How to Create A Successful Side Hustle During COVID

Are you considering adopting a side hustle during COVID?  Whether it’s launching your own business or getting a part-time job, starting a side hustle during COVID might be a great way to increase your income. However, it might be challenging while balancing your full-time job and life. Taking a leap of faith to turn your […]

Imagine

I received a video some time ago of world leaders singing the words to John Lennon’s song, “Imagine.” The message illustrates what could be but isn’t. That got me thinking. What if Donald Trump suddenly experienced an iota of enlightenment. What would that look like in a parting note to Americans?  “My amazing and fantastic […]

Taking the Reins of Your Aging Parents

You are beginning to realize it may be time to take over. Perhaps you have visited recently, and you are getting concerned. There are hardly any groceries in the fridge, and bills seem to be piling up on the kitchen table. You can’t help but wonder as you said goodbye when the last time they […]

Divorcing in the Middle of A Pandemic – What You Need to Know

At the best of times, dealing with finance is a source of stress for many Canadians. The 2020 Financial Stress Index found that money is the number one cause of pressure by a large margin, and one of the primary reasons couples divorce. For couples who are divorcing in the middle of the COVID 19 […]

Cossack Christmas

Christmas 2020 was similar to Christmas 1987. Long before the pandemic, it was its own version of “Schitt’s Creek.” A year ripe with divorces, double-digit interest rates, and bankruptcies. In my third year of marriage, surrounded by our own challenges at the time, I decided to create a quasi Christmas dinner/party that celebrated the goodness […]

Preparing for the Coming Recession – What You Need to Know.

According to Forbes Magazine, in February of this year, the word recession 2020 was googled over 75 million times. Was this a sign of collective worry before we knew we were dealing with a global pandemic? We may never know for sure. Also, keep in mind several forces were keeping economists up at night on […]