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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 […]
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 […]
September 12, 2018
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How much is financial neglect costing you?

Anna* was surprised by what she found when she started digging into the less obvious details of her finances – her spending patterns. Anna is a […]
August 2, 2018
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Unexpressed rage and a financial conundrum: What Vanessa heard at Starbucks

Every once in a while, I get an email from a reader that makes me choke on my cup of tea. Today’s noteworthy moment came courtesy […]
February 8, 2018

A Place for “Stupid” Financial Questions: Women’s Money Group

Last fall, I talked to a heap of women from coast to coast about their challenges with money: What questions did they have? Where did they […]
January 26, 2018

How to Deal With Multiple Requests for Donations and Money

A reader reached out with the following question: “It seems all people are interested in is what I can do for them financially. I can’t remember […]
February 8, 2017
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What Do You Get To Keep If Your Marriage Fails?

Just before Christmas, I wrote a blog post about the questions people should ask before getting engaged. I wanted to explore how you can protect yourself […]
February 1, 2017
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Why One Financial Advisor Objects To My Book

In my upcoming book, I relay a story about a highly educated and accomplished woman who relies entirely on her husband and their financial advisor to […]
January 26, 2017
I can do it

Women and Investing: How We Benefit From a Lack of Confidence

My daughter took me to task this week when she saw my proposed title for this blog post on a scrap of paper. “What’s this?” she […]
November 23, 2016
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Can the Law of Attraction be used to improve your finances?

This could be the shortest blog post ever if I answered my own question with a single-word answer, but that wouldn’t provide justification for my position. […]
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. […]
March 8, 2016
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The genius of financial simplicity

When Mark and I moved in together after buying our first house, it became apparent that we would need to purge. Do we keep his sofa […]