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November 29, 2018

The Art of Not Giving Up on Yourself

In October, I got an email from a Women’s Money Group member that moved me. Here’s part of what she said*: “Last month I left with […]
May 16, 2018
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Two Words for Women: Be Bold (A Rant)

Warning: Bold language ahead. Proceed at own risk. When I was in Grade 12, I was obliged to have a meeting with our school’s guidance counsellor […]
March 22, 2018

Where do you cheap out?

Have you ever done this: You sit down for a restaurant meal and the waiter hands you the menu, asking if you’d like something to drink. […]
March 29, 2017
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Are you worth life insurance?

I know, it’s a strange way to phrase a question. Shouldn’t I have asked, “Is it worth buying life insurance for yourself?” That would be grammatical […]
December 10, 2014
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What I Learned from an Olympic Gold Medalist about Pushing Through Failure

Can you think of a moment in your life when you worked very hard to achieve a goal and you failed? Or you tried to accomplish […]
November 19, 2014

Are You Too Old To Succeed?

Apparently I’m really old. At least that’s what John* the taxi driver implied by association when I rode in his car. When one reaches this delicate […]
November 6, 2014
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Should We Ask Kids To Donate Money?

As so often happens, I had a thought-provoking conversation with my friend Bona about kids and allowances. Bona had just returned from a workshop with a […]
April 17, 2014
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New website, new book and your reset button

Have you ever experienced a moment in your life when you wished you could start over? Just hit the reset button and make different choices? Go […]
May 8, 2013

You’re 15, you’re married, you’re moving – Tahani’s story

Let me ask you a question: What would you do if you came home from school at 15 years of age only to be told by […]
April 2, 2013
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Thank you Universe, give me more

When someone wants to do something nice for you or give you something, do you ever find yourself arguing with them or politely turning them down? […]
March 19, 2013
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Where does your money trail lead?

I recently shot a video for a company that asked for my Top 5 Tips for Women and I want to share some of that content […]
February 22, 2013

Bring on Wonder Woman

I have to plead scope creep for this post. It has nothing to do with lessons that I’ve learned through business and the loss of my […]