May 30, 2012


May 24, 2012

Would you turn down a marriage proposal if you found out your husband to be was heavily in debt?

If you say yes, then money is more important to you than love, right?

If you say no, then love is more important than money, right?

If you substitute the word money for debt would this change your answer?

May 23, 2012

Does anyone remember when cablevision was $5.00 per month and the telephone $12.00 per month? I do. And you know what? Those were the days before internet and high speed connections, or, in other words, before technology – as in email, ebooks, cell phones, iTunes and the zillion applications and other devices that go along with it – all costing more and more money.

May 16, 2012

If you are knee-deep in debt, you have likely noticed recent radio and TV ads featuring a well-known Canadian celebrity with a sonorous voice pitching a “debt-settlement” program that promises to pay off overdue loans at a fraction of the original amounts owed. Sounds too good to be true? Well apparently it is.

May 16, 2012

Don’t worry. I’m not advertising for Tim Hortons. I’m just amazed at how bold the advertisement above is. It tells us that you don’t need money, just a visa.

This is exactly the culture I’ve been trying to educate people about. If you don’t have money, yes it is a problem. If you don’t have money and you use your visa, then that is a bigger problem. It means you’re borrowing money – not just spending it.

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