Relationships

Should You Hire Family Members?

We all want our family members to succeed in their careers. But what if you could hire a family member helping her career? If your...

Talk Show—How to Discuss Money with Family

We think about it all the time, but few of us like to talk about it. Of course, I’m referring to money. Whether it’s the...

Loans to Family and Friends is Risky Business

Most personal finance experts argue that mixing family and business is as disastrous as mixing fertilizer and fire. It starts off as a good...

Club Sandwich Generation? 5 Tips

The number of grandparents is spiraling out of control. The Vanier Institute, who tracks these things along with Statistics Canada, reports that the number...

Happier Than You? Singles vs Marrieds

“Women are happier without children or a spouse, says happiness expert.” The Guardian, May 25, 2019 In his recent book, Happily Ever After, Paul Dolan, a...

Couples & Money: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part...

This article is part three of a three-part series. All names have been changed to protect the innocent— and the not-so-innocent. In my 20 years+...

They’re Baaaack… Boomerang Boomers

The Boomerang Generation typically refers to 20- and 30-somethings: those plucky few who return to the family nest to shore up their financial resources....

Friends for Life—The Power of Female Relationships

"They say nothing lasts forever. Dreams change, trends come and go, but friendship never goes out of style.” - Carrie Bradshaw on Sex in the...

Couples & Money: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part...

This article is part two of a three-part series. All names have been changed to protect the innocent— and the not-so-innocent. In my 20 years+...