Mental health

What story is your credit report telling?

Your credit report tells your financial story, and your credit score, most times, will have the final word. But what if the financial story that your credit report tells, is not the whole story? I am reminded of a 2009 Ted Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie where Adichie pointed out the dangers of a single …

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I have a headache

“I have a headache” “I’m too tired” “I’m too busy” “I don’t want to right now” No, I’m not talking about sex, at least not directly. Do you say those words to your partner when they ask to talk to you about money or when they ask you to sit with them while they pay …

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Mental health problems are three times worse if you have debt

As a Financial Counsellor, I see the link between mental health problems and financial problems, and I know that your debt may cost you much more than just the interest you pay.   Here are some facts about the correlation between these two: The likelihood of having mental health problems is three (3) times higher …

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