Relationships

Perfect Match? How to Choose Investments

You’re smart, so of course you read “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This”. Perhaps you even did the “36 Questions on the...

Is Marriage the Key to Financial Success?

On paper, marriage looks like it fosters financial well-being —one set of shared expenses, often two incomes — this should be the ticket to success,...

Around Again: Finances in a Second Marriage

“Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.” - Oscar Wilde   While witty and a bit cynical Wilde’s...

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: The Real Cost of Divorce

Happy contrarian Valentine’s Month! Here is a little divorce trivia to get things started. In the UK, the first working day of January is dubbed...

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...

TFSAs: The Perfect Birthday Gift for Your Kids

Learning-by-doing is the best way. If we want to teach our kids and grandkids about money and investing, we need to get them started...

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...