Weekly roundup: Philly and the NFL

September 5, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  As you read this I’m in Philly.  Yes that’s right this weekend I’m spending four days in the city of brotherly love and crossing another item off my bucket list.  Philadelphia is a six hour drive from where I live so yesterday morning I hit the road for an extra long weekend […]

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Deciding Between Direct Investing and Investing with a Broker

September 4, 2014

When you want to see your money grow, you need to invest it, but when you start considering investments and how to make them, you are going to run into some hard questions fairly fast. For example, one of the first big choices you will have to make involves whether you want to work with […]

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Ask a CFP: Where is the market going?

September 4, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  If I had a dollar for every single time someone asked me this question I would be a very rich lady.  The question is so random and absolutely unpredictable.  It’s like asking someone what do you think the weather will be like tomorrow?  The truth is no one knows, not even the […]

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Is Your Company doing their Best to Retain You?

September 3, 2014

Even in the current job market, hiring employees is a challenging process from the short-listing of candidates to the training of new hires for their jobs. The organisation invests its resources, such as time, effort and money, to find the right people for the right jobs at the right time! As such, employee retention is […]

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Saving isn’t enough to retire

September 3, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, how far away are you from your retirement date?  Some of us may want to spend our lives flourishing in our careers and plan to retire at 65, some people want to work hard and retire early at 55 and some of us save every single […]

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It ain’t trickin if you got it

September 1, 2014

That’s a hip way to say it’s OK to spend money if you have it.  I have to tell you I’m not so sure.  Maybe As you know I work in finance aka the land of corporate douche bags.  Every single day I am surrounded by men in $2000 suits – I know this because […]

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Weekly roundup: Long weekends and Labor Day

August 29, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  Well it’s Labour Day weekend and you know what that means, our summer is officially coming to an end.  I had a great summer this year and I’m definitely sad to see it go, but I also have a great Fall lined up so I’m really excited for the […]

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Ask a CFP: What’s an ETF?

August 28, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Since the market crash in 2008 everyone is trying to save money whenever and where ever possible.  People want discounts on their food, need coupons for their household goods and search for the lowest fees on their investments.  So let me ask you a question, has your investment style changed since the […]

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Venus and Mars and Shopping

August 27, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Today we’re featuring another post in our Venus and Mars series.  As one half of a couple I have to say that the differences between men and women are astonishing.  Yet we continue to leave (somewhat harmoniously) together here on Earth.  I used to think the difference of opinions in my relationship […]

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