Personal Finance

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Financial Planner?

Everyone needs to pay attention to their finances—read your credit card statements, know what’s in your RRSP, etc. Yet, there’s comes a time in...

Want Financial Comfort? Work with a Planner

If you’re like me, you like to travel. Last summer I took a road trip. Can I just say, “I love GPS!” I can’t...

Are You Too Young (or Too Old) to Get a Financial...

Life is complicated. Many of us struggle when it comes to understanding financial matters. Figuring out how best to achieve goals and overcome challenges is...

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...