Who’s watching you?

Today we are constantly being tracked and analyzed. Every time you click on your browsers, Google is learning more and more about you. The first time I did a search on Google and then a couple a seconds later found an ad for what I was searching for on my Facebook feed it really freakedContinue reading “Who’s watching you?”

The difficult D word!

We live in a fast pace world and we are constantly looking for quick, easy and convenient.  Enter all our apps and fast food, which meet all these requirements. The road to success, however, is usually never quick, easy or convenient.  If it were, we would have more healthy, fit and financially free people. ThereContinue reading “The difficult D word!”

Consistency is the name of the game!

Last week I challenged you to make your choices keeping your goal in mind. How’s that going? When we act consciously it makes it easier to change a behavior or a habit. We can do it for one day, but the trick is to do it day after day. Consistency is essential for success inContinue reading “Consistency is the name of the game!”

The fastest way to get rich is to wear Purple and be Mindful

June 15th is designated conscious consumer day. On this day we ask you to wear purple as a reminder to be financially mindful. All too often people spend for the wrong reasons. These are so many cultural standards that we try to meet and in the process create debt for ourselves.  Never stopping for aContinue reading “The fastest way to get rich is to wear Purple and be Mindful”

Do you think being a conscious consumer matters?

I think it’s only fitting that today’s post is all about being a conscious consumer.  There are many injustices and inequalities in this world. When we hear Oxfam statistics that says that 62 people own the same wealth as half of the world it can be bewildering.  62 people on this planet have $ 1.76trillionContinue reading “Do you think being a conscious consumer matters?”

To be or Not to be… in the Now

What if being in the moment or in the now is the worst thing we can do. Not to contradict Eckhart Tolle, but can being in the now do more harm than good? Let’s examine what most people think living in the now means. Generally speaking, many of us take living in the moment toContinue reading “To be or Not to be… in the Now”

The resilience of a lie

There are everyday lies we as a society live with. We are lied to by our friends, family and society at least once a day! A lie is defined as a statement that is false, misleading or inaccurate. Each of us wears many hats. We are parents, friends, business owners, accountants, chefs’ etc. In eachContinue reading “The resilience of a lie”

Do you have what it takes to be taken on?

Many people today are worried about being ripped off by their financial advisor, and rightly so. It is common to read articles about charlatan advisors who gave unscrupulous advice or absconded with their client’s money. This is an indisputable fact. This is a growing industry and because the entry requirement is low, pretty much anyoneContinue reading “Do you have what it takes to be taken on?”

Do we only see what we want to see?

When you have been fed the story that you live in the land of opportunity and plenty and you believe it, you may not able to see what is really around you. For instance, Americans believe that they live in the greatest nation on earth but the reality suggests something different: Wages earned in 2011Continue reading “Do we only see what we want to see?”

When is the right time to talk to your kids about Money?

In 2014 the Bank of Montreal found that Canadian parents would rather talk to their kids about sex than they would about money. There are several reasons for this. The first and the most common reason is that parents don’t feel confident in their own money management skill. Unfortunately, we were not brought up learningContinue reading “When is the right time to talk to your kids about Money?”