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Financial Literacy Month

Financial Literacy Month

The purpose of this post is to promote Financial Literacy Month in Canada. Every November, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides resources and holds events designed to provide Canadians with the tools to gain control of their personal finances. This post contains links to […]

My Son Wants to Become A Teacher But There’s One Big Problem

My Son Wants to Become A Teacher But There’s One Big Problem

For as long as I can remember, my son has dreamed about being an elementary school teacher. He works at youth camps in the summer. He coaches young kids in soccer. He volunteers in the kids’ program at our church. And, in his Junior year […]

Fortnite for Finances

Fortnite for Finances

This post is part of a campaign to promote #FinHealthMatters Day 2018, sponsored by CFSI, Center for Financial Services Innovation.   Last week, my 10th grade daughter brought home an assignment from her Civics class. The assignment: describe how you would improve your overall education […]

On Grown & Flown

On Grown & Flown

I’m excited to share that last week I had a post published on Grown & Flown, an awesome website for parents of older kids. Grown & Flown has been featured on TODAY, NBC News, The New York Times, Forbes, Washington Post and Huffington Post. The […]

What Have I Gotten Myself Into? An Assessment of My First Month Blogging

What Have I Gotten Myself Into? An Assessment of My First Month Blogging

I’ve noticed personal finance bloggers generally fall into 3 categories: 1) Stay-at-home moms 2) Engineers 3) Frugal millennials Since I can check off 2 of those boxes, I thought blogging would be easy. I was wrong. I have an undergrad degree in Aerospace Engineering and […]


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