Blog

Home/Blog/

September 2016

June 2016

The Blame Game

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 June 15th, 2016|News & Updates|

I went to an awesome workshop a few weeks ago put on by Dr. Sue Goldswain and John Boland. I won't try to summarize anything I learned, but if you ever need a marriage counsellor - definitely look to these two as an option. One thing that did pop up though was that it takes [...]

April 2016

Fear of Taxes

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Financial Self-Help, Tax Tips|

It's that time of year again. Busy season for accountants! The Canadian Personal Income Tax filing deadline of April 30, 2016 is approaching quickly! I was contemplating why it is still so busy for tax preparers as preparing your own taxes is getting easier every year. The tax software is getting cheaper and cheaper (and [...]

March 2016

Dating and Paying

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Financial Self-Help, Self-Help|

I have a few friends that are in the dating stage of their lives right now.  It is a fascinating topic of conversation. Of course, being me, I find the money part particularly interesting. How come? Well, pretty much every girlfriend I have claims that it is the guy's obligation to pay for dinner and [...]

February 2016

The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Money. Part 3 – I Will Never Be Able to Retire

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Financial Self-Help, Self-Help|

Retirement takes up a lot of space in society's consciousness.  It dominates the financial stories we tend to hear about. That is what we are all mostly saving for right? Retirement. Talk about retirement is particularly prevalent right now as the deadline for RRSP contributions for the 2015 tax year is fast approaching and so [...]