Starting with One Podcast

Starting with One Podcast


Latest Episodes

Starting with One: Ep. 17 – Special Edition – Understanding the Changing Covid-19 Landscape with Ian Ash
July 02, 2020

Ian Ash, co-founder of market research agency DIG Insights, is back with Robin and Al to discuss new attitudes and growing optimism as we move slowly through the phases of the Covid crisis. DIG's ongoing research delves deep into consumer behaviours an...

Starting with One: Ep.16 – The Importance of drafting a Will with Suzanna Winsborough
June 16, 2020

Estate lawyer Suzanna Winsborough, Partner at KMB Law, joins Al & Robin to explain why the creation of a will is such an important element in any individual estate plan. Learn how a will can be used to direct your assets in complex situations and why c...

Starting with One: Ep. 15 – The Insurance Planning Continuum Part 2 with Stephanie Stewart
June 02, 2020

When it comes down to it, it's all about the tax! Stephanie Stewart, Advanced Case Consultant at Canada Life, returns to explain how business owners can use life insurance as one of the best, long term investment diversification strategies.

Starting with One: Ep 14 – Special Edition – Looking for the Silver Lining with Ian Ash
May 25, 2020

Ian Ash, co-founder of market research agency DIG Insights, joins Robin and Al in a discussion addressing the changing consumer landscape during the current Covid-19 outbreak. Ian reviews the findings of DIGs ongoing tracking studies which take a deep ...

Starting with One: Ep. 13 – The Insurance Planning Continuum with Stephanie Stewart
May 19, 2020

Robin and Al are joined by Stephanie Stewart, Advanced Case Consultant at Canada Life to discuss the strategic side of life insurance. Stephanie explains the benefits of using life insurance as a tax sheltered asset and an important means of wealth pro...

Starting with One: Ep 12 – Special Edition – ‘Understanding the challenges of temporary layoffs’ with Rich Appiah
May 05, 2020

Many businesses are resorting to temporary layoffs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy, causing real anxiety for both employers and employees concerning what will happen next.

Starting with One: Ep11 – SPECIAL EDITION – A slow return to the ‘Next Normal’
April 28, 2020

In today’s episode, Robin and Al are joined by Ian Ash – a Co-Founder of Dig Insights, one of Canada’s fastest growing companies – in a conversation summarizing business strategies and realistic expectations as we head towards an uncertain future.

Starting with One: Ep10 – Minimizing the impact of Passive Income Rules with Louis Isabella
April 21, 2020

Louis Isabella joins Robin and Al to discuss the impact of Passive Investment Income rules on small business owners and the investment strategies that can ensure you're staying on-side of the rules while reducing/managing your taxable income.

Starting with One: Ep9 – SPECIAL EDITION – Survive & Thrive with Lori Cammerota
April 03, 2020

In this special edition of Starting with One, Lori Cammerota of Open Doorz Strategy joins Robin and Al to discuss the immediate challenges that business owners are now facing due to the global crisis brought on by the Coronavirus outbreak.

Starting with One: Ep8 – What’s an RDSP? with Louis Isabella
March 19, 2020

Louis Isabella, CPA, talks with Al & Robin about the little known and often under-utilized Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and its very unique features & advantages. Learn how it could apply to your situation.