Dollars and Sense…do you spend wisely?

June 21st, 2018

Recently a friend of mine who is a civil servant was excited that she was going to get some extra funds in her pocket one month due to an increase in her pay. She outlined to me all the ways she was going to use her funds and it had me thinking do we always [...]

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Do you have an unclaimed bank account?

November 13th, 2017

I can’t imagine anyone forgetting they have money in a bank. Every account I have, is monitored very carefully. That’s why it was shocking to learn that there are a number of persons who leave their money untouched in the bank for years. If I had some money out there then certainly I would be [...]

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No More Red Money!

September 20th, 2017

At the risk of revealing my age, I recently reminisced about going shopping and having one, two, five, ten and twenty dollar bills to spend. Of course back then those amounts of money could actually buy a lot of things. I still remember taking a hundred dollars to the shop and getting quite a few [...]

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Do you have the perfect budget!

July 10th, 2017

Where does the money go? Many persons work hard only to watch their hard earned money go up in smoke! It might seem as if it has disappeared but really the reason why your money goes so quickly is due to lack of a plan. A plan or budget is really the only way to [...]

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Where does the money go?

May 29th, 2017

I remember when I got my first paycheque at my first job.  I was ecstatic and I decided to celebrate by going on a shopping spree. Of course I was just as shocked when the money was all spent before the next pay cheque. I am older now and much more financially aware, however I [...]

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Children can learn how to manage money!

May 4th, 2017

Children like shopping for new things just as much as adults do but there is a big difference. Children usually get their money from their parents or relatives while adults have to earn their money. This is an obvious difference as the value of a dollar is not easily explained to a five year old [...]

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