How To Keep Your Cool This Holiday Season

This time of year can create a mix bag of emotions for many of us as we look to celebrate the holiday season. We stress over finding the perfect gifts, decorating our homes, and finding a moment in our hectic busy lives to embrace the spirit behind the season or the spirit of giving. Our pockets may feel heavy with lumps of coal weighing us down....more

How To Take Away The Guilt From Spending Money

Authenticity finds its roots in really simple ideas, for example, living with intention and acting sincerely.  All  of us make decisions and choices each and everyday on how we live through our behaviour or by what we say....more

Spring Ahead With These Savvy Money Habits

Spring is a time for renewal and for making a fresh start. In many parts of North America, the trees are starting to bud, tulips are breaking through the thawing ground, and our mood has shifted. We are feeling more energized and positive about our future and what's next. The warmer weather makes us more optimistic and this puts us in a good mood. Often, being in a good mood is a precursor to spending money. Many of us will feel the urge to splurge and to go shopping to update our look, refresh our wardrobe or modernize our homes. It's exhilarating. ...more

How To Live A Joyful Existence

Over the past few years, I have had my feet on the streets talking to people about their lives and how to engage in better conversations about money. Is it money first, life second or life first and money second? Many people have told me that they are overwhelmed by the amount of information, choice and advice on personal finance. ...more

I Was the $500-A-Month Kid. What Were You?

So much of our self worth is tied to how much money we had or didn’t have growing up or make or what we do for a living.  Our culture celebrates success through traditional measurements or markers such as money and power. Many powerful people are trying to change the conversation; to define success in broader terms that goes well beyond money....more

Start Fresh in 2013

For many of us, the start of a new year is when we feel motivated to make changes and begin better habits that will make us healthier and happier.Sadly too many of us set unrealistic goals that we are unable to achieve, which makes us feel depressed, or we don’t bother setting any at all because we are jaded by past failed attempts. Do NOT let this hold you back. Setting goals that are within your reach and achieving them will boost your emotional well-being and add joy to your life....more

10 Easy Ways to Feel Festive

Having trouble getting into the holiday spirit?  Christmas can be very stressful, especially if you are shopping for presents on a budget, juggling work, an active family and festive social commitments.  Savvy Money Gal has the perfect solution for the “Bah Humbug Blues”. We believe the holiday season is a time for giving thanks to what really matter in our lives....more

Trust and Your Money

Who do you Trust with your Money? ...more

The ABCs of Money

ABCs are Like 1, 2, 3 at Savvy Money Gal.  Most women want and crave for something better.  It is not that we are unhappy with what we have or where we are in our lives, but we know that we could be getting more out of our lives and living more comfortably.  This means doing things differently with our money.  We keep hoping for more, but in order to get more or get what we don’t have, we have to do something that we have never done before.Money can be a wonderful servant but a terrible master...more

Money Bliss. Making Money Doing What you Love to Do!

Do More of What you Love Doing!...more