Navigating Stagflation: Financial Resilience in Uncertain Times

The need to feel financially unstoppable becomes more crucial amid high-interest rates and soaring inflation. We will delve into the complexities of stagflation, offering insights and strategies to overcome its financial challenges. Let’s start by acknowledging the prevalent sentiment of needing to be unstoppable during these economically challenging times and reflecting on the importance of […]

The Golden Bachelor and the Platinum Bachelorettes

ABC / Ricky Middlesworth

Reality TV is not me, but I have been groovin’ on The Golden Bachelor. It’s not the leading man who has me enamoured; it’s the powerhouse of women and their clandestine connections that steal the spotlight. The manes of platinum and grey hair have sparkled throughout the program. Sure, I get it. It’s all scripted, […]

Kindness 101

Each morning, I wake up and engage in a daily practice of meditation and breathing exercises. I quiet and balance my energies, only to get into my car and immediately cross paths with a colossal asshole who shows up out of nowhere and blows all that morning effort to shit. I know it’s a test, […]

Living Your Best Life – Clients Testimonials and Insights

In a world where life moves fast and financial goals constantly evolve, the pursuit of living your best life takes centre stage. THE QUEST FOR EARLY RETIREMENT   Many dream of retiring as early as possible, and why not?  Early retirement can be the gateway to a life filled with freedom and adventure.  Jackie and […]

How Do You Lose Wealth

Kelley Keehn joins Jackie to discuss losing wealth. Inspired by Annie Lennox’s song “Here Comes the Rain Again,” they delve into why individuals may face financial setbacks and the lessons that can be learned from such experiences. Kelly Keehn, a renowned financial expert and founder of MoneyWise Workplaces, shares insights on minimizing the dangers of […]

I Love You Barbie

Oh, Barbie, my childhood rebellion. I love you. Catholic schools were one of the original vestiges of learning about things like sex, drugs and rock-n-roll earlier than anywhere else. In the early sixties, the nuns had a Talibanisque view of women, believing they should be playing supportive roles in life instead of being the main attraction. […]

Spilling the Kool-Aid

Now that we’re post-mayoral election, many people have asked me why I haven’t pursued a political office given my 40 years of active municipal service as a volunteer in different community organization levels. The answer is easy. While others embrace the status quo, I choose to challenge it. I seek transparency and truth, unclouded by […]

Estate Planning for Business Owners

Jackie and Jin are back discussing the theme of the “last dance,” reflecting on the passing of Donna Summer, a talented singer. The song acknowledges that confronting our mortality is a universal experience, regardless of fame, and emphasizes the importance of cherishing every moment. Nobody talks about dying, but if it is not prepared well, […]

Toddler Inspired Style

I’m a soon-to-be senior who now dresses like a toddler with a collection of rockin’ rompers and overalls. I gave up seamlessly blending into societal norms and staying on-trend with tailored suits and timeless accessories. My industry changed dramatically, and my attire reflected that shift. I no longer navigate the world of high heels, shapewear, […]