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The Cost of Living ♥s money — how it makes (or breaks) us. We untangle the economic forces at play and transform our understanding of how money shapes our lives. Discover how everyday decisions connect with the larger economy in ways big, small, good, bad, obvious and unseen on The Cost of Living.
 
What's your life worth? Healthcare in the United States can bankrupt you, demoralize you—or actually kill you. Healthcare economist David Smith grew up in a Mormon community in Utah, and lost his father, sister, and brother to the same deadly epidemic. He’s spent his career exploring whether their deaths were preventable and how we can make health a priority for everyone. On The Cost of Care, David and his guests – patients, medical experts, and policy makers – reveal how the wealthiest nati ...
 
Taming the High Cost of College teaches parents the secrets of how to plan and save for college so you can help make your children's dreams come true. Hosted by Brad Baldridge, a Certified Financial Planner and college planning expert, you'll learn what you need to save time, save money and reduce stress with smart and proven strategies. If you’re the parent of a college-bound teenager, you’re in the right place!
 
The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Weste ...
 
What is the cost of keeping your story anonymous? How would anyone know that you could offer up some help or perspective in a situation they're in? How can we normalized life's challenges with family, mental health, addiction, & finding purpose if we don't share our story with each other? Here, we talk about how to use your life experience as your superpower. We are here to shatter the stigma associated with the shame, guilt, & the embarrassment of struggle. We are here to make counseling, t ...
 
Efficientpreneur Show helps business owners and entrepreneurs to build & scale their business profitability online with less time, effort and cost so they can enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle. The show offers business tips and tricks from leading experts, CEOs, productivity hackers and best-selling authors. Efficientpreneur Show is hosted by Ahmed Al Kiremli, also known as AK is a Serial Entrepreneur, Business Mentor, Efficiency Expert, Pro Athlete And The 1# International Bestselling Author of ...
 
Welcome to What Dreams Cost, a weekly podcast that gives an in-depth look at the world of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman.This weekly series will air new episodes every Monday where I alongside friends and fans will chat all things The Sandman. Each episode will look at specific issues of the comic as well as discuss new additions to the comic series, the upcoming Netflix show, the Amazon Audible recording and more.
 
The director Deborah Chow, acclaimed actor and his co-star Isabelle Blais discuss their new drama, “The High Cost of Living”. One night, Henry’s (Braff) and Nathalie’s (Blais) lives tragically collide, forcing them both to confront loss, love, and life—and to decide whether the high cost of living is worth the price.
 
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Cost of Food

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In the 21st century, the concept of ‘food’ is loaded with many different connotations. Food as a means of physical survival, food as an indulgence, food as a source of income, food as a cultural and social symbol – the list goes on. But how often do we stop to think about the true costs of modern food production and consumption? These sometimes hidden costs include agriculture-driven deforestation, the perpetuation of gender inequalities in traditional farming systems and the negative health ...
 
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In the U.S., health care costs are rising faster than inflation. This means that every year, more and more of our income is going toward medical expenses, leaving less money to invest in our families, our businesses and our communities. The Cost of Health tells the stories of real people struggling to find solutions to keep their businesses and their families afloat, and discusses possible solutions with the most innovative thinkers in the health care industry today.
 
Cost of Goods Sold is a Podcast about the environmental and social costs of the things we buy. In each episode, we explore topics like sustainability, innovation, social entrepreneurship, the circular economy, conscious consumerism and how we all can effect change. Be inspired by thoughtful designers and responsible creators and curators using business to create positive impact. Listen in to hear the stories of those taking on the world’s biggest challenges and making meaningful contribution ...
 
Science reveals that up to 90% of what we do and say happens through unconscious thoughts and actions. Can we be more effective by doing more consciously? Welcome to The Cost of Not Paying Attention! Hosted by Janine Hamner Holman, this podcast will lean into the places where – by paying attention – we can reap significant rewards! From the exploration of neuroscience and the unconscious bias to the impact of culture on the bottom line of companies, we’ll investigate the things that we don’t ...
 
The Personal Cost of a Divided Nation is a 6-part series where we look at how Race is interwoven in the fabric of America and how it manifests in our daily lives. We will hear from academics, business leaders, clergy, and everyday people about the real impact and consequences of deteriorating race relations. What is the personal cost of an UN-United States?
 
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Getting a college degree doesn’t guarantee that your child will be hired after graduation. To increase their chances of success, they need to be prepared and do the right things while they’re still in high school and college. Find out more about what they need to do and how you can help them as a parent in my latest podcast interview with Kyyah Abd…
 
Leadership is a quality that can often spell the difference between success and failure. The ideal leader practices conscious leadership, allowing them to bridge the gap between themselves and their employees. In this episode, Janine Hamner Holman talks to business counselor and consultant Joel Volk about leadership. Joel shares what drove him to c…
 
Pyrrhus gets so close that he can see the smoke rising from the city of Rome. In this episode: -How the master can switch his attention from the detail to the big picture -Respecting your enemies [Original music score based on Epirot and other Greek folk traditions, by Ilias Markantonis. See Ilias' work on Facebook, or Instagram (@ilias_markantonis…
 
Romina Kwong from Eco-Friendly Events was inspired to help event organizers and business owners with their green initiatives after being a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding. In this episode, we discover from Romina what steps can be taken to make larger-scale events more environmentally friendly. We then learn how to realistically green your holiday…
 
Planes, trucks and drones are just some of the ways Canadians are moving themselves or their stuff around these days. We look at a travel industry facing demand it wasn't expecting, drones that might be moving your things around —and a trucking industry that is facing low demand for the jobs it offers.…
 
If you've had a change in income due to divorce, loss of business income, a natural disaster, or other special circumstances, you can potentially appeal a college's financial aid decision or negotiate for more money. Hear how one parent did this successfully in my latest podcast episode. Questions Answered Today: If my income changes, does my stude…
 
Pyrrhus, the Warrior King. Father of the "Pyrrhic Victory." Smuggled out of the palace at two years old. Raised in exile by Illyrians. Pyrrhus grew to be the "greatest commander of his day" according to observers like Hannibal and Antigonus. [Original music score based on Epirot and other Greek folk traditions, by Ilias Markantonis. See Ilias' work…
 
Join Brad and award-winning medical expert Jill Grimes as we talk about how to keep your student healthy and handle their medical needs while they're in college. We talk about the right steps to ensure health and wellness, which potentially harmful activities to avoid, and how to get help with ADD, mental health, and more. Today’s Guest: Dr. Jill G…
 
"Satisfy your souls on Plutarch, and dare to believe in yourselves when you believe in his heroes" - Nietzsche **PYRRHUS ARRIVES NEXT WEEK** Friedrich Nietzsche: Greek Scholar, Plutarch fan, student of history, incisive critic of history nerds such as your host. How does history help us, actually? Is it in the ways we think? Listen to this episode …
 
As Ontario gets ready to bring in right-to-disconnect legislation, we look at a competing idea: the right to connect — whenever and wherever you want. Danielle Nerman introduces us to Jody Thompson, an HR consultant and one of the architects of ROVE, or the "Results-Only Work Environment."A CBC listener, a market strategist and a futurist walk into…
 
In this episode, we have a great interview with Todd Weaver, President of Strategies for College, Inc. For Todd, college planning is a complex and overwhelming process for many students and families. Hence, Strategies for College, Inc. helps them provide structure and guidance by creating a "game plan" on which to run. They do this by helping famil…
 
Melanie Cote from Social Enterprise Do Good Donuts is using donuts to teach young adults with barriers to employment job readiness skills. In this episode, we talk about the realities that Melanie faces as the parent of a child with Williams syndrome and learn how she's changing how people think about hiring youth with intellectual disabilities. We…
 
The goal of getting to net-zero carbon emissions has been talked about for years. But what would that goal cost us, both individually and as a country? And are Canadians willing to pay that price? Tracy Johnson explains the $2 trillion task ahead of us.The Hudson's Bay Company owned the Zellers trademark for decades. But a few months ago, the trade…
 
People don’t unleash their potential to be creative because from childhood to being an employee in the workforce, there are external factors that contribute to losing their confidence. We should bear in mind that our ideas matter. Listen to Genein Letford as she dives deep into a unique perspective about developing critical cognitive tools for crea…
 
Systemic Racism is woven in the fabric of the United States. It manifests in the lives of People of Color from education to employment, housing to healthcare. How do we readdress America's original sin. From Native Americans to the Newest Immigrants, how one is represented and representative of this country has never been more crucial. Dennis Chin …
 
Prices are going up for things like gasoline and food, and the inflation rate shows it. But the Bank of Canada is still playing it cool. And the continuing story of who controls telecom giant Rogers is straight out of a television soap opera. But the dispute has sparked a real debate around the company's dual-class share structure. We explain what'…
 
People have their own set of values that they believe in. However, to what extent should we bend and break for them when others believe differently? Yonason Goldson, the Director of Ethical Imperatives, believes we need to be ethical, examining all the different ways to look at a topic and evaluate them. It is not about seeing the world in black an…
 
In today’s episode, we chat with Amy Welsman from Paume. We learn how Amy’s antibacterial hand gel was already in development when COVID changed everything. Why she was inspired to create a luxury sustainable and stylish hand hygiene brand, how Paume is addressing waste with their unique and chic refillable pumps, previously recycled materials and …
 
In the Parallel Lives, the philosopher Plutarch pairs individual Greeks and Romans with each other, comparing their lives. In the last few episodes of The Cost of Glory we’ve shared Plutarch’s stories about the lives of Eumenes of Kardia and Sertorius of Rome, pulling out key lessons for modern leaders. In this comparison episode, we’re joined by g…
 
In this episode, we have a great interview with Brandon Miller, a Canada Immigration Professional. He understands what it takes in order for a student to consider attending college in Canada. There are some interesting benefits about potentially becoming a Canadian citizen, of course, in addition to your U.S. citizenship. Today’s Guest: Brandon Mil…
 
Retailers have been whipping up a sense of urgency around holiday shopping since the 1800's but, this year, the urgency is real. Jennifer Keene explains why you should shop early but, also wait until the last minute.And online retailers have taken a deep dive into the "buy now, pay later" business. Companies like Klarna, Afterpay and PayBright are …
 
My father, Mike Myers, a lifetime small business owner, a serial entrepreneur, passed away over the Canadian Thanksgiving holiday. It was unexpected and we are grieving. He was a very, very strong supporter of small business. Always the one to shop local and always supporting the family-run businesses in his community. And my own entrepreneurial jo…
 
Welcome to The Personal Cost of a Divided Nation. In this episode we look at Multi-Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural in Muslim Mosques and Communities. Muslim Americans are racially and ethnically diverse. Roughly (41%) identify as White, (28%) are South Asian, and (20%) are Black/African American) Just as Christianity encompasses multiple denominations…
 
Should your child take a gap year before college? Many students use gap years to explore and develop new skills or experiences before they go off to college. Learn how they work, who should consider them, and how best to use them in my interview with gap time expert Holly Bull. Today’s Guest: Holly Bull, Director of the Center for Interim Programs …
 
the Teamsters are hoping to hold successful union votes at fulfilment centres, including one just outside Edmonton. But union drives have failed at Amazon in the past. What's happening this time around? Plus pay-what-you-can used to be reserved for the Sunday matinees play, but the idea has grown to include grocery stores, cafes and thrift shops. A…
 
It’s great to help and serve people but don’t lose yourself in the process. Janine Hamner Holman and Pushpendra Mehta talk about the power of self-observation in allowing us to better observe and serve others. Pushpendra is a writer, storyteller, a marketer, and a mentor who is focused on helping people unmask themselves so they can have a much dee…
 
In this final part of his Life, Eumenes’ loyalty to the legacy of Alexander is put to the ultimate test. He faces off against Antigonus, on behalf of Queen Olympias, over rulership of the kingdom and the regency of the kings. A notable historian, A.B. Bosworth, remarks that the struggle between Eumenes and Antigonus “Did more than anything to deter…
 
Parents want their kids to fly out toward a successful future and not fly back to their basements. In the latest episode of the Taming the High Cost of College podcast, I’m joined by Greg and Beth Langston, founders of College Flight Plan, to talk about some great ways to get your student thinking about the right career and major choices for their …
 
Jeopardy! tried to find a new host to replace the late, great Alex Trebek — and it turned into a public display of the hiring process gone bad. What is there to learn about how businesses can better hand off leadership roles, or as they might say on the show... what is succession planning?Plus have you ever really, truly wanted the taste of a disco…
 
What would you do if your closest friend died unexpectedly, leaving an incredible legacy, and an infant son. How far would you go to defend his rights? Would you give your life? In this episode Eumenes emerges onto the world stage as one of antiquity’s brilliant generals. What is it like to believe in a divine kingship? Or, at least, to act as thou…
 
On this week's show, we talk about China-Canada relations being cold while trade between the two countries is still hot as ever. So what is our current trading relationship like? Paul Haavardsrud looks at where we are at right now, after the Two Michaels returned home to Canada.Plus we look at the return of Zellers. The Hudson's Bay Company has dus…
 
Language is so formative and words are important, especially in today’s world. Words like diversity, equity, and inclusion have become big words, and it makes us think about the words that we use for things and how some things have gotten marginalized by the words that have been chosen for them. This raises the curiosity about how our words impact …
 
Ojibwe artist Anong Migwans Beam from Beam Paints handcrafts small batch watercolour paint stones packaged in sustainable materials. In this episode we learn how Anong’s father taught her to harvest pigment near her home in M'Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin island, how she's been inspired by her artist parents and indigenous paint traditions, w…
 
As the Royal Secretary to Alexander the Great, Eumenes of Kardia had a front row seat to Alexander bringing his impossible dream crashing into the real world. As a young man, Eumenes couldn’t possibly have known that the Mediterranean world he lived in was on the cusp of the most dramatic political and cultural shift in its recorded history, up to …
 
The federal NDP say they plan to press the federal Liberals for a "tax on the ultra-rich". The 1% tax on wealth over $10 million could bring in billions, but critics warn it could also lead to an exodus of capital. Tracy Johnson looks to Europe, where several countries imposed a wealth tax in the 90's, but most have since abandoned the idea. Why?Al…
 
Learn the basics of need-based financial aid, how it works, how to apply, and how to find out how much aid you might receive. Join Brad and his guest co-host Chuck Erickson as they talk about it all on the Taming the High Cost of College podcast. Questions Answered Today: First, what is a need-based aid? Should we try to manipulate our income and o…
 
The SAT and ACT tests are an important part of the admissions process at many college and universities, and they’re also a key to qualifying for scholarships. Join Brad and his co-host Chuck Erickson as they provide a quick introduction to college testing and what every parent should know about testing, how it works, and how students can prepare fo…
 
Plutarch in On Tranquillity of Mind discusses a way to use the famous phrase Know Thyself. Some Figures mentioned: Sertorius Eumenes, Philip II of Macedon Alexander the Great Dionysius I, Tyrant of Syracuse Philoxenus the Poet Pindar Empedocles Plato Democritus Ismenias, wealthy citizen of Thebes Epaminondas, Theban general Euripides Quotes: "Know …
 
It's more difficult than ever to find good help these days. Or any help, for some businesses. Canada's job market is in a quandary. Employers want to hire, and they have jobs to fill. Unemployment numbers say people are looking for work. So why are so many jobs still sitting empty?Also on the show, PayPal recently announced it will start charging c…
 
Want to learn the basics of student loans and how to avoid graduating with huge college debt? Join Brad and his guest, independent educational consultant Chuck Erickson, as they talk about student loans, how they work, the best options for students and their families, and provide answers to some of parents’ most common loans questions. Questions An…
 
It is one thing for leaders to tell team members what they need to accomplish and how to proceed with them, and it is another thing entirely to inform them of the reasons they should accomplish those things. Janine Hamner Holman is joined by the former Boston Police Chief Daniel Linskey to discuss how understanding the why can lead to a better and …
 
In today's episode, we chat with Brianna Brown and Kristy O’Leary from Decade Impact. We learn what led each of them to work with purpose-based business, We learn why our actions in the next decade are so critical to the future of our planet, we hear all about what Bcorp is, why businesses become benefit corporations, why green blushing can be as b…
 
How do you keep a positive frame of mind in challenging circumstances? Troubles with loved ones, at work, with poverty, business? Try this tool, drawn from a passage of Plutarch's moral writings (Moralia). Treatise mentioned: On Tranquility of Mind (from the Moralia) People Mentioned: Paccius - a Roman senator, not known outside of Plutarch's works…
 
Dr. Martin Luther King proclaimed 60 years ago that Sunday at 11AM was the most segregated hour in the United States. How segregated are houses of worship still in 2021. Has there been real change since after decades of efforts to desegregate church services. Has the national discourse about race and immigration obstructed movements to integrate Am…
 
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