Category Archives: Investing

How Do I Break Up With My Investment Advisor?

By Steve Bridge, B.A. (Hons.), FPSC Level 1® How did you choose your investment advisor? If you are like many Canadians, your advisor is the one who had an open slot when you called your bank for an appointment, three, five … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Short-Term Events Impact Your Long-Term Investing Success

By Anthony Larsen, BAS, CFP® Investment success can be reduced to four simple words: buy low, sell high; just as diet success can be boiled down to: eat less, move more. So why aren’t we all wealthy and in stellar health? … Continue reading

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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

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A Financial Plan is a Roadmap

In today’s hectic world, most people have neither the time nor the expertise necessary to navigate the financial complexities of modern life. They need help making sense of it all, and would benefit from a comprehensive, thoughtful approach to money … Continue reading

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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

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RRSP vs RESP: How to Make the Right Choice?

By Bruce Q. Thompson, B.Admin, CFP® From the moment our children are born we want the best for their future. Success is never guaranteed, but we hope to be able to offer them opportunities. And what better opportunity is there than … Continue reading

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Your Money, Your Life – A Discussion with Steadyhand’s Tom Bradley

Money Coach Noel D’Souza, P.Eng.,CFP® recently sat down with Tom Bradley, President and co-founder of Steadyhand Investment Management Ltd. to talk about what Steadyhand offers Canadian investors how it serves its clients and his perspective on personal finance in Canada. In … Continue reading

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6 things to consider before investing in a rental property

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada The average Canadian house price hit $508,567 in March however that number is skewed by the incredibly hot real estate markets in Vancouver and Toronto. If you remove those markets from … Continue reading

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The Real Secret to Making Smart Investment Decisions

By Tom Feigs, CFP®, CET As a fee-for-service financial planner it’s not unusual to be approached for a “quick” portfolio review. “Can you just look over my investments?” or “Can you tell me if I’m saving enough?” As much as it’s … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Surviving Economic Uncertainty

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada It has been a tumultuous start to the year for the stock market and for the various governments trying to keep the world’s economies on the straight and narrow.  For the … Continue reading

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