Are you making the NUMBER ONE money mistake?!

This might be the NUMBER ONE mistake when it comes to money….Not planning for FUTURE YOU. In my day to day practice, I find that most people think about their budget within the NOW… what will they need this month? When it comes to debt, most people think in the PAST… where they spent theirContinue reading “Are you making the NUMBER ONE money mistake?!”

You need a goal… FAST.

If we want to achieve financial success we need to identify what financial success looks like for YOU. Financial success to me will look differently than what it looks like to you. Everyone reading this blog will have different versions of success. The best way to achieve ANY version of success is to have goals…Continue reading “You need a goal… FAST.”

You Need a B WORD.

… BUDGET. Woah there! Did you just CRINGE at the word “budget”? You, like many other people, may get a negative feeling even mentioning the big “B” word. I personally love it. I get EXCITED when I get to talk about budgeting. My day is MADE when someone tells me how my budget tips changedContinue reading “You Need a B WORD.”

HOW IS Your MONEY MINDSET this decade?!

I’m sure you’ve heard it all before… and maybe you’re guilty of saying this too… “New year, new vibe. New me. This is the year that I will accomplish ALL THE THINGS!” A day goes by, two weeks, then maybe a month. Before you know it, your New Year’s resolutions slip away from view andContinue reading “HOW IS Your MONEY MINDSET this decade?!”

Teach Your Kids What Christmas is REALLY About

If you don’t want your kids to be materialistic, quit buying them so much stuff. You’ve probably seen me say this before. Don’t feel badly though if you’ve fallen into the consumer vortex and got a little gift-happy this year. I’ve been guilty of this too! Sometimes we all need a little reminder. We allContinue reading “Teach Your Kids What Christmas is REALLY About”

3 Ways to Cut Your Christmas Spending!

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Christmas falls on December 25th this year! I’m only kidding a little bit. Why? In reality, we all know what day Christmas is… yet every year we fail to plan for the cost! Gifts to buy… time off work… turkey dinners to make… it all racks up. If you’re in my innerContinue reading “3 Ways to Cut Your Christmas Spending!”

Can We Just STOP with the Gift Giving this Christmas?

Christmas has become a retail festival with a CONSUMERISM mindset… and it shouldn’t be. Christmas should be joyous, a time to relax and spend quality time with the people that we care about…. but it causes some people unhappiness, debt , and anxiety. Many people this season will feel obligated to buy gifts for friends,Continue reading “Can We Just STOP with the Gift Giving this Christmas?”

Buying Christmas gifts for your Employees? Check this out!

This blog post is for my fellow Canadians… can I get an eh in here??? (Okay, I don’t say it that much either.) So you’re an AWESOME employer. You da boss. And you have AWESOME employees that you couldn’t do it without. And it’s going to be Christmas soon! You want to spoil those hardContinue reading “Buying Christmas gifts for your Employees? Check this out!”

Do YOU have a UNICORN BUDGET?

You’re probably thinking that a unicorn budget is awesome, because unicorns are clearly a super awesome and popular buzz word right now. But a unicorn budget is NOT a good thing. What do I mean by “UNICORN BUDGET?” Well, if you have created your budget, your spending plan, by numbers that you THINK make sense…Continue reading “Do YOU have a UNICORN BUDGET?”

What IS a BUDGET?

Woah there! Did you just CRINGE at the word “budget”? You, like many other people, may get a negative feeling even mentioning the big “B” word. I personally love it. I get EXCITED when I get to talk about budgeting. My day is MADE when someone tells me how my budget tips made their financialContinue reading “What IS a BUDGET?”