Running out of time

ASK THE MONEY LADY, I have eight years until I would like to retire, but I still have a lot of debt.  I know I probably don’t have enough saved and I’m worried about the future.  Any suggestions? Sincerely,   Mark XXXX (Wanting to Retire!) Dear Wanting to Retire! Most of us, regardless of need, want...

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Tips for saving money

ASK THE MONEY LADY, I attended one of your seminars and was telling my daughter about how she should save more this year.  I was wondering if you had any other tips for saving.  Dawn Dear Dawn – Future Saver! There are many ways that you can save every day.  Thanks so much for asking...

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ABCs of RRSPs

ASK THE MONEY LADY, I plan on contributing to my RRSP as I always do, but wondered how it works if I also contribute to a spousal RRSP.  Does this count towards my contribution limit or my partner’s limit?  It is quite confusing.  Could you let me know. George Dear George – RRSP Saver! RRSPs...

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Ask the Money Lady: I’m too busy …

ASK THE MONEY LADY, My husband and I both think it’s important to have a Will but we have not gotten around to it yet.  We have been married for 10 years and have three kids.  If we just wrote down our wishes and signed it, would that be good enough? Cindy B. Dear “Too...

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Ask the Money Lady: Credit card debt

My New Year’s Resolution is to get my finances in order, but I have a lot of credit card debt and I don’t know what to do to get it under control.  Should I declare bankruptcy?  I am worried this will make things even worse, any ideas? Sincerely,   Julie XXXX (Drowning in Credit Cards) Dear...

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