Shannon Smith was presented with her Queen's Guide
Award at the House of Commons this month.
Chief guide Amanda Medler, who presented Ms Smith with the prestigious award, said: "The recipients of the Queen's Guide
Awards are an impressive group.
In the case of Cedric Robinson - the longest-serving Queen's Guide
to the Sands of Morecambe Bay - it is absolutely spot on.
Over the years, the walk has become a 'bucket list' target for thousands of people from all over the UK, if not the world - and Cedric is paid PS15 a year, rent deducted, for his services as Queen's Guide
Cedric Robinson, 85, is retiring as the Queen's Guide
to Morecambe Bay after 56 years.
He is the 25th holder of the post of Queen's Guide
to Morecambe Bay, which was established in 1548, and was paid PS15 a year.
"Where they live is really a personal decision," says Carbonaro, author of "The Money Queen's Guide
: For Women Who Want to Build Wealth and Banish Fear."
Cary Carbonaro, CFP[R], author "The Money Queen's Guide
: For Women Who Want Build Wealth and Banish Fear," will speak on Financial Infidelity.
The project was planned and organised by young women working towards their Queen's Guide
Award - the highest award you can earn in guiding.
From your Roaring 20's, to your Thrifty 30's, and all the way to your (hopefully) Smooth 60's, "The Money Queen's Guide
: For Women Who Want to Build Wealth and Banish Fear" will work to lead you through each of these financial decades step-by-step and provide insight into the steps you can take, and the decision you should make to build a financially responsible future.
I recently came across an excellent example in a new book, "The Money Queen's Guide
: For Women Who Want to Build Wealth and Banish Fear," by Cary Carbonaro, a practicing financial planner and a managing director of United Capital Financial Advisors.
"At 15, I received the Queen's Guide
badge - the highest award at the time.