Financial Sense…Does Money Make You a Mean Person?

A friend and I were discussing the changes people go through when they come into money, whether it is through marriage, an inheritance, or a windfall. She insisted that people’s behaviours do not change, but that their true personality comes out. I don’t know if we all want to be wealthy, but I am sure…

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Financial Sense…Is It a Matter of Culture or Ethnicity?

I was listening to a conversation between two people – a Trinidadian of East Indian descent and a White North American. The conversation was centred around differences in culture and what the Trinidadian said, really gave me cause to pause and reflect, even though my first reaction was one of annoyance. She said that before…

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Financial Sense…Women Should Ask for More!!!

I don’t know if it’s the way we are socialized as females, but we really don’t ask for the things that we want and the few that do, get criticized for it. We accept things as they are when deep down we know what we want, and we just keep quiet, whether it’s in the…

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Financial Sense…It’s More Than Just Money!!!

In our pursuit of money, we often expend our lives trying to find it. It was the Dalai Lama, who talked about us giving up our health to get money and then when we get the money, we give it up to get our health. We, humans, are very complex and complicated, but that is…

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Financial Sense…The Grass Isn’t Always Greener!!

  I’m sure you’ve heard the old cliché “The grass is always greener on the other side,” but is it really greener?  You can rest assured that if the grass on the other side is greener, their water bill is also much higher, it’s just a matter of perspective. We look at other people’s lives…

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Financial Sense…Stepping Away Gracefully!!

Every week I learn something new.  As I was preparing to write this article on retirement and what it means for the divorced older woman, I came across something called the “Grey Divorce Revolution”. This had me thinking about marriages and their relevance. A recent study shows that the rate of couples divorcing in their…

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Financial Sense…..Last Woman Standing!!!

By Judy M. McCutcheon MBA I have the most interesting and intriguing friends. I visited a friend some weeks ago, he’s good for my health because he feeds my food fetish with good solid healthy food, but he also helps to stimulate my thought process quite a bit. On this visit, his question to me…

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Loving All of You!!

By Judy M. McCutcheon As a kid I was always skinny, I remember being 23 and still weighing 90 lbs with clothes on. I never had pimples as most teenagers do and my skin was always clear and blemish free. To say I was smoking hot is an understatement. I looked great and I felt…

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Female Entrepreneurs – You Can Do It!!

By Judy M. McCutcheon. I read an article by a divorced woman giving marriage advice, and while nothing is wrong with that, what piqued me is one of the points she listed for keeping your man “you must look pretty at all times.” What are we, Barbie dolls? Ladies, it’s about time we stop smiling…

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Show Me Yours First

By Judy M. McCutcheon.  I’ve never liked games, maybe if I did, I would be more active and my waistline a little less expanded; but it just seems that relationships these days are more complicated than ever. There appears to be all this game playing to get each other’s attention. While I think the mystery…

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