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July 11, 2018
Until Debt Tear Us Apart

Minimizing Exposure and Financial Risk During Separation

Emily* is concerned. She is preparing to leave an abusive marriage and she’s worried that when she leaves, her husband will try to sabotage her financially […]
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 […]
April 3, 2018
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Paying Off Debt: An Effective Budgeting Approach

If a woman is trying to pay off debt, should she let the cleaning lady go? Is that a superfluous cost? What about expensive hockey team […]
March 14, 2018

Tackling Debt: The Step Many People Omit

Joe and Sally are a couple in their early thirties. They have university degrees and each have good, professional jobs. As a family, they have a […]
November 28, 2017

Do you really save money when you buy items on sale?

“Why aren’t you taking advantage of the massive sales at the moment? You of all people should know you can save a ton of money right […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 8, 2017
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How to Burn Your Mortgage in Three Years

No, that’s not a typo – I do mean three years. And that’s precisely what Sean Cooper did: He bought a house in the Greater Toronto […]
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 […]
December 14, 2016
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Four financial questions to consider before getting engaged

Are you noticing the number of ads for diamond rings in the papers at the moment? ‘Tis apparently the season for proposals. I have a message […]
April 26, 2016
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What to do if you can’t pay your income tax bill

Ahhh, tax time, everyone’s favorite time of year. April for most adults in Canada and the US means that it’s time to pay personal income tax. […]
April 26, 2016
tax return

What to do if you can't pay your income tax bill

Ahhh, tax time, everyone’s favorite time of year. April for most adults in Canada and the US means that it’s time to pay personal income tax. […]