this day and age (and especially if you’re a young entrepreneur, working long, grueling hours and hustling to make a

Saving Money on Business Travel

When Johnny Cash sang “I’ve Been Everywhere” in 1996, he likely didn’t have corporate travel in mind. His lyrics cover a distance of 174,493 kilometers