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Why Is Talking About Money So Taboo?

Think about conversations you have had with friends and family. My oldest friend and I met in kindergarten. We have gone through everything together — death, marriage, divorce, job losses, and childbirth. Yet, the one thing we don’t discuss is money. We talk about it in general terms but I have no idea what her real financial situation is, and she doesn’t know mine. When my girlfriends and I get […]

When My Husband Died Insurance Saved My Life
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When My Husband Died Insurance Saved My Life

It was New Year’s Eve and I just got off the phone with the insurance company. That conversation took me from the edge of a cliff to the possibility of a future. But a crazy twist of fate could have just as easily pushed me over. My story went back 10 years earlier, to a fateful decision that changed everything. I met my husband when he was 26 years old. […]

The Five Stages of Retirement Planning Angst
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The Five Stages of Retirement Planning Angst

I love this article and put my own headline spin on it.  Fantastic. The New York Times By PAUL B. BROWN Published: February 9, 2013 I HAVEN’T a clue what kind of psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was. But I do know she was a terrific financial planner. Enlarge This Image Glynis Sweeny   Dr. Kübler-Ross, who died in 2004, is best known for identifying the five stages of grief that people […]

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Three Easy Ways to Start a Financial Plan

November 19, 2012 Why do only one-third of women have a financial plan in place? According to the Prudential Research Study on Women, the reasons include lack of time, the pull to meet shorter-term financial obligations, lack of knowledge, and an unmet desire for assistance and help. There are also emotional reasons for women to avoid planning. In my work with women, I hear women tell me that feel overwhelmed […]

Busting Three Myths of Financial Planning
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Busting Three Myths of Financial Planning

01/11/2013   Many of us hate organizing our financial lives but love dreaming about our futures. Our dreams are the fun part but planning to get there is the stuff of discipline and denial — or so we believe. That might be part of the reason that only a third of women have a financial plan, as found by a TD Investor’s Poll. As Credit Canada Debt Solutions discovered, one-third […]