Month: July 2015

Health Insurance – Why you need it

posted Thursday, July 23, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

Extended Health & Dental Insurance may seem pricey if purchased as an individual product, with family coverage hovering (on average) in the $300 per month price range. One school of thought expressed by many people, especially small business owners that I speak with is, “I will end up paying for coverages I don’t need; I am […]

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Embracing Loneliness

posted Monday, July 20, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

As I am writing this blog my mind whispers, “Tara, it’s a Saturday night and you’re blogging”; as though this is a bad thing because it means I am not social and ultimately, not cool. “Well,” I whisper back, “I am social and I am cool, I’m just accepting that on my Saturday night I […]

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Art in the Park

posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015

by: in From the Editor

I don’t know about you, but for me, weekends in the summer fill up fast! So that’s why I’m going to tell you about a great event taking place in Uxbridge in August NOW! Mark your calendars as the 3rd weekend in August (August 15 & 16) is the annual Uxbridge & Lions District Club […]

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6 Top Tips for keeping your Travel Documents Organized

posted Monday, July 13, 2015

by: in Travel

Keeping your travel documents organized is a top priority if you want a stress-free travel experience. There is nothing worse than getting to the ticket counter when checking in for your flight and frantically having to dig through your bag to find your passports, thinking for half a second you may have forgotten them, as […]

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Expect and prepare for the unexpected

posted Wednesday, July 8, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

The rationale for purchasing life insurance is pretty simple and obvious; you want to make sure that in the event of your premature death your family won’t  be saddled with debt or struggle financially. The gap that exists in the financial plan of many families in Canada (quite sadly) is the absence of critical illness insurance; […]

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Meeting my son’s girlfriend

posted Monday, July 6, 2015

by: in Humour in Life and Business

I have four children and my youngest just had her 5th birthday party and invited her friend Daphne, a girl that has claimed my son, Max, as her boyfriend. At the party the two were inseparable, they held hands and cuddled and she continually kissed him to the point I asked, “Um, do you guys […]

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