Author Archives: Sarah Milton

About Sarah Milton

Sarah Milton is currently stretching her professional wings in Edmonton, Alberta in a role that allows her to combine her talent for writing and speaking with her training in the financial services industry. She is passionate about inspiring people to get excited about their money and empowering them to take control of their financial future. Sarah is the co-author of the book, Take Control of Your Money, she writes a weekly post for RetireHappy.ca and writes twice a month for MoneyProblems.ca. You can follow her on Twitter @5arahMilton

Over the past five years, I’ve been on a mission to get out of debt. Bad choices in my 20s, combined with a marriage breakdown and a job loss left me in a deep hole which has been an adventure to climb out of. While I wouldn’t wish my experiences… Read more

When I look back on my own debt journey, I can see that one of the biggest obstacles always standing between me and financial stability was the fact that I didn’t want to budget. Even though I wanted to get organized and I knew I needed to do something to… Read more

“If you can change your mind, you can change your life.” – William James In his book, “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind”, T. Harv Eker suggests that our ability to earn, hold and grow our money is heavily influenced by everything we’ve ever heard, seen or experienced in relation to… Read more

“Forewarned is forearmed” – English Proverb Debt is big business. Everywhere you look these days, it seems that there are an ever-increasing number of ways to have whatever your heart desires, long before you’ve earned the money to pay for it. Whether you’re looking for a car, a couch or… Read more

For a long time, I believed that the reason for my money troubles was a lack of money. It was the logical explanation for a student who worked part time and then it became a logical explanation for a new immigrant working for minimum wage. As the debt grew, it… Read more

“Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.” – George Gurdjieff We live in a society that, not only encourages us to spend but which also makes it really easy for us to spend money we haven’t even earned yet. When… Read more