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Money and Divorce

By | 2018-02-06T15:46:18+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Beginning Again, Divorce Self-Help|

  A few months ago I was at a presentation about money. It was not a presentation about new tax rules or how to invest, but it was about how hard it is to talk about money. "I know that!"  I thought to myself. A+ for me. Why is talking about money so hard? Well, [...]

Communication – Rules for Life

By | 2017-11-03T22:45:38+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Beginning Again, Divorce Self-Help, Self-Help|

I'm an accountant. Accountants are notoriously bad at communication. There is usually a reason someone chooses to become an accountant and that reason is usually because numbers are so straight-forward. They are clear and concise, easy to line up, sort and deal with. They are usually associated with projects and with decisions that have very [...]

The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Money. Part 2: I Don’t Deserve It

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Beginning Again, Financial Personalities, Financial Self-Help, Self-Help|

I am curious about the stories people tell themselves about money. I have been gaining self-awareness about how my stories have majorly impacted my life and so I was interested to learn if other's stories have had the same impact on their own lives. A friend kindly offered to share her story with me. She already [...]

The Good Divorce

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:51+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Beginning Again, Divorce Self-Help|

When I was freshly separated I was under terrible stress and in extreme emotional pain. My days were consumed with anger and sadness and I remember wondering if anything could be worse than going through a divorce. According to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, death of a spouse tops out as the most stressful known [...]

Economic Update Daydreaming

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:51+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Beginning Again, Financial Planning Steps|

I recently went to the Economic Update that CPABC (that's Chartered Professional Accountants of BC) puts on every year. I go every year as it is free professional development (well, almost free as it consumes my time) and I always think that I might learn something. This year I learned that the Economic Update works [...]