Use Your Daily Schedule to Increase Your Quality of Life

Article by Michelle / Financial News  When you’re working, raising kids, and struggling to find time to take a run or read a book, it’s common to feel like your days keep getting away from you. Mixing a few of these hacks and habits into your schedule can help you take back some control of your time and […]

Is now a good time to move home?

Article by Michelle / Financial News  As we exit the COVID-19 pandemic, people are on the move. Remote work opportunities, childcare challenges, and a lot of time to reflect have changed what home means to many folks. The premium on at-home office space and big gardens has caused home prices in many suburban markets to jump. Answering these […]

Find Hobbies to keep you healthy

Article by Michelle / Financial News  Hopefully, when you look out at your future retirement, you see some big events that you’re excited to enjoy once the pandemic is behind us. But what about all those days in between? How are you planning to spend your time when you’re not travelling to your granddaughter’s wedding, cruising around the […]

Thriving During Adversity

Article by Michelle / Financial News  Usually, as we approach the end of the year, people start talking about “turning the page” and “putting last year in the rearview mirror.” But it’s likely that 2020 is going to stick with all of us a bit longer than a typical year might. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. […]

Finding a Hobby in Retirement

Article by Michelle / Financial News  No one loves every single thing about their workday. But once you no longer need to worry about earning money, it is possible to love every second of your new retirement schedule. You just need to be intentional about spending your time doing things that interest you with the people you care […]

Navigating Life’s Transitions by Rewriting Your Story

Article by Michelle / Financial News  Your plans for the future are really a story that you tell yourself. Some of the chapters are easy to imagine and plan, like buying your first home, sending your kids to university, or picking out dream retirement destinations with your spouse. But life has a way of throwing unexpected plot twists […]

Retiring in a Pandemic

Article by Michelle / Financial News  Covid-19 has recalibrated retirement planning for older workers. Age, health, and workplace conditions have pushed many seniors to put their well-being ahead of other considerations and retire early. But the pandemic has also added to the normal stress that comes with leaving the workforce. Social distancing and other public health recommendations are […]

Build Your Family Bucket List

Covid-19 has delayed many dream holidays, family reunions, and road trips this year. But as we all navigate the space between things we can do, things we can’t do, and things we still want to do in the future, there’s an opportunity to reflect on the bucket list goals that are truly important to us.

4 steps to thrive during and after the Pandemic

Preparing for the Country Reopening? Deciding how and when to reopen our country will be a complicated process. As we wait for our government leaders and health care professionals to plot the best course forward, it’s not too early to start thinking about how your home is going to “reopen” as well. Social distancing has […]