Most widely held works by Chris Wiggins
Babar king of the elephants ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The story of how an orphaned elephant flees the jungle and moves to the city, where he meets a sweet-hearted old woman who teaches him the ways of humans.
King of the grizzlies ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Moki (John Yesno), a Cree Indian, is made foreman of a sprawling cattle ranch owned by his former army commander. But he carries with him through life the lore of his own people. When he rescues a bear cub, Wahb, he feels a mystical connection between himself and the magnificent creature. Later, a 1,300-pound Wahb returns from the wild to wreak havoc on the cattle ranch and Moki must face this fearsome grizzly.
The Swiss family Robinson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the television series "The Swiss family Robinson," which follows the adventures of the Robinson family after it is shipwrecked and washed ashore on a tropical isle in the early 1800's.
Your will and estate ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Creating a will is an essential part of any financial plan. Program features several couples who have thought carefully about their estate plans and a lawyer who specializes in this area. Choosing executors and guardians and the use of trust funds are among the areas covered.
Investing in stocks ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Three different on-screen guests explain how they use stocks in their own individual plans, demonstrating how different circumstances and needs will cause the planner to make different use of stocks in a financial plan. The difference between common and preferred shares, high and low risk shares is explained. The newspaper stock market report is explained in plain language.
Planning for retirement ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Presents people of various ages discussing how they are preparing for their retirements. Covers assessing financial needs and investing to meet goals. Includes a discussion of government retirement plans and annuities.
Principles of investment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This program examines the principles of investment as they apply to individuals of differing ages and circumstances. Advises how investors need to develop an investment strategy for themselves, review it periodically and attack it with as diversified a portfolio as is reasonable for their circumstances.
Designing your financial plan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Host Chris Wiggins presents information on how to prepare the best individual financial plan.
Planning for financial success ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The emphasis is upon the importance of having a personal financial plan as a way of ensuring future personal financial stability. The negative influences of unpredictable inflation rates, fluctuations in interest rates, and instability in the job market are discussed in the light of personal financial planning.
Using credit wisely ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Host Chris Wiggins points out the advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
Insuring your life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Host Chris Wiggins talks about different kinds of life insurance and what is best for individual needs.
Buying a house ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Explores the intricacies of buying a house, illustrating points with references to the experiences of two couples who have recently bought houses. The general message is that the purchase of a home is an excellent means of building personal financial security. Advice is given on how best to complete arrangements for a mortgage.
Effective buying ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
How do people make their dollars stretch ? Program features smart buyes shopping for food, clothes, appliances and cars. What to do if you have a complaint is discussed including how to go to small claims court.
Putting your financial plan into action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A financial plan starts with an objective, and then proceeds to a budget. From the budget comes savings, which are used to make investments, which in turn are used to make the financial plan meet the objectives set for it.
You never can tell by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An American Christmas carol ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of the classic tale by Charles Dickens' set in 20th century New Hampshire. Winkler portrays a modern Scrooge, Benedict Slade, president of a finance company who is taken on a journey by the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future, and given a chance to mend his ways.
Property and liability insurance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Discusses homeowners insurance, automobile insurance, and the value of using a reliable insurance agent.
Renting your money for profit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Some ways of lending money provide a guaranteed return, others pay more interest, but are a little more risky. It is important to consider the need for security and liquidity, and to take expert advice before deciding on how to use the part of financial assests that will be invested for interest.
The best damn fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar ( Visual )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the effects of isolation on a rural, poor and proud Ottawa Valley family experiencing deprivation, and shows their first contact with help from the welfare office.
A machine to die for ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This is about the search for 'perpetual motion' and 'free energy'. Conventional science claims that it is impossible, yet generations of inventors have been mesmerised by the promise of an engine that powers itself. The world's reliance on diminishing fossil fuel resources and the associated problems of pollution serve to spur them on. It showcases a number of dedicated, sometimes eccentric, and always obsessive individuals who have devoted their lives to this quest.
Animal films Animated films Audio adaptations Audiobooks Automobile insurance Babar (Fictitious character) Banks and banking Bears Budgets, Personal Canada Children's films Christmas Christmas films Credit Detective and mystery stories Drama DVDs Elephants Engineering design--Data processing Estate planning Feature films Fiction Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Finance, Personal Franklin (Fictitious character : Bourgeois) Grizzly bear History Home ownership Homeowners insurance House buying Inventors Investments Juvenile works Life insurance Machinery Perpetual motion Purchasing Radio adaptations Retirement Seton, Ernest Thompson,--1860-1946 Shaw, Bernard,--1856-1950 Social service, Rural Television adaptations Television programs Turtles Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wills