Personal Debt, Low Interest Rates, and Mark Carney’s Advice

   Prophet without honour . . .             “Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honour in his own country” (John 4:44).  I think that goes double when the country in question is Canada.  We Canadians tend to overlook the stars among us until they make it big on the international stage […]

Debt Reduction, Envy, and Consolation Prize: 2nd Slice Out Of Debt #3

DH = Dear Husband DD2 = Dear Second Daughter DFF = Debt-Free Friend Others’ travel → my envy             One of my sisters told me that she, her husband, and their three children were going to go out west for a ski vacation in February.  I found myself stifling a surge of envy.  Ashamed of it, […]

New Year’s Resolution: Personal Debt Reduction

 DH = Dear Husband             There is something about the week between Christmas and New Year’s that leads many of us reflect upon our lives and resolve to make changes.  No matter how old I get, no matter how many New Year’s resolutions I’ve broken in the past, I find myself at this time of year […]

Newtown CT. U.S.A. – Standing With You In Grief

            Almost half of the readers of this blog are American, and this week, I would like to dedicate my post to you.  As details surface of the unspeakable horror that robbed twenty school children and six staff of their lives in Newtown Connecticut last week, shock and disbelief give way to profound grief and […]