How artificial intelligence will shape our future, the housing market and protecting family assets: TD's top headlines from September

The kids are back in school and the chill of fall is in the air making it a great time to grab a cup of something warm and catch up on some TD news. Here's a look at our top articles from September.

#Touchpoint

Kim Parlee sat down with TD CEO, Bharat Masrani, to talk about TD's third quarter earnings, get his views on the stabilization of the Canadian housing market, and how developments in the U.S.-Mexico trade negotiations would effect Canada. Here's the video of that conversation.

#Mortgages101

Do you know the difference between mortgage pre-approval and pre-qualification? Since you could pre-qualify or get pre-approval for a mortgage, you may want to know more about the differences between the two. Check out this video to learn more.

#TabooTuesday

As we reach the end of wedding season, many parents have just welcomed someone new into their family with whom their child has chosen to spend their life. But for some families, the wedding might bring with it the unfortunate possibility that their child's chosen spouse is not a perfect match. Find out what you can do to protect your family money or estate before your child walks down the aisle here.

#SummerReading

Did your child spend part of the summer reading? Now that school is back in session, here are a few tips to keep up the positive momentum once things get busy.

For more than a decade, the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award has recognized the best literary works by Canadian children's authors and illustrators in both English and French. Meet this year's 10 finalists and get their advice on the best ways to inspire young readers and help build their reading confidence.

#MarketUpdate

The U.S. economy, Canadian economic growth, and the Canadian dollar – TD's own Bruce Cooper breaks down what happened in the markets in September. Have a listen.

Bruce Cooper is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) as well as Senior Vice President of TD Bank Group.

#TDCares

Find out why 20 TD Securities volunteers returned to a Cambodian school last April and how their volunteer work affected an entire village.

TD Securities employees paving a walkway at a Cambodian school.

Find out how Thomas Jedrej climbed the Himalayas and raised a total of $126,000 in support of the True Patriot Love foundation, an organization that helps Canadian veterans make the often difficult transition to civilian life.

#SmallBusiness

Succession planning is something many small business owners have to consider. But as Rhona Sallay was getting ready for retirement, handing over the business she started in 1984 to her daughter added another layer of complexity. Learn more about how Sallay and her family navigated a difficult road to ensure the longevity and success of their family business, along with tips to help make succession planning as smooth as possible here.

A mother and daughter smiling.

#EconomicUpdate

Two years after one of the most severe economic downturns on record, Alberta’s economy continues to grind its way back. Derek Burleton, Deputy Chief Economist ad TD Economics outlined eight reasons why we remain optimistic on the future of the provincial economy. 

A girl paddling on a lake in Calgary.

#RiskCulture

Ten years ago, the financial world was changed forever when Lehman Brothers Holding Inc. filed for bankruptcy, setting off a chain reaction of events that is widely considered to have kickstarted the global financial crisis. TD's Chief Risk Officer, Ajai Bambawale, explained that for TD, this was a moment that reinforced our robust risk planning culture.

TD Bank towers in Toronto.

#Innovation

How will artificial intelligence improve our lives? Ahead of the Elevate AI conference presented by TD and Layer 6, we spoke with Saqib Shaikh, Tech lead and Software Engineer at Microsoft, to find out more about the event and his thoughts on using AI for good.

Saqib Shaikh, Tech lead and Software Engineer at Microsoft walking down the street in London.