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Lessons

August 29, 2019

One woman’s “what if” crisis and message: Get out of the cave where money is concerned

When I’m in the middle of a family holiday, I try not to check my emails. I’m pretty good about ignoring social media and electronics, but […]
August 16, 2018

Forgiving Dumb Financial Choices

If I asked you to make a list of the dumb things you’ve done with money, would it be a two-liner or would you be reaching […]
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 […]
September 14, 2017
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Tell me what you want, what you really really want: my research project on women and money

For a while now, people have been asking me to help them with various aspects of finances. Some have said, “Your next book needs to address […]
August 23, 2017
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Do time on the job and experience make you an expert?

It was a simple question: “What are you reading at the moment?” The reaction was interesting, and spoke volumes. Several colleagues had talked to me about […]
April 2, 2012

The planner without a plan – Teresa’s story

Teresa* was first married at a young age and had four children in fairly quick succession. When her marriage fell apart, she was left with young […]