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May 24, 2017
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Financial Literacy Quiz – How do you fare?

At my book launch for Protect Your Purse, Shared Lessons For Women: Avoid Financial Messes, Stop Emotional Bankruptcies and Take Charge of Your Money, I gave attendees […]
May 10, 2017
Book Celebration Party

The #1 lesson I learned while dealing with $400,000 of debt

My new book Protect Your Purse, Shared Lessons for Women: Avoid Financial Messes, Stop Emotional Bankruptcies and Take Charge of Your Money has just been published! Here’s […]
April 25, 2017
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Does your financial advisor really ‘deserve’ to be paid?

Over the last year, I have been on a mission to interview as many financial advisors as possible, to get a sense of the range of approaches […]
April 12, 2017
Invest Like a Legend

Dear Globe and Mail: Where are the female experts?

Twenty minutes into the weekend edition of The Globe and Mail, I was seriously pissed off. As I made my way through the A-section, I came […]
March 29, 2017
Life insurance

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 […]
March 20, 2017
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Ladies: What’s your score?

Why is having a good credit – or Beacon – score such a big deal for women? It boils down to this: We tend to be more […]
March 8, 2017
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How to Burn Your Mortgage in Three Years

No, that’s not a typo – I do mean three years. And that’s precisely what Sean Cooper did: He bought a house in the Greater Toronto […]
February 22, 2017
books

How Books Are Like Beer

Are you a fan of self-help books? Do you have stacks of them to help improve every aspect of your business, financial, personal or physical life? […]
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 […]
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
communicate

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 […]