Personal Finance

Extreme Finance is Extremely Foolish

The boasting on social media about “extreme finance” is getting out of hand. Extreme measures include paying down a $200,000 mortgage in 5 years...

Market Cycles and Financial Planning

After a long period of low interest rates and rising asset prices (housing and equities), you may feel that having a financial plan is...

“Hey Movember, Meet No Spender”

Through their annual “Grow a Moustache” campaign, Movember has raised awareness of men’s health issues. Paying homage to it, I created a campaign I...

Minimalism Works for Closets and for Finances Too

Minimalism is everywhere– and whether you’ve used the ‘KonMari’ method to clean out your closet or made room in your busy schedule for more...

Risky Business: The Cost of Fear

“Non, je ne regrette rein,” sang France’s national chanteuse Édith Piaf. She was warbling about letting go of past emotional heartbreaks to embrace a...

“I Wish I Had Known That!”

How many times have we thought, “I wish knew then what I know now…” With age comes wisdom— particularly financial wisdom. I asked a diverse...

Will Your Financial Plan Pivot With You?

So, you took control of your financial life a year (or more!) ago and sat down with a professional to create your ‘roadmap’ —...

It’s Okay to Want What You Want

I help clients achieve their financial goals. Sounds simple, right? Well it can be, when they identify what they are. I mean, how can...

Save it, Sister!

I never trusted commercials that claimed that a snack “tastes good and is good for you”. That just didn’t match my own experience. I...