Personal Finance

Royalties? How to ‘Megxit’ Your Way to Financial Freedom

Well, it seemed 2020 had barely rolled out of bed when the Duke & Duchess of Sussex pulled a fast one on the Queen...

How to Use Debt to Grow Your Nest Egg

Few people would consider debt an important part of building wealth. While it might seem like the antithesis of financial independence — get into...

Masterclass Part Two: The Real Cost of Sending Your Kids to...

It’s no shocker: Higher learning comes with higher bills. When the time comes to send your own child off to college or university, you...

Making Change — The Real Costs of Switching Banks

You’ve seen a promotion on a great low rate on a high-interest savings account or new credit card, but, darn, it’s not from your...

Masterclass: The Real Cost of Sending Your Kids to Uni

Your child worked hard through high school, getting good grades and having the ambition to launch a successful career. Now here you are, helping...

Financial Regrets? Here are my Top Three

Financial Regrets? I’ve had a few…and not too few to mention! This is my own version of ‘My Way’. To be honest, this is...

Merry Money— Don’t be Fooled by Retailers’ Tricks

A long, long time ago, in 2012 to be precise, The New York Times shared a story about a Minneapolis father who was going...

Safe, Not Sorry. How Much Insurance Do You Really Need?

There are only a few certainties in life — and most people can count on purchasing insurance as one of them. But with so...

News You Can Use— How Headlines Affect Your Wallet

When reporting a story, I constantly refer back to the essential journalism question: “Why should people care?” Lately, we’ve been inundated with financial headlines,...