Stop Meeting Start Doing

This book. This book changed everything. Now if only I could get everyone else in this company to read it. Have you ever noticed how much actual time is wasted away in meetings? I’m not talking about the productive and efficient meetings that SOMETIMES leave you feeling energized, but the time wasting moments where you…

Mamas, you are NOT alone.

As part of the #speakthesecret campaign launched by the Postpartum Stress Centre, Karen Klieman teamed up with Molly McIntyre to create these to create comics th…at depict the silent struggle of postpartum distress. She said she asked McIntyre to illustrate “the words that postpartum women are not speaking.” Postpartum depression and anxiety affect 1 in…

The Importance of a mama’s “Me Time”

Me time is proven to make you more productive, happier and engaged with your work, family and friends… So why do we find it so incredibly hard to accept that we deserve this time? If you are a mama, you more than likely have the same problem as all of the other mama’s. You are…

Saving on Groceries

Did you know that when you buy groceries on your own for the first time, they grocery fairy doesn’t replenish them? I was shocked and disappointed when I came to the inevitable realization that my groceries (and toilet paper) didn’t magically reappear when they ran out! Before moving out, I never ran into this issue….

What Kids Need to Know About Money

There is more to teaching kids about money then the philosophy that money doesn’t grow on trees. We firmly believe that it is never too early to teach them how money matters work. They may not have to necessarily know the financial situation in details, but it does not hurt to explain the value of…

Easy Peasy No Bake Appetizers

Headed to a party and need to bring a dish to pass? Below are three easy and fun recipes. Caprese Skewers Ingredients -1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar -1 pack of grape or cherry tomatoes -1 package of mozzarella balls (mini or regular) – Basil leaves -Salt and pepper -Skewers or toothpicks Directions Depending on the portion…

Travel the world in your twenties

Traveling to Europe always seemed too expensive and unattainable for me until retirement or that winning lottery ticket. To my excitement, it is something I can cross off my bucket list at age 22. I am fortunate to have a full-time job and by using tight budgeting tricks (like joining a credit union to save on banking fees),…

Freezing your credit report- know the facts

Freeze Your Credit for Free Did you know that you can now “freeze” your credit from being pulled at the three major credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion? As a result of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, you can freeze your credit file from being pulled to protect yourself against…

Build your credit now!

Without a credit score, it can be difficult to apply for loans, rent an apartment, or buy a house, but how do you get a credit score, and what’s the best way to build credit? There’s no easy answer, but we have some guidelines for how to build credit and an answer to that nagging…

2019 Best Superbowl Commercials

Superbowl weekend…. some people watch the puppy bowl, some for the game, and some for the performances…. Me, I love the commercials… you have to admit- they have made you chuckle from time to time (especially during the particularly boring game yesterday). So we are here to give you the best of the best, and…

A boss’s beautiful open letter to working parents…

A little feel good… Charity Delmo, CEO of Ideal Visa Consultancy in the Philippines had a beautiful message to her staff after noticing working moms missing school events to be at work. “Dear Employees, I hired you in the hope that you can be a good provider to your family, not to take you away…

Were you a 90s kid? 50 things that’ll make you go “awwww”

For those of us who grew up in the 90’s, there was no such thing as unlimited texting, FaceTiming, Netflix or even DVDs for that matter. While we think that we can’t go a day with all of the advanced technology that we have now, we look back and remember all of the things that…