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  • 5 Things Wells Fargo Can Do To Repair Their Image

    September 21, 2016|By David Lester

    Wells Fargo has just been fined $185MM by the CFPB and Los Angeles city and local municipalities and is in some serious hot water.  The CFPB will be collecting $100MM, the largest fine in the organizations 5 year history.  After the financial crisis of 2007-2008, and now this, how are everyday people expected to trust our […]

  • 5 Money Tips for Beautiful People

    August 31, 2016|By David Lester

      “I like looking at geniuses and listening to beautiful people” Oscar Wilde It is much easier for anti-social people to be financially successful. They don’t like being around people and so it’s easy for them to work several jobs, save every penny and live in basement apartments eating Mr. Noodles. It’s probably preferable! Now, […]

  • Try Giving To Charity For The Ultimate Self-Esteem Boost

    August 17, 2016|By David Lester

      If you’re feeling needy, give. We live in a world of selfies, life style baiting and constant social fishing for likes and follows. Where does it all get us? Data shows us that we are living in an ever increasing narcissistic society, but does it make us happy? Give to a good cause and […]

  • Make Income From Your Interests

    June 8, 2016|By David Lester

    We all have things we love to do. Why not love something that you can make money at? You all know how I love to help people with their money. I always talk about money when I’m out with friends. I read and watch TV solely revolving around money. So it makes sense that I […]

  • The Fintech Revolution is Here!

    May 18, 2016|By David Lester

      There has been a lot of buzz about the growth of the fintech industry.  A recent  Venture Partners study showed that in 2014 the global investment in fintech was 6.8 Billion dollars up from only 3 billion in 2013.  In the same study it shows that in now employs hundreds of thousands of workers […]

  • Prince Didn’t Have a Will, Make Sure You Do!

    May 3, 2016|By David Lester

    Apparently Prince didn’t have a Will and a huge battle has broken out over his assets.  Don’t make the same mistake he did and make sure that you get the final word.  Jurisdictions change across Canada so make sure that you get a great lawyer and don’t have to stand out in the same purple […]

  • Don’t Get “FOMO” When Buying A New Home

    April 18, 2016|By David Lester

    Many people are rushing into the housing market due to FOMO (Fear of missing out) and there could be some consequences when interest rates go up.  There is a good news bad news scenario to buying right now and everyone in the housing market for their first time needs to know what to expect.  Before […]

  • How to Determine if a Joint Bank Account Is Right for Your Relationship?

    April 7, 2016|By David Lester

    Money and personal relationships are two things to cherish.  How is the best way to treat joint accounts?  Do you have separate accounts and transfer into a joint account or keep one account and share everything?  The best answer for something as personal as love and money is your very own answer.  Sit down with […]

  • 10 Money Tips For Actors, Artists and Musicians

    March 30, 2016|By David Lester

      When I do my book signings at local book stores, I always get actors, musicians, and other non salaried artists coming up and asking how they should budget having such sporadic pay?  All the tips on budgeting are based on people who get paid on a regular schedule,  but if you’re an actor, musician, etc., […]

  • 10 Smart Ways To Spend Your Tax Return

    March 16, 2016|By David Lester

      Income tax return time is coming up and so many of us are already thinking about all of the great things we can buy with the return. It’s been a crazy year personally, politically and professionally and we all can look forward to a treat.  But how will you get the most bang for […]

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