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Black Friday Sales

Can you survive Black Friday Sales?  It’s only ONE week away and it's often a time when we spend outside our means because we're getting a great deal. The truth is you maybe getting 40% [...]

Willpower = Decision

Willpower can be translated into one word. That word is decision. It is a decision to hold ourselves accountable and chase the things that we want. It can relate to anything from weight loss to [...]

This is a Smart Little Piggy Bank!

You've not seen a Piggy Bank like this.  It's Fun, Smart, Rewarding and Simple! Over the past 4 weeks, our guest blogger, Will Rainey from Blue Tree Savings, has written a weekly blog about a [...]

Teach Your Kids About ‘The Joneses’

One of the main reasons many adults today overspend is because they try to ‘Keep up with the Joneses’. We all do it to some extent.  I know I have.  I once bought a new [...]

Teaching Your Kids About Debt

In the first blog of this ‘Money and Kids’ series, I highlighted that the most important piece for your kids to learn is to form great money habits.  It’s the money habits that our kids [...]

The Most Important Money Lesson For Kids

What is the most important lesson to teach your kids when it comes to money?  Simple. “Don’t spend all your money!” You give your little Johnny a chocolate bar and don’t say anything, they’ll eat the [...]

How to Teach Your Kids About Money – Part 2

This is Part 2 of How to Teach Your Kids about Money.  Money is such an important aspect of all of our lives, yet, unfortunately being taught how to manage money not taught in most [...]

How to Teach Your Kids About Money – Part 1

Money is such an important aspect of all of our lives, yet, unfortunately how to manage money is not taught in most schools.  Then it is on us, as parents / guardians, to teach our [...]

Four Generations

Just because I am 95, doesn’t mean I have to act 95! This was one of the many pearls of wisdom from my grandmother on her 95th birthday. We are very blessed in my family [...]

Celebrate Your Accomplishments!

If I asked you to write a list of your life's accomplishments, how long do you think that list would be? If I asked you to write a list of things in your life that [...]

15 Positive Things to Come Out of Lockdown

I came across an article the other day that encouraged us all to look at the positive aspects of the lockdown.  Now, we believe that it has been a perfect time to reflect on life [...]

See the Opportunity!

As upsetting as this Covid-19 thing is, it is going to end.  And it will bring major changes to all our lives; medically, how global transactions are handled, international travel, certainly financially and how we [...]

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