Author Archives: Sarah Milton

Managing money when you don’t have a steady paycheque

“If we can understand the laws of cause and effect, anyone can predict the future: what we do today leads us to tomorrow’s destination.” – Celso Cukierkorn One of the things we often take for granted is a steady paycheque. After years of being self employed and working multiple jobs, it’s taken me a while

‎Creating Unbreakable Habits

“The chains of habit are too light to be felt, until they are too heavy to be broken.” – Warren Buffett Over the past couple of months, I’ve been making a conscious effort to watch less TV and spend my “screen time” watching more positive and motivational programs (the sort that are really hard to

3 Things to Consider When Choosing RRSP Investments

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffet A large part of my job involves providing information to employees who work for a company that offers a group retirement plan. I’m the person that they call when they need information about their group plan or help in choosing their investments. For many

The Rule of 72

“Compound Interest is the eighth wonder of the world.” – Albert Einstein Einstein described compound interest as the eighth wonder of the world because he felt that those who understood it, earned it and those who didn’t, paid it. Compounding is what makes saving early and saving regularly such a powerful part of building wealth

5 Common Money Traps – Part Two

“If you’re willing to do only what’s easy, life will be hard. If you’re willing to do what’s hard, life will be easy.” – T. Harv Eker As I said in last week’s post (Avoiding the Money Traps), debt is big business and one of the reasons it’s so profitable is because retailers have figured

Avoiding the Money Traps

“Action is the foundational key to all success. Knowing is not enough! Lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know.” – Tony Robbins Debt is big business. Everywhere you look these days, it seems that there are an ever-increasing number of ways to have whatever your heart desires