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Jane Blaufus

Author and Professional Speaker

Jane Blaufus is an Author, Professional Speaker and Coach." Her book, WITH THE [STROKE] OF A PEN, Claim your life shares her personal story, struggles and lessons learned following the unexpected death of her first husband. She has been featured on the CTV National News Channel, CBC’s Lang and O’Leary Exchange, CHCH Morning Live, New Talk 1010 and CTV News at Noon.
Providing a Royal Future for Your Little Prince or

Providing a Royal Future for Your Little Prince or Princess

This week the eyes of the world have been focused on London, England where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed the newest Windsor family member into the world. Excited moms and dads like you are welcoming your royal baby (babies) into the world, too! Here are some things to think about when it comes to providing financial security for your new royal baby.
07/24/2013 12:21 EDT
Financial Lessons You Can Take Away From Detroit's

Financial Lessons You Can Take Away From Detroit's Bankruptcy

Are you dealing with overly optimistic assumptions when it comes to your investments? Detroit's pension fund managers had assumed a rate of return on their annual investments of 8 per cent. I do not know about you but I have not seen 8 per cent on any of my investments for a long time.
07/23/2013 12:16 EDT
Some Conversations to Have Before You Set a Wedding

Some Conversations to Have Before You Set a Wedding Date

After 25+ years in the financial services industry, I have found that there are some common financial mistakes along with some other things that keep rearing their ugly head with newlyweds (and long-time married couples as well, by the way). Here are a few things I suggest you discuss before you even set the wedding date.
06/30/2013 11:11 EDT
Celebrating Two Dads on Father's

Celebrating Two Dads on Father's Day

From my daughter: "I spent the first 12 ½ years of my life with a dad that made me the woman I am today. Even though he's gone and I miss him every day, I know he's with me because I wouldn't be me without him. I have now spent the last 11 years (and counting) with my step-dad and I couldn't have asked for anyone better."
06/14/2013 08:05 EDT
Find Your Passion, Realize Your

Find Your Passion, Realize Your Purpose

I asked myself if I believed that suddenly becoming a widow with a twelve-and-a-half year old daughter, going through hell, coming out the other side of it upright, and subsequently remarrying was a story in itself. It was. Then I had to ask myself the really tough questions.
06/02/2013 09:09 EDT
What Will Your Legacy

What Will Your Legacy Be?

Recently a 97-year-old New York man left his $40 million fortune to....no one. People need to encourage their friends and family to start sharing their wishes and their wants...to make it an acceptable discussion topic.
05/20/2013 12:52 EDT
Lessons I Learned From My Entrepeneur

Lessons I Learned From My Entrepeneur Mother

My mother was my hero, and I do not use that word lightly. She was a true entrepreneur and no matter what life tried to throw at her to deter her from that path, her spirit, belief, passion, faith and her family kept her coming back time and time again.
05/09/2013 05:28 EDT