Episode 25 – How Financial Planning Product Fees Work

This week on Heart of Our Money talks, I’m digging into something that confuses a lot of people – how financial product fees work. I know you might be thinking, “Didn’t she do this episode already?” Nope. that was on how your advisor is paid – product fees are totally…

Episode 23 – Should You Buy or Rent a Cottage?

Cottage life is one of those things that lots of us dream about and want to make happen. Whether it’s buying a place of our own or renting something for a few weeks at a time, being on the water and away from the hustle of everyday life to make…

Episode 22 – Your Post-Tax Financial Planning Meeting

Booking your annual post-tax financial planning meeting is really important. Why, you ask? Well, because it gives your financial advisor a chance to look over your full return (yes you MUST take your full tax returns to these meetings, not just the one-pager) so they can give you advice for…

Episode 19 – How to Use Money To Create More Time

What would it mean to you if you could take back some time in your week by getting rid of some of those tasks that you hate…like grocery shopping, cooking or cleaning your house? I know a lot of the time we tend to be frugal and save money by…

Episode 18 – Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Spring is the perfect time to do some cleaning and decluttering. Purge the closets, get rid of the stuff that is sitting around collecting dust…and declutter your finances. I know people don’t think about that last one when they think of spring cleaning. But I gotta tell you…it feels great…

Episode 17 – You, Your Partner, and Retirement

Retirement planning is complicated enough with having to try to navigate discovering your vision. Then there comes the added layer if you are planning with a partner and aligning both of your visions. It’s no surprise that this can trip couples up sometimes when they’re not on the same page….