Category Archives: Financial Literacy

How Divorce Can Affect Your Retirement

By Annie Kvick, B.Ed, CFP® The ending of a marriage is an unfortunate reality for many Canadians, it creates emotional upheaval for both partners and any children involved. But studies have shown that it generally impacts a woman’s financial well-being longer … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


Are You Ready for the Truth About Your Investments?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Choosing a focus word for the year ahead has become a popular New Year’s activity. Words like flourish and balance are trendy, unless you work in the financial services industry, where … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, Financial Literacy, Investing, Money Coaching


The Trouble with Financial Literacy – It’s a Matter of Trust

By Sheila Walkington, co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada Every year, our nation dedicates an entire month to improving the financial literacy of Canadians, but we don’t seem to be making much progress. According to statistics provided by the Financial … Continue reading

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How do I achieve financial success? The 7 Stages of Financial Well-Being quiz has the answers

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada November is designated as Financial Literacy Month in Canada. Each year since 2011, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), coordinates efforts between the private, public and non-profit sectors to promote … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Stages of Financial Well-Being™, Financial Literacy, Relationship to money


Top 4 Money Challenges Women Face

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Canadian women have the freedom to create wealth, and make their own financial decisions, but it hasn’t always been that way. Less than 45 years ago, women had a difficult time … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, Investing, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


Financial Literacy: Join the Conversation

By the MCC Financial Literacy Team November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada and in our  November 4th blog post Money Coach Melanie Buffel asked readers, clients and fellow Money Coaches to share personal stories about their financial journey. She challenged … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, Financial Literacy, For your information, Money Coaching


Financial Literacy in Action

By Melanie Buffel, BA Psych, MBA Candidate November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada and this is a wonderful opportunity to learn from each other’s experience, sharing our knowledge and feelings about money. There are so many financial concepts, products and … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, Money Coaching, Relationship to money