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August 29, 2019

One woman’s “what if” crisis and message: Get out of the cave where money is concerned

When I’m in the middle of a family holiday, I try not to check my emails. I’m pretty good about ignoring social media and electronics, but […]
July 18, 2019

How to Get Out of Debt and A Couple Reasons Why You May Be Stuck

Why is it that some people are able to get out of debt – even when they owe a heap of cash – while others struggle […]
July 8, 2019

July Contest: Who has the messiest desk or office?

How would you like to be eligible to win a prize for sending me a photo of a messy desk or office? Intrigued? I’ll get to […]
June 20, 2019

Is it worth paying for a chequing account? Banks vs free alternatives

Take a look at this ad for a chequing account:   I don’t know about you, but I definitely aim to make smart choices with my […]
May 23, 2019

Get Your Spending Off Autopilot: How one woman is saving $845 every month

Impressive results occur when you take a systematic, deliberate approach to your finances. Every week, I send out a money tip and an action step to […]
May 8, 2019
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Debt Repayment: “When the Universe knows you’re f**ckin serious” here’s what it does

At a recent Women’s Money Group meeting, I tackled the subject of retirement. What do you need to do to ensure you’ll be ready? How much […]
May 3, 2019
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Debt Repayment: What a 22-year-old guy accomplished after ONE Women’s Money’s Group meeting

Yes, you read that correctly: a guy attended a Women’s Money Group meeting. That was back in December, when I opened the doors to men.  The […]
April 10, 2019

The Best Use For Your Money

Welcome to my ongoing series on financial literacy. A short while ago, I published a financial literacy quiz in which I asked a series of questions. […]
February 14, 2019
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Should you Take Investment Advice From a Teller?

In Part 3 of my Are You Financially Literate? series, we’re tackling taking investment advice from a bank teller: Yea or nay? Here’s the question I […]
February 8, 2019

How to Get the Best Deal For Your Mortgage Renewal

In my last blog post, I shared a short  financial literacy quiz. As promised in the post, I’m tackling each question in turn. The very first question […]
January 25, 2019
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Are You Financially Literate?

When people learn that I am a financial literacy educator, they typically respond in one of two ways: “We certainly need more of that, especially for […]
January 16, 2019
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What Are Your Money Rules?

Remember when you were growing up and life seemed to be full of rules? Take off your shoes before coming into the house. Don’t speak with […]