Category Archives: Budgeting and Cash Flow

A Better Way to Stay On Track with Your Money

By Noel D’Souza, P.Eng, CFP® Do you feel like your money is just trickling out of a hole in your pocket, and you are not really sure where it’s all going or why there is nothing left at the end … Continue reading

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Strategies for How to Budget for the New Normal

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO of Money Coaches Canada  Set clear life and financial goals, live within your means and save a percentage of your income for the future. While these budgeting and planning principles still apply, the financial landscape has changed – … Continue reading

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I’m Working Really Hard, But Not Getting Ahead. Five Misconceptions Keeping You Stuck

By Alison Stafford, CFP® How often have you thought—I could get out of debt and save more for retirement, if only I made more money. It appears to make sense; that more money would be the answer to your financial worries. … Continue reading

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The Financial Realities of Retirement during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada These are disquieting times. The way we live has been upended. For many Canadians, after their physical health, their financial well-being has been top-of-mind. And while many financial investments have bounced … Continue reading

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Is Financial Freedom Still Possible?

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada COVID-19 has rattled us to the core. It has threatened our health and taken lives. It has damaged our economy and taken livelihoods. It has physically kept us apart, yet we … Continue reading

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Decluttering your Money and Taking Control

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Week 7 of the lockdown. Unlike some of my friends and family, I haven’t taken up baking, crafting or the ukulele, but I am following the news more than ever. A … Continue reading

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Cash Flow in the Time of COVID-19

By Sheila Walkington BBA, CFP® No matter what your financial circumstances, you’re probably at least a little bit freaked out by the impact that COVID-19 is having or could have on your day to day cash flow. Whether you are … Continue reading

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Make the Most of the Holiday Season

Don’t let this holiday season hurt your financial well being. Stay on track and enjoy the season without the stress of putting your financial future in jeopardy. To help, we’ve assembled our most popular holiday-themed articles in one place. Each … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Back to School Break the Bank

By Sheila Walkington, BBA, CFP®  The back to school cliché is that kids dread it and parents are gleefully counting the hours. But in reality, lots of kids are excited to go back to school (albeit an excitement that usually fades with … Continue reading

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Second Time Around? 5 Things You Need to Know about Marriage and Money

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Almost thirty-five per cent of married Canadians are married for the second or even third time. And while it would be nice to believe that the experience of divorce improves chances … Continue reading

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