Birkin scam

Of Birkin Scams and Vacation Loans

This week two articles posted by my friend on her FB wall caught my attention. The first one is that of the Birkin scam girl who was hidden under the name Sheila in an online article but whose name you can easily google if you write “Birkin scam.” She was a former flight attendant turned gallery managing director because of her outstanding sales skills. So outstanding…

How Can I Teach What I Don’t Know?

QUESTION: How can I teach my children about FQ when I myself am not good with money? Where do I start? – Janet via text message

ANSWER: It is true that you can’t teach what you don’t know, you can’t give what you don’t have. However, take your intention to teach your children about money matters as your first step to your own financial freedom…

When is the best time

When is the right time to start teaching our kids FQ?

QUESTION: Hi, I read your article on I have two questions: (1) At what age should I start teaching my child about money? (2) Do you have a program (excel file or whatever) on budgeting or monitoring income and expenses? Thank you. – from Aireen Canales via email


1. When I throw back the first question to parents, I get answers…