Author Archives: Sarah Milton

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

It’s important to reflect on your successes

“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.” – Unknown Recently, I took a weekend course with a friend. It’s a course I’ve taken a few times before and always found impactful (which is why I keep going back!) but for my friend, it was the first time that she’d taken

Financial spring cleaning

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.” – A.A. Milne Even though I’ve lived in Canada for 15 years, I’ve never totally adjusted to the fact that the winters are so long. Every year, I expect Spring to start in April and every year Mother Nature sends

Get in the Game and Re-focus

“I have wandered all my life and I have also traveled. The difference between the two is that we wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc The end of March marks the end of the first quarter of 2015; this means that 25% of the year is already behind us. I’m

The Cost of Procrastination

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt There are lots of reasons why we procrastinate. Sometimes it’s because we’re delaying doing something we really don’t enjoy doing. Sometimes it’s because we’re fearful. Sometimes it’s because we’re

Five Things Every Teen Should Understand About Money

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin Whenever I do education sessions, I always make a point to remind the under 25s in the room that they are the most powerful wealth builders because they have time on their side. The magic of compound interest means that, even a small amount