Canada vs. USA: Banking

March 18, 2015

Good morning Dinks..  I just got back from another great trip in New York City.  As you know I had a very hectic February and my extra long getaway to Toronto turned out to be more business than pleasure.  To say that I was relaxed when I came home would be an understatement because I […]

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How do you feel about risk?

March 16, 2015

Maybe you said I’m afraid of it.  Maybe you said I need more context before answering.  Or maybe you said I love it.  So which one are you?  Think about your day yesterday, did you take a risk on anything?  I personally don’t like to take risks, or at least I don’t think I do. […]

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Weekly Roundup: Friday the 13th

March 13, 2015

Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.  I’m back from my long weekend in New York City and I’m getting back into my routine.  Has spring fever hit you yet?  We had a lovely warm spell over the last few days and it’s been great, but today it’s cold again.  Oh well it’s the weekend and […]

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The Payoffs of an Organized Approach

March 12, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  The following is a contribution from our friend Anne at  Go over and check out her site, she’s awesome! An internet minute doesn’t last very long.  With all of the latest headlines, click bait titles (CAN I believe what happened next?  I need to know!), cat pictures and hustling strategies, there […]

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My Bad Money Habit

March 11, 2015

Yes it’s true.  I’m a financial planner and I have a bad money habit. Can you believe it?  The truth is I don’t always practice what I preach, actually I should say that I don’t always believe in what the bank wants me to tell clients.  Yes, that’s how I should say it. So what […]

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Can’t Save? Use Digit

March 10, 2015

Can’t Save? Use Digit. One thing I love about being a personal finance blogger is the chance to review new and exciting technology. The latest innovative product to come out of Silicon Valley is something called Digit. Digit is a web based application which identified and saves any surplus you have in your bank account. […]

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The one time I wish I was married

March 9, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  To say that I had an interesting weekend would be the understatement of the month.  Let me just say that being 34 and unmarried is a very interesting combination at weddings. When I was in my 20s and all my friends (everyone but me) were getting married I was at the fun, […]

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Weekly Roundup: I’m in NYC!

March 6, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  I’m writing to you today from good old NYC.  I arrived last night and I’m looking forward to spending the next three days in the city that never sleeps.  I’ve been here less than 24 hours and I’m already loving it.  First of all it’s a lot warmer in New York than […]

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March 5, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, are you one of those people who always has to have the latest technology?  Or better yet let me ask you another question, how many iPhones have you had?  If you’re a loyal Apple fan and have upgraded from the 4 to the 5 then to […]

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