5 questions to ask your financial adviser

April 6, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Do you have a financial planner?  As a financial planner myself I’m always curious as to how many people actually use the financial services of a professional. Do you manage your own money or seek the advice of a professional? One of my new co-workers (yes I got a new job, more […]

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Weekly roundup: It’s a day off

April 3, 2015

Happy Friday!  I don’t know about you but today as you read this I am still at home in my pyjamas and I tend to stay this way.  Thanks for Good Friday my office is closed and I can sleep in.  Thank you Easter! How are you spending this long weekend? I hope whatever you’re […]

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The cost of my unlimited lifestyle

April 2, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me as you a question, do you  believe in paying for convenience?  Normally I would say no.  I am the type of person who will walk five blocks in a snow storm to my bank to save on bank fees even though there is another ABM only a few feet away.  […]

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3 types of clients, which one are you?

April 1, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  As the tax filing deadline quickly approaches on April 15 people all around the country are deciding if they want to contribute into their retirement accounts before the deadline and if so how much money do they need. Although I no longer work in the world of banking many of my friends […]

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Would You Take a College Do Over?

March 30, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  This year marks the 10 year anniversary of my college graduation.  I can’t even believe it but I graduated from college in December of 2005.  It seems like a lifetime ago, but at the same time I remember it like it was yesterday. What have you accomplished since graduation? So much has […]

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Weekly roundup: Debt, NYC and Waffles

March 27, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the weekend.  Sleeping in and waffles is what’s on my agenda over the next two days.  If the weather continues to cooperate maybe I’ll get outside and go for a walk…maybe. I probably shouldn’t admit this but there are some weekends that I […]

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Save money with these home renos

March 26, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  It’s officially spring, well it is on the calendar anyways, and that means it’s prime time for the real estate market.  Home owners around the country are getting their homes ready to be put on the market and hopeful home buyers everywhere are looking for their dream home. Are you looking to […]

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The time I almost broke up with my boyfriend

March 25, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  As always I’m being a little bit dramatic, I didn’t actually almost break up with my boyfriend of fifteen years, but we did have a discussion about his recent financial decision.  Last week my boyfriend Nick bought the new Samsung Edge smart phone for $650.  Actually he pre-ordered the phone and it […]

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What I learned from my taxes

March 23, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  I just finished my taxes.  Yes that’s right I spent Friday night doing our taxes and it gave me a huge headache.  I finished our taxes, took two Tylenol, watched Shark Tank and went to bed at 10 pm.  Yes I know you’re jealous of my extremely exciting life. You probably want […]

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