TIFF 2012: Six minutes to win it in Pitch This! feature film contest

York physics grad Ian Harnarine (BSc ’02) had trouble with his microphone when he was called to the stage to pitch his film to a crowd of TIFF industry insiders as part of the 13th annual Telefilm Canada Pitch This! contest. Harnadine was one of six teams pitching their feature film ideas for a chance to win $10,000, reported the Toronto Star Sept. 12.  The technological snafu didn’t hurt his pitch – Harnarine’s first feature-length film, Doubles with Slight Pepper, won the coveted prize. Read full story.

7 questions you need to answer for a secure retirement
There are many good personal finance writers, and in previous columns I have recommended many of them, and their books. One author who has not received a great deal of press in the United States, but who is well respected among financial experts and financial planners, is Moshe Milevsky, a professor at York University in Toronto, wrote columnist Elliot Raphaelson in the Chicago Tribune Sept. 11. Raphaelson was reviewing Milevsky’s latest book The 7 Most Important Equations for Your Retirement. Read full story.