Month: December 2020

3 Positive Actions to Improve Your Financial Health
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3 Positive Actions to Improve Your Financial Health

Most people can think of several things they would rather do than get close and personal with their finances.  I get it – it isn’t the most exciting activity out there! However, understanding your finances leads to building the financial future you desire. Knowing the basics can help establish your spending habits, putting you in […]

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Your Net Worth is Not Your Worth
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Your Net Worth is Not Your Worth

Often, we are taught to believe that our worth is in direct correlation to our net worth. This belief comes from living in a work-obsessed culture that frequently defines individuals by their careers or status.  When this type of misguided message seeps into your thoughts, you begin to make financial decisions that don’t make sense […]

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Me Time Benefits You – and Your Wallet!
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Me Time Benefits You – and Your Wallet!

When famed author Louisa May Alcott said, “Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can,” she likely had no idea that 150 years later, her words would still ring true. But she nailed the importance of self-care way before me-time became a familiar mantra. […]

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Is it the Right Time to Buy or Sell a Home?
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Is it the Right Time to Buy or Sell a Home?

Over the past couple of months there has been a lot of speculation about the Real Estate market in the Halton/GTA region, all leading the question – is it the right time to list and buy a home? The answer is YES! June and July have seen an active real estate market. Many homes that […]

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How to Fall in Love With Your Budget
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How to Fall in Love With Your Budget

Thinking about creating a budget can invoke a lot of negative feelings.  Budgets bring up memories of saving up for those fantastic shoes as a teen, or university days scraping money together to go to a concert.  In short, the word budget is rarely associated with anything fun – until now!  Shift Your Mindset, Shift […]

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3 Ways to Build a Healthy Relationship with your Finances

Is it possible to build a healthy relationship with your finances?  YES – it is all about mindset!  The way you think about your finances directly impacts your relationship with your bank account. Let’s review my top 3 ways to build a healthy relationship with your finances: 1.Gratitude Mindset  How you were taught about money […]

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3 Ways to Connect While Self-Isolating

 The way we connect to loved ones has temporarily changed; however, our need for connection is stronger than ever. Friends, family, and colleagues are connecting to say hello, share stories and ideas.  There have been more daily calls, zoom with co-workers and virtual wine and cheese parties (cheers!) than ever before. Top three ways to […]

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Mental Accounting: Can It Help Me?  

 As children, we are often taught that money is fleeting, tricky, and a scarcity.  Most of us spend a larger part of our lives being afraid of money. We often think we don’t have enough, or we live in fear of losing what we have.  There is a way to change this!  The concept of […]

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New Trend: Parents using Real Estate to Finance Child’s Future

As a parent, you will do anything to give your child an advantage in life.  With rising home prices in the GTA, parents are co-signing loans and mortgages with their children to help them get approval.  There are several ways to approach co-finance a property with your children, at Gail Sylvester Mortgages, we will help […]

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Declutter Your Mind For a Profitable 2020

Famed author, coach and speaker Martha Beck taught us external clutter reflects internal clutter. One way to see this concept is to look for the room in your home that has the most clutter – is it the kitchen, home office, bedroom, or bathroom?  If your home office is a tad cluttered, let’s be honest, […]

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