TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - With Canadian household debt at record levels, a lack of savings and rising interest rates, financial wellness is becoming a growing concern among financial professionals and employers. Financial stress translates into anxiety at work, leads to lower productivity, loss of engagement, and even absenteeism.
The Conference Board of Canada will host the Financial Wellness and Retirement Readiness conference in Toronto on February 21-22, where senior financial and HR experts will discuss topics such as:
- Counseling employees on debt
- Developing financial wellness among a millennial workforce
- Gender and financial wellbeing
- The impact of employer-sponsored financial wellness programs
- How financial stress distorts decision making
- Nudging employees to financial wellness
When: February 21-22, 2017
Where: One King West Hotel & Residence, 1 King St. W, Toronto, Ontario
Who: Speakers include:
- Caroline Cakebread, Editor, Canadian Investment Review and Financial Columnist, Chatelaine Magazine
- Laurie Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Credit Canada
- Jennifer Fiddian-Green, National Forensics and Financial Services Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
- Jim M. Grossett, Partner and Vice-President, Business Development, My Next Season Canada
- Louis Thériault, Vice-President, Industry, Strategy, and Public Policy, The Conference Board of Canada
- Jiaying Zhao, Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Sustainability, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
For the full schedule and times visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/financewellness/agenda.aspx
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Media accreditation is required.
This conference is sponsored by Sun Life Financial, Manulife Financial, and Wealthsimple.
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