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Best of Golden Girl Finance: November 2014

Oh baby. It’s cold outside!

But here’s a shock (or maybe not, if you look in your freezer): ice cream sales are on the rise. And not just during the summer months – but year round growth. So what’s keeping the ice cream market hot? It might have something to do with the cherry tomato. We’ll tell you more below.

In other news, the youngest female billionaire wasn’t born that way, she hustled her way to it. With hard work and complete dedication, Sara Blakely (the founder of Spanx), built her empire from the ground up. So, how did she do it?

And sometimes it can be hard to depict fact from fiction, especially when it comes to the real estate market. Thankfully, we’ve debunked 8 myths on buying and selling a home, so you can get into the market with clear eyes.

Find out about these stories and more in our 4 golden content picks from the month of November…

8 Myths Busted About Buying and Selling a Home
Will the party ever end? You know what we’re talking about, it’s the hottest ticket in town… to the Canadian real estate market. But not so fast! Sometimes things can be too good to be true. Keep reading to uncover the 8 big real estate myths you need to know the truth about.

How to ‘Sara Blakely’ It Until You Make It: 4 Ways to Hustle Your Way to Success
Success isn’t for the faint at heart, and if you thought the founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely, had an easy ride to the top, you’ve got it all wrong. Learn how she hustled her way to success and how you can do the same.

Coach isn’t Giving Up!
Can this modern luxury brand turn around its image? With analysts suggesting that Coach customers have left for the flashier Michael Kors, MK is probably the worst thing that’s ever happened to the iconic brand. Find out what Coach is doing to get its crown back.

Tomato-Cherry Cone Anyone? Why Ice Cream is Cool Again
The ice cream industry is booming. And although vanilla still holds the number one spot, there are some interesting flavour profiles rising to the top. One non-traditional pick even pushed chocolate out of the number two spot (gosh!). Find out what’s keeping this cool treat’s market hot, hot, hot.