Marital Bliss Part 2: Who Controls the Money Honey and How?

29 July, 2014

I recently heard from a friend and compatriot who is trying to bring a feminist focus (i.e. understand the power dynamics in relationships and in our world) to financial literacy as it pertains to women living in shelters whose lives and livelihoods have... Read More

Why is Marriage Success Important to a Planner?

22 July, 2014

“Marital Success Rate 30%”reads the title of a recent Ottawa Citizen article by Michael Pond (based largely on the research of John Gottman, a relationship expert). "Yikes"! I thought, I better read this. Now why would a Financial Planner care about marriage... Read More

Why Humour?

17 July, 2014

Introducing the upcoming book: Let's Have Fun With Money: Come Dance With Me So You Can "The difference between a comedian and humorist is that nobody actually expects a humorist to make you laugh." Jonathan Goldstein “The Hard Work of Humour” is a recent... Read More

Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

15 July, 2014

I am sure you have heard the expression, "a picture is worth a thousand words," and I would like to add that words with pictures often tell us a meaningful story, as well. All of us have our own stories to tell. Mine includes growing up poor and living... Read More