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TED Talk: You Will Be Amazed!

Okay, this will really surprise you but I was told about a TED talk on "How Trees Talk To Each Other". I believe there is so much more out there that we just don't know about. Just think about when you are walking in nature what a magical place it is. We know that...

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What A Phenomenal Event!

Lighthouse For Grieving Children is an incredible organization that helps families deal with grief after the death of a loved one. This organization is funded through private donations and at the run/walk this past weekend, we raised over $150,000!!!  This enables 88...

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What About A Down Payment?

In todays Real Estate market, the chances are slim that our children will be able to purchase a home without the help of us, the parents.  This then raises the question of how do we protect this investment against potential creditors which includes an ex-partner or...

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Canadian Champion And Savior Of The People!

A friend of mine told me about her experience with a gentleman by the name of Jean Vanier who unfortunately just passed away at the age of 90.  I was so touched by her description of how this man treated each individual with the utmost of respect and especially those...

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Does This Sound Familiar?

I would like to share with you a fairly typical story of clients that I work with.  This particular family earns a pretty healthy income but there is never enough money at the end of the month to save anything towards their retirement, university fund for their...

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Guess What Time It Is?

It seems hard to believe that we are already at the end of March and we all know what that means.  That is right, it’s tax time!!  Thoughts go to tax preparation, getting receipts together, doing the final tally to submit to our accountants or bookkeepers. As a...

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How To Get Financial Security

Why is it that only 10% of professional women are "very confident" in their ability to fully retire with a comfortable lifestyle?  Why are we so worried about our financial security?  These are intelligent, high-earning, hardworking women and yet many feel they are...

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Did You Know?

Did you know that when you get a mortgage from a bank, they give you a discounted interest rate but if you need to pay off the mortgage before the maturity date, you also have to refund them the difference in the interest rates?  If your rate was discounted by, say,...

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How Brave Is This Man To Speak Out!

I have spoken to so many people of late that do not listen to the news anymore because of all the doom and gloom.  I have often thought why we don't have a news station that just broadcasts all the positive things in the world?  So on that note, here is a true story...

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This Is Worth Investigating

If you own a home, you are probably familiar with Title Insurance.  Well, I read something very interesting the other day that I wanted to share with you.  It stated that there are 2 types of Title Insurance.  Basically a general coverage that covers the purchaser and...

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Beyond The Basics!

Happy New Year!!  As we are all completing our personal and business goal setting, I would like to ask you to add one item "enhance your financial knowledge" to the list.  I met a woman this week that relies on her husband for all financial decisions and it just...

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Walk In Your Purpose!

In light of the Holiday Season, the season of giving, I wanted to share a fabulous TEDx Talk by Michael Jr., a comedian who discusses how comedy and laughter occur through a setup, then a punchline and how this can be applied to life. He shows how to use the setbacks...

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