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May 23, 2018
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Financial Lessons From a Taxi Driver

I don’t know what it is about me and taxi drivers. Whenever I’m in a car alone with them – something that happens infrequently – they […]
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 […]
August 3, 2017
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What does it take to solve a financial problem?

If I gave you $300,000, would that be the key to solving your financial challenges? If someone asked me that question, the smart-ass in me would […]
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
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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 […]
January 12, 2017
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Ditch Your New Year’s Resolutions and Do This Instead

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Have you given up on any of them yet? Some of them? The whole lot? Did you fail by […]
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. […]
September 27, 2016
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Dear Former Prime Minister, Here's what I do for women and why I do it.

A long time ago, I bought a laminated place mat of the Prime Ministers of Canada, figuring that it might be more fun for my kids […]
April 15, 2016
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Why a money give-away contest is potentially dangerous

Within two seconds of backing out of the driveway, my twelve year old asked, “Can you please turn on the radio?” The funny thing is that […]
November 19, 2015
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How to Stop Money From Sabotaging Your Life

Roughly one year ago my friend Sandra and I had a bright idea: Let’s create a private forum where women can talk about money. Lord knows […]
July 22, 2015
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If you won the lottery, would you keep your husband?

Jennifer* is not a happy soul. She has faced a heap of challenges at work and her extended family has been – how shall I say […]
June 1, 2015
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Women & GICs – Are They a Good Fit?

This week I’m going to tackle the subject of investments that yield very low returns – the bad – but that are guaranteed – the good. […]