Weekly Recap: Tax Savings, Passions and TV

April 11, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  Well it’s the middle of April and it’s still not warm outside.  Is anyone else getting really restless as you wait for the warm weather to arrive?  It seems like spring is taking forever to come this year. As you read this my mother and two of my friends […]

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My Money Meltdown

April 10, 2014

  After yesterday I just want to put my head in the sand.  Have you ever had a bad money day?  Just one of those days when nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, goes right.  Well yesterday I had one of those days and today I just can’t seem to let it go.  So what […]

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How ECNs Have Revolutionised Trading

April 9, 2014

Technology is now at the forefront of every single little thing that we do. Hollywood would have you believe that the concept of trading stocks and shares is still limited to those with supreme amounts of wealth; especially those who have a vast amount of free time, or those who have a stockbroker as an […]

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Should everyone be planning for retirement?

April 9, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I was chatting with one of my friends yesterday and she was very upset.  Her parents are getting ready to retire and they are going to sell her childhood home.  Unfortunately her parents didn’t save a lot during their working years so they are going to downsize and use the profits from […]

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5 Tips to Get Cheaper Insurance for Your Rental Property

April 8, 2014

[The following is a guest contribution] OK, so you know that you need rental property insurance to protect your investment once your tenant moves in.  But do you know how to get the right coverage without spending an arm and a leg? Fear not!  It IS possible to get great rental property insurance at rates […]

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Judge Judy Talks Money

April 7, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know I am really addicted to reality TV.  My latest obsession is judge shows.  Every night at 7 pm I watch Judge Judy.  I avoided watching her for a long time because I thought she was way too harsh on people, but now I’m loving it. Give your word and […]

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Use Communication and Pre-nups to Build A Strong Relationship

April 6, 2014

Hi All, Embarking upon a new relationship is a wonderful time in life – emotions are running high and you have ton of optimism about the future you will build together. The last thing you want to do is jeopardize your love by discussing mundane things like who brings home the bacon. But when you […]

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Weekly roundup: Good jobs, travels and wealth

April 4, 2014

(A pic I took in Central Park) Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  In just over a month I will be in NYC.  I absolutely love travelling.  I am also a planner so I always plan my vacations months in advance.  This makes the time between booking my vacation and actually going on vacation totally […]

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It’s time to cut the cord.

April 3, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Do you remember a few weeks ago when I wrote about my Dad’s girlfriend being in debt at 65?  In case you missed that post let me break it down for you very quickly.  My Dad used to spend his winters in Florida.  Last year he wasn’t able to go because his […]

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