Celebrating Three Years Of Boomer & Echo

It was just over three years ago that my mom and I started putting together a collection of articles that would mark the beginning of Boomer & Echo.  We didn’t have a clue about blogging or running a website (and still don’t!), but we pressed on and...

Me & My Money: Echo

Thanks to Larry MacDonald for contacting me and conducting the interview for Me & My Money, which was posted in Saturday’s edition of the Globe & Mail.  As a relatively new personal finance blog, it’s great to receive this kind of attention from...

Re: Student House (ING)

Yesterday Boomer wrote about our rental property venture from my University days (thank Mom, I guess I deserved that).  Now this is a great idea for parents who have children moving away from home to attend University.  Purchase a house and have your child act as the...

Student House (ING)

It’s that time of year again when students are returning to school.  Some will be leaving their parents nest and living on their own for the first time.  My oldest son attended university in our own city so he lived at home, saving us a housing expense. However, my...

The Long and Winding Road

When I saw the classified ad in the newspaper for a Financial Planner for a Trust Company I knew that was what I wanted to do – help people get a handle on their finances and plan for the future.  My dream job! I worked for a bank and they didn’t recognize financial...

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