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  • There’s No Rush

    There’s No Rush

    Do you know the feeling of being overwhelmed?  So many things to do, so many choices – should I do this, or perhaps that would be better?   Many times, it is during times of uncertainty, of change, that we can become overwhelmed.   And it is preciously in times like this, that people are at risk of making regrettable decisions that can lead to the loss …Read More »
  • Portion Control – The tricky matter of who owns what

    Portion Control – The tricky matter of who owns what

    “Portion” – it might just be the most important word when it comes to money matters.  Especially to the topic of how couples should organize financial ownership.  I’m often asked things like, should all our accounts be joint?  The subject of joint accounts is always a hot topic in focus groups and interviews I conduct.  Always single, single again, partnered, it doesn’t matter, everyone has …Read More »
  • Participation Enables Women’s Financial Security

    Participation Enables Women’s Financial Security

    Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines financially secure as “having enough money to live on and not having to worry about money.”   Financial security is based in confidence.   Confidence that our cash flow (earned or from investment) will be for your lifetime sufficient to maintain a comfortable lifestyle, regardless of how your life may change, is essential to financial security.   Confidence that any debt is manageable and on …Read More »
  • Presentation to the Richmond Hill Public Library: Financial Literacy Book Talk

    Presentation to the Richmond Hill Public Library: Financial Literacy Book Talk

    Set yourself up for financial success. In this video, you’ll see a presentation from Leslie McCormick, author of Bank on Yourself – Why Every Woman Should Plan Financially to be Single, Even if She’s Not. Excerpt: My first interview related to the book Bank On Yourself: Why Every Woman Should Plan Financially To Be Single Even if She’s Not was with a personal finance columnist …Read More »
  • You Me & We – The search for good advice

    You Me & We – The search for good advice

    My husband and I both love and dread home renovations.   We have lived through multiple renovations.. literally lived in the house through them.   I even have a picture of our daughter when she was just 9 months old crawling around on a subfloor with power tools (not plugged in) nearby.   The dust, the noise, the disruption.  And we can handle all that just fine.   What …Read More »