Category Archives: Women and Money

Sharing the Burden: Finances and Relationships

For many couples, money is the source of constant arguments, frustration, and, oftentimes, separation or divorce. What causes financial discord and how can you prevent it from happening in your relationship? Let’s look at an issue that has been percolating for hundreds of years (probably longer!) and see if we can gain some modern day perspective on finances and relationships.

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The Domestic and Corporate Kitchens

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The most recent flare up over the domestic and corporate kitchens, otherwise known as gender equality in the workplace, all began with the Minister of Justice’s Peter MacKay complaining that not enough women were applying for federal justice appointments.… Read More >

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Improving your Life Balance

Improving your Life Balance - womenandmoney.com

Work to life balance has been a growing concern for people lately. This is a time where we can work long hours and potentially be connected to our work 24/7 due to electronic devices. But it’s also a time where many of us have the luxury of compressing our work schedules and having flexible hours and locations available thanks to technology and living wages.… Read More >

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International Women’s Day and Money

International Women's Day, and Money - WomenandMoney.comIt’s interesting to see an article this week about women still being marginalized in Canadian boardrooms on the eve of the International Women’s Day March 8th celebrations that acknowledge the social, political and economic achievements made by women. Their theme this year: Inspiring Change.… Read More >

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Women and Money Inc. Celebrates International Women’s Day!

International Women's Day March 8 - womenandmoney.com

Friday March 8th 2013 is International Women’s Day ~ Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures, Improving Lives

The United Nations theme for International Women’s Day 2013 is: “A promise is a promise – Time for action to end violence against women,” and International Women’s Day 2013 has also been declared as “The Gender Agenda – Gaining Momentum”.… Read More >

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Financial Independence for Women

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Financial independence is a hot topic these days, especially for women, but what does it really mean? Financial independence for women is something that could have a different meaning for each of us, but how should we define it, in order to gauge whether or not we have actually reached this vague status?… Read More >

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Stay at Home Moms

Stay at home moms - womenandmoney.com

I just heard on the radio today someone wonder about what it is stay at home moms do all day. I was surprised because the less than dignified remark came from another mom. However, this mom works, shuttles her kids around after work and still finds time to send friends emails. Wow!… Read More >

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Women Have Unique Financial Needs

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Not long ago there was an article in the Vancouver Sun entitled, Women Have Unique Needs for the Fiscal Future. My immediate reaction was, “No kidding.”… Read More >

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Debt and Marriage – Lawfully Indebted Husband?

Debt and Marriage: Do you take me to be your lawfully indebted husband? - womenandmoney.comWould 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?… Read More >

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Five Money Myths

5 money myths women need to know - womenandmoney.com

It often surprises me how little some women know about the big picture of personal finance, and how little they care to think about it. Often, the domain of investments and long term financial planning is claimed by men, while women are happy to pass that off and instead focus on the immediate family budget of bill payments and household expenses. If this describes you, please read these common money myths every woman needs to know, and put more effort into taking care of yourself financially!… Read More >

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