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Book Review: The Financially Empowered Woman

Tracy Theemes, author of The Financially Empowered Woman, and Kamal Basra own Sofia Financial Group in Vancouver, B.C. In addition to supporting their clients, they give back to the community by hosting workshops and gatherings, including the Sofia Wealth Academy. A few years ago gathered all my courage and signed up to attend. It was both…
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Book Review: Your Money or Your Life

This week I finally took the time to read, Your Money or Your Life, by Vicki Robin. I’m not sure what took me so long but I’m SO glad I finally picked it up. This is the point: anyone can achieve financial independence. You define it and you shape your life to make it happen.…
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Set your (money) goals!

I can write until the cows come home about financial strategy. I can talk until I’m blue in the face about building wealth. These things are all well and good, but the real question is, how do they relate to your money and your life? Ultimately, what do you want to achieve? Grab a pen and paper, let’s do…
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I used to be frugal…

The first badass idea Back in January when I started this blog, I was a  card-carrying member of the Mr. Money Mustache club. I have been following him for 6 years and read every single one of his blog posts. Pete is a frugal, badass man that lives in Colorado and is changing the world via his…
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The bigger YES burning inside

I was (and probably still am) notorious for enthusiastically saying yes, committing to something and figuring out the details later. I would frustrate everyone around me by double booking evenings, committing to going on trips and then backing out at the last minute.

Ladies Making Money: The Top Ten Songs

Nothing can get you pumped up like just the right song at the right moment. So when the Lady Investors team is getting down to business, we like to listen to tunes about women making money. From hip hop to country, these are our top ten picks for songs to get you in the mood…
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10 things I learned from Mona Nazir

On November 22, 2017, Lady Investors Montreal co-hosted a talk by Mona Nazir, Canada’s best stock picker for the industrials sector.

There’s a voice that keeps on calling me

Ulysses, Ulysses – Soaring through all the galaxies. In search of Earth, flying in to the night. Ulysses, Ulysses – Fighting evil and tyranny, with all his power, and with all of his might. Ulysses – no-one else can do the things you do. Ulysses – like a bolt of thunder from the blue. Ulysses…
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80 days around the world

80 days around the world, we’ll find a pot of gold just sitting where the rainbow’s ending. Time – we’ll fight against the time, and we’ll fly on the white wings of the wind. 80 days around the world, no we won’t say a word before the ship is really back. Round, round, all around…
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Why you should talk about money

Like many of us, I grew up not discussing money. Most of my understanding of what money meant in our family came from overheard arguments between my parents…