#37 A Real Estate Round Table on Nimbyism, The Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure, Busting Reverse Mortgage Myths and The Best Wine Pairings For Plant Based Foods

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 212018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss fighting NIMBYism with Mitchell Abrahams and Yes In My Backyard Chris Spoke, the Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure with Megan Horsley, Busting myths about reverse mortgages with Yvonne Ziomecki and the best wine pairings for plant based foods with Chef Ivana Raca

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Healthy City Growth and NIMBYism

  • affordable housing vs. NIMBYism
  • NIMBYism – opposing new development
  • single family neighbourhood stability
  • Places To Grow Act
  • city governance – ward system
  • immigration and growth
  • the provincial role
  • uncertainty with new appeal process
  • Toronto = Manhattan
  • as of right zoning

The Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure

  • do we need to avoid the sun at all costs?
  • protecting your skin
  • Why is it important to absorb sunlight?
  • Vitamin D
  • clean sun screen
  • covering up
  • tanning beds
  • preferred sun screens
  • SBF60
  • foods that help with sun exposure

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Busting Reverse Mortgage Myths

  • Loan of last resort
  • High interest rates – debt servicing
  • Lump sum payments
  • Losing your home
  • High fees

PURE BEAUTY: Four Tips for Eating for Rosacea

Wine Pairings for Plant Base Foods:

  • the challenge of pairing wines with plant based foods
  • common mistakes that people make pairing wines
  • countries that understand plant based pairings
  • wines for vegans

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Megan go here.

To Learn more about The Big Carrot go here.

To learn more about HomEquity Bank Reverse mortgages go here.

To learn more about Chef Ivana go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.

#33 Reverse Mortgages, Yoga In Strange Places and Insurance as an Asset

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 23 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss reverse mortgages with Yvonne Ziomecki, yoga in strange places with Sari Nisker-Fox and Insurance as an asset with Larry Berdugo

We specifically discuss:

Reverse Mortgages

  • What is a reverse mortgage
  • CHIP Reverse Mortgage to consolidate debt
  • Why choose to get a reverse mortgage
  • Home values
  • Is a reverse mortgage for everyone?
  • Reverse mortgage vs line of credit
  • Staying in the home in the community
  • Mechanics of a reverse mortgage
  • Protections in place on reverse mortgage

 

Yoga In Strange Places

  • Can you do yoga anywhere?
  • Novelty of taking your practice out of the studio
  • Yoga outdoors
  • Urban Yoga

 

Insurance As An Asset

  • Low Interest Rates on Investments
  • Insurance as an asset
  • Return on Investment
  • Thresholds for the investment
  • 10 year investment
  • How is money invested?
  • Are investment moneys insured?
  • What other benefits are there?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor HomEquity Bank go here.

To read Sari’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Larry Berdugo go here.