Category Archives: Relationship to money

Money and finances isn’t all about dollars and figures. Money is very tied to our emotions, our self-worth, our values and beliefs and bythe experiences we have had with money in the past. What’s your relationship to money and what role does it play in your life?

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


Maintain Marital Bliss by Following These 5 Money Management Principles

By Melanie Buffel, B.A. Psych, MBA Candidate Marriages suffer when there is financial stress. Sometimes they fail. In Canada, where the divorce rate is 48%, money issues are often cited as a contributing factor in a relationship’s downfall. But there … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Emotional Roadblocks to Financial Happiness – 3 Steps to a Breakthrough

By: Barbara Knoblach, PhD., FPSC Level 1 ® “These are my New Year’s resolutions…” We all start the year with a collection of resolutions to improve our lives. We want to lose weight to fit into new clothes; we want … Continue reading

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Gratitude is the Key to Reducing Money Stress and Enjoying the Holidays

By Sabine Lay, Certified Money Coach Being grateful has been shown in study after study to positively impact our lives. Our ability to experience and express gratitude influences our relationships, our emotional and physical health and even our careers. But unfortunately, … 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


A Powerful Framework to Teach Kids about Money

By Kathryn Mandelcorn, FMA How we feel about money, and how we manage it, has a lot to do with what our parents did or did not do. We carry our money beliefs, positive and negative, from our childhood straight into … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and Money, Relationship to money


End Financial Avoidance and Reclaim Your Power Today

By Sheila Walkington, co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada   Most people procrastinate from time to time, it’s human nature to put off tasks we believe to be unpleasant or time consuming. But the habitual putting off of our responsibilities, … Continue reading

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


Six steps to financial bliss for couples

By: Sheila Walkington, CFP For many couples there is nothing that dampens love and or more than the subject of finances. In fact, study after study shows that money problems are the single biggest cause of relationship stress and divorce … Continue reading

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Money and relationships – how to handle difficult conversations about money (with your spouse, your children and other family members)

Most of us don’t find money an easy thing to talk about in our culture. It’s rarely discussed openly in our families, we don’t tell our friends what we earn, we feel uncomfortable negotiating our salary, and we often avoid … Continue reading

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