Thursday - November 30, 2023

Traps women fall into – Thinking that a man is a financial plan

December 30th, 2008

Many women, particularly those of baby boomer age and older, rely on a man to be their financial plan. This is mainly due to conditioning that started in childhood. The typical couple used to consist of the husband who was the breadwinner, and the wife who was the homemaker and mother. Women were not encouraged to involve themselves with finances and investments. Those were considered the man’s job. As a result, women did not develop the skills to competently manage money or understand investments. The unfortunate result of this early programming is that many women feel “dumb” about money... Read More

Transition – Three reasons why it could be the best thing that ever happens to you

November 21st, 2008

Women may have to deal with a number of transitions in their lifetime. Many will be difficult, some will cause stress and others can be downright painful! These difficult periods in our lives are not pleasant and while we are in the midst of them, we may not be able to see a light at the end of the tunnel. So how can something so difficult end up being the best thing that ever happens to you? 1. Pain – it wakes you up I am sure many of you have heard the expression “no pain, no gain” right? Do we ever really grow while our lives are moving along smoothly and easily? Not a chance! There is... Read More