Financial Fraud Prevention Tips

Financial fraud is still the most prevalent crime today. The Internet is also making it easier for fraudsters to do their deeds from just about anywhere in the world. According to scambusters.org, money wiring and re-loadable cards are the most difficult to trace and make certain frauds that much easier: Advance Payment – The victim Read more about Financial Fraud Prevention Tips[…]

Millionaires Don’t Make These Mistakes

“The primary difference between the wealthy and the rest of us is that they’re in control of their money – they don’t let money control them,” says Jaime Tardy, a business coach and author of The Eventual Millionaire, who has interviewed more than 150 millionaires on how they accumulated their wealth. The wealthy weren’t born Read more about Millionaires Don’t Make These Mistakes[…]

How to Achieve Personal Financial Sanity

As the sovereign debt crisis makes its way around the world, creating havoc in its wake, we can be thankful that Canada has weathered the storm in fairly good shape. The media has given us a play-by-play on the action and many people are concerned with the outcome. While we can’t solve the sovereign debt Read more about How to Achieve Personal Financial Sanity[…]

The Financial and Emotional Ravages of Alzheimer’s

The Baby Boomers have become known as the “sandwich” generation as they are wedged between the dependency needs of aging parents and the needs of their children. Those hit the hardest have been the families ravaged by the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Baby Boomers now find themselves reaching the age when the disease Read more about The Financial and Emotional Ravages of Alzheimer’s[…]

Debt Reduction As Retirement Savings Strategy

  Statistics Canada recently reported the ratio of household credit market debt to disposable income reached the highest level since the agency began tracking this figure. In 1990 it was 50%, rose to 110% in 2000 and jumped to 149% in the second quarter of 2011. This can cause some angst for those with children Read more about Debt Reduction As Retirement Savings Strategy[…]