As the old saying goes “Cluttered space is a cluttered mind”. The same applies to your finances. When you are lacking coherent organization or you have a messy financial system, it can lead to poor financial decisions. That’s because you are unclear about where you stand, you don’t know what bills are due or overdue, […]
Historically speaking, women have not been the main breadwinners of the family. Consequently, we didn’t have the responsibility to take care of the household finances. However, women have been holding full-time jobs for the past 50-60 years, without necessarily sharing the responsibility to manage the household finances.
In my coaching practice, I often work with women […]
January is here… which means the credit card bills full of holiday spending are also here. At this point, you are probably feeling the nauseating effect of your financial hangover! But what shall you do about it?
I’m a big believer that mistakes are actually GOOD for us, as long as we learn from them.
So you […]
The new year is only days away, and you might be thinking “what can I do differently this year to improve my finances?”
Here are 7 tips to help you improve your finances in 2017:
1- Become clear on your goals. …and by goal, I don’t mean “I want to win the lottery before my retirement” (although […]
Having paid off the mortgage of our home 3 years ago, my husband and I were ready to purchase our first rental property this summer.
As the money coach, I was of course the one responsible for figuring out which price range we can afford and how it will affect our everyday finances.
One of the main […]
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Global economic strain is seeing price inflation and consumers paying more, yet […]
In celebration of my 40th birthday today, I compiled the 40 Rules of Money that I have learned &/or followed over the past 40 years (listed in no particular order)
Money is simply a tool. It’s not good or evil. It just embodies your own belief system.
Money is often a symptom. As I frequently […]
It is no surprise that finances are the leading cause of stress in a relationship.
According to a survey of people in a relationship*, 44% of respondents experiencing relationship stress aged 44 to 54 said money was the primary cause of friction.
How can you ensure that you do not become part of this statistic?
Here are 4 […]
It’s important to get the bills paid on time. Not only do the late fees kill you, but it can be damaging to your credit, too. When your credit score drops, the cost of all future borrowing goes up too.
Not to worry! You can get organized and successfully pay your bills on time.
Open your bills […]
Here’s a question that not too many people ask themselves often enough, and it’s at the source of many disappointments and money-related stress.
In this consumerism-focused society, you are led to believe that you NEED everything you see on TV, on billboards, in magazines, and even in front of your face as you are doing your […]