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December 14, 2018

How to Develop a Credit Score With or Without a Credit Card

You’re just starting out on your own or you’re new to the country and you need to build a credit profile, but you have no loans […]
May 8, 2018

When It Makes Sense To Rent a Home Instead of Buying

When I published my last blog post on the fact that it does not always make sense to keep the matrimonial home in a divorce, I […]
March 20, 2017
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Ladies: What’s your score?

Why is having a good credit – or Beacon – score such a big deal for women? It boils down to this: We tend to be more […]
March 20, 2017
Credit score for blog

Ladies: What's your score?

Why is having a good credit – or Beacon – score such a big deal for women? It boils down to this: We tend to be more […]
February 14, 2017
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Are You Really Living Within Your Means? Four Key Areas To Consider

Jack and Lee-Ann* are careful with their money. They pay all their bills on time, make more than the minimum credit card payments every month and […]
March 23, 2016
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How to save credit card fees in five minutes

Normally I pay my credit card bills in full like clockwork. The bill comes in, I reconcile all of the expenses to ensure that they are […]
January 13, 2015
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Rebuilding Your Finances

What should I say to these women? That’s the question I’ve been asking myself ever since I was asked to speak at the Royal Ottawa Mental […]
December 3, 2014
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The Problem with Sales and Discount Coupons

Shortly before Christmas many moons ago, Malcolm burst through our front door with a look of triumph on his face. In his hands he had a […]
September 25, 2013
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Insurance You Should Ignore

Several years ago, when I ran a Rent to Own company, clients would ask me, “Do I need insurance?” What they meant was, “Do I need […]
May 30, 2013
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When credit matters

I recently wrote a blog post for my business entitled Women: What’s your score? It’s a discussion of the importance of Credit Scores (also known as […]