7 Money Mistakes To Avoid This Year

I’m on a mission to help people get a better handle on their money. Of course, you may be someone who doesn’t make mistakes. However, in the thirty plus years I’ve worked in the financial services industry, I’ve seen lots of things that people do wrong when it comes...

The Steady March Of Inflation

What were you doing in 2006? Maybe you were humming the latest Beyonce hit Check on It, or standing in line with your kids to see Ice Age: The Meltdown. Or, maybe you were discovering the newest social media craze and opening a Facebook account. Conservative Stephen...

Why Are Canadians So Loyal To Their Bank?

I have been dealing with my bank for decades and most of my financial products are held there. Yes, I know that I could get a higher interest rate on my savings account, or a lower trading fee on my discount brokerage if I switched. I think about it for a minute or...

Sharing My Top Financial Wins

Talking about money can often feel a lot like the movie Fight Club. You know, the first rule of money is: You do not talk about money. The second rule of money is: You do not talk about money. Indeed, money is a taboo topic in many households and cultures. As a...

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