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Nanci Murdock

Recovering employee, aspiring entrepreneur. Teaching personal finance and investing, one blog post at a time, at themoneycoach.com

Nanci Murdock has a 20-year career in the financial industry. She is the former Head of Marketing for BCA Research, the world's largest provider of independent investment strategy research. Nanci believes that it has never been easier, or more important, for women to take control of their financial future. She invites you to learn the how and the why of investing strategy with her at <a href="http://themoneycoach.com" rel="nofollow">http://themoneycoach.com</a>. Nanci lives in Montreal and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Why I Campaigned To Limit New Places Of Worship In

Why I Campaigned To Limit New Places Of Worship In Outremont

The YES campaign was and is entirely in support in seeking a solution that would allow places of worship in Outremont while limiting the number of churches, mosques, synagogues and temples on commercial streets to those already in existence.
12/28/2016 11:15 EST
That Emergency Fund Can Wait – Prioritize Paying Off Debt

That Emergency Fund Can Wait – Prioritize Paying Off Debt Instead

Your priority should always be to pay off debt. But while you are diligently paying off debt (especially debt with an interest rate 10 per cent), invest in yourself and send a message to the Universe by starting an emergency fund with even just $100 and $50 automatic monthly contribution.
07/04/2016 01:30 EDT
Should You Contribute To An RRSP Or A

Should You Contribute To An RRSP Or A TFSA?

First, what does each acronym mean? An RRSP is a Registered Retirement Saving Plan, and a TFSA is a Tax-Free Savings Account. Both are provided by the Canadian government as incentives for Canadians to save, primarily for retirement.
12/14/2015 04:10 EST
Parents and Students Feel Betrayed by the

Parents and Students Feel Betrayed by the CSDM

After meeting their teachers, greeting their friends and choosing their desks, at the end of the school day almost 150 students were told they were no longer welcome at their school. Many of the children had attended, with their siblings, the school for years.
08/31/2015 17:27 EDT
Why Dividend Stocks Dominate My

Why Dividend Stocks Dominate My Portfolio

I love my friends. Most are kind, two are funny. Three are generous, and another is shrewd. But my BFF? That friend would be my dividends. My proposition to you is that you start to invest. And high-quality dividend stocks with a track record of increasing their dividend payouts are a fantastic place to start.
07/24/2015 12:33 EDT
Why Investing is a lot Like Weight

Why Investing is a lot Like Weight Loss

After losing 20 pounds, I can tell you that successful investing looks a lot like successful weight loss. Obvious likenesses between the two aside -- expensive products, conflicting "expert" advice, confusing strategies -- there are three similarities that will see you through to the investing finish line.
06/17/2015 12:37 EDT