I wasn’t a financial pro and I paid the price.
I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen there’s about 50 people with producer credits so what’s the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.
Finance is critical. If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure and venture capital is made available there will be a big improvement in the situation.
Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn’t happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession problems in mortgage markets the problems in the banking sector the problems in government finance in countries like Greece none of those problems were in present Canada.
But now more and more its society is concerned with economy and finance.
As you know Social Security functions under the premise that today’s workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system.
But having said that what’s happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating.
The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters.
And I think it’s a prudent responsible way given the scale of the emergency the scale of the damage still facing America that we finance these additional support for the unemployed as well as the support for small business. We think there’s a good case for doing it now. We want to do it in an overall fiscally responsible way.
I personally believe that there’s going to be a good case for the government preserving some type of guarantee to make sure that people have the ability to borrow to finance a house even in a very damaging recession. I think there’s going to be a good case for that.
A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
Many people are in the dark when it comes to money and I’m going to turn on the lights.
Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence to live as if he were poor.