Author Archives: Sarah Milton

How Much Should You Save?

“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.” – John Irving The question of how much to save is one that I’m asked about on a regular basis. It’s a question that is often approached from a mathematical perspective but, as I’ve learned from my own adventures in finance, sometimes the math makes things more complicatedContinue Reading

The No Spend Challenge

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S. Eliot Recently I went wedding dress shopping with a friend. She’s getting married next summer and I’m part of the wedding party so we had a lot of fun as she tried on a number of dresses before finally deciding on “the one”. Although she had aContinue Reading

Beware of Chasing Winners

“If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.” – Warren Buffett A few weeks ago, I had a phone call from a woman who wanted to change the investments that she had in her Group RRSP. She’d just received her statement and was disappointed with the return.Continue Reading

The Importance of Failing

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot I recently read the book “The Up Side of Down” by Megan McCardle which explores not only how much can be learned from failing but also how many opportunities can be lost to people with a fearContinue Reading