Its not just your money. It's your life.


Welcome to my website

Melanie focuses on guiding investors from their careers through their retirement years. She believes clients deserve personalized planning, ongoing support and prudent strategies, so she dedicates significant time and resources to understanding clients as individuals and investors. Melanie works not just to help clients achieve long term goals- but also maintain liquidity to support their current lifestyles. Additionally, she begins each relationship with a cash-flow analysis designed to align clients' liabilities and spending habits with their long term objectives. From her perspective, this multi-faceted approach helps clients feel prepared and protected for changes in their lives or the markets.


Are you helping your children pay for college?

With college tuition costs on the rise, education funding has become a critical wealth management component for many parents who want to help their children avoid a heavy debt burden so early in life. If you’re planning on helping your children pay for college, there are a variety of funding options available to you. Contact me today to discuss which option may be right for you.

Millennials and Wealth Transfer report

High-net-worth Millennials are engaged with their wealth and actively preparing themselves to manage it wisely. In the third of four reports in our in-depth wealth transfer series, we look at how Millennials acquire financial knowledge, manage the inheritance process, and prepare to pass on their wealth to the next generation.  Download our Millennials and Wealth Transfer report to learn more.

The new face of wealth and legacy

A study commissioned by RBC Wealth Management and conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has revealed that the definitions of wealth and legacy are shifting among high-net-worth individuals in the U.S. Rather than focus on wealth preservation or the traditional transfer of assets, Americans are increasingly concerned with the impact of their money over their lifetime and beyond. To learn more about this transformation and other interesting findings, download the full report.

The Financial Impact of Dementia

A diagnosis of dementia in you or a loved one can have a devastating impact on you—physically, emotionally and financially. View the video below to hear from children’s author Nancy Carlson on her family’s experiences and download The Financial Impact of Dementia today.

Gain financial flexibility

Be prepared for almost any financing need by opening an RBC Credit Access Line. With no cost to set up, no ongoing fees, competitive interest rates and favorable terms, it may be a practical tool to help accomplish your immediate and long-term goals. Contact me today to explore this smart, yet potentially untapped source of opportunity.

The best returns are more than financial

At RBC Wealth Management, we know what’s important to you—the success of your family, personal aspirations and the legacy you want to leave to the world. See how we can help you grow more than wealth.


We’re in the “correction” camp

We make the case that the correction will give way to a renewed advance in share prices and offer some thoughts on how to prepare portfolios for the challenges likely to come with an aging, slowing economic expansion. Read the full economic outlook in the latest edition of Global Insight.

It's all about staying connected

Thank you for trusting me as your wealth management partner.  My commitment to you goes beyond sharing my knowledge and expertise.  I am also committed to consistent and valuable communication, because it's essential to a partnership.  This website will never take the place of our direct communication, but I think it can serve as a helpful supplement to make sure the information you need is always at your finger tips—from your account activity to the latest market commentary.  I see it as one more way for us to stay connected.