Kelley Keehn

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Kelley is a personal finance educator, media personality and the author of nine books, including The Woman's Guide to Money, and A Canadian's Guide to Money-Smart Living. Kelley is a Consumer Advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council.

Protect Your Elderly Relatives From Scammers

It was my mom’s 77th birthday recently. I bought her a new, top-of-the-line smartphone to make it easier for us to be in touch...

Kids and Money: It’s Never Too Early to Teach Good Habits

With personal debt levels in Canada increasing every year and savings dropping to all time lows, parents should be concerned that their children might...

Investment Secrets From High-Net-Worth Investors

I was hired by a private bank to conduct a workshop on financial basics for their affluent clients. One of the subjects I always...

5 Little Tricks to Improving Your Credit Score

In today’s nearly cashless society, I fear that the upcoming societal outcasts (financially speaking) will be those with poor credit. Today, one can’t travel,...

How to ‘Win the Lottery’ Without a Ticket

Forget the lottery. Let’s look at the odds: For each $2 Lotto 6/49 ticket, the odds of winning $ 1 million are approximately 1...

How to play the ‘Banking Game’ (and win at relationships)

Should couples have financial secrets? Regardless of a couple’s net worth, how a partner spends or invests money can cause friction in a relationship. This...

Rich Thinking: 3 Ways to a Wealth Mind-Set

A positive mental attitude can increase your chances for greater wealth. The first step is becoming aware of what you need. This acts as...

How to Hire the Right Wealth Manager for You

Newsflash! Almost anyone in Canada can market herself as a “financial advisor”. This puts the onus on you, the investor, to ask the right...

4 Big Money Traps Everyone Needs to Avoid

Confession: Number crunching turns me on. I know that for most normal people doing calculations is the mental equivalent of nails on a chalkboard....