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May 23, 2019

Get Your Spending Off Autopilot: How one woman is saving $845 every month

Impressive results occur when you take a systematic, deliberate approach to your finances. Every week, I send out a money tip and an action step to […]
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 27, 2018

A Financial Hack to Determine Affordability and Best Outcomes

Most of the time, when we’re considering spending a fair chunk of money on an item or an experience, we look to our bank account or […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 4, 2015
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Do You Have What It Takes to Be Financially Solid?

This morning I heard a story on the radio about a young couple who paid off their mortgage in five years. Their story was part of […]
December 3, 2014
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The Problem with Sales and Discount Coupons

Shortly before Christmas many moons ago, Malcolm burst through our front door with a look of triumph on his face. In his hands he had a […]
November 27, 2014
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How to Get Through Christmas Financially Intact

When I opened my front door this morning I was greeted by a mini mountain of flyers for Black Friday. In case you’re wondering, it would […]
October 1, 2014
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The Myth of More Money

Just imagine how nice it would be if someone sent you a gift of $20,000. Wouldn’t that be great? Even better, what if they magically increased […]