Category Archives: General Finance

Making the 1% Difference

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill A few weeks ago, in my “Making Success a Habit” post, I listed, “Find Your 1%” as one of the strategies. This idea, that making multiple small changes could create a surprisingly big difference, came from an article I read

7 Habits of Wealthy Canadians

Far too often we are lured by the thought that there may be a shortcut to wealth. We all dream about winning the lottery, or investing in the next great investment, or starting a wonder business that becomes a license to print money. I was up late this week and I had the TV running

Financial Success ultimately comes from your commitment

“Decide. Commit. Succeed.” – Unknown Commitment is one of those words that we often tend to associate more with romantic relationships than anything else. The idea of “committing” to one person tends to involve a promise of loyalty and fidelity to that person and a commitment to valuing, preserving and improving the relationship over the

How to achieve more by doing less

“We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are” – Max De Pree As the new year is here, many people are busy making resolutions and thinking about what they can do differently in 2015. If you’ve read my posts before, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I’m a

Implementing your Financial goals

Happy New Year! As we put the past year behind us and look to the future, it’s a typical time for people to start the year with some financial resolutions. For some their focus will be on getting rid of debt. Others will have savings goals. Some people just need to know more about their

Boosting Your Financial Fitness

“Clear your mind of can’t.” – Samuel Johnson With 2015 just around the corner, it seems only natural that our thoughts should turn to creating change and making resolutions to “do better” next year in some way. Often those resolutions are connected to health and fitness and this might explain why gyms and fitness studios