Category Archives: Budgeting and Cash Flow

Do 6-Figure Professionals Need a Budget?

By Sheila Walkington, co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada The fall is a natural time to begin looking forward setting financial goals. I know it’s still the middle of August, but the days are already getting shorter, and the colder … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy the Holiday Season without Paying for It in January

By Liisa Tatem, CPA, CA, CBV, CFDS, FPSC Level 1® Christmas can be like a runaway sleigh. You’re bundled up and warm, enjoying the dips and turns of holiday fun, when you realize that your budget bounced off the sleigh into … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Back to School Break the Bank

By Karen Richardson, FPSC Level 1® and Christine White, P.Eng., FPSC Level 1® 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 … Continue reading

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How to Live the Life You Want with the Money You Have

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money does not buy happiness. You’ve heard that before. Many studies of happiness have shown that relationships, a positive attitude, working towards goals and helping others, are at the core. Even exercise and pet ownership … 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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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

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6 Proven Ways to Teach Kids about Money

Where did you learn about money? From school, from your parents, from a life of hard knocks?! Well, you as a parent are the most influential teacher your child will ever have, and specifically the mom when it comes to … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Stay On Track with Your Money

By Julie Langevin, CPA, CA Each and every week, I have new clients that come to me who feel money is just trickling out of a hole in their pockets. They are not really sure where it’s all going or … Continue reading

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Don’t give-up on retirement yet! Ten ways to get started…

By Steve Bridge, BA (Hons.), FPSC Level 1TM We know it can be daunting to take those first steps in planning for your retirement and it often seems easier to put it off for another day. But the earlier you … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Getting Financially Unstuck

By Melanie Buffel, BA Psych, MBA Candidate Does your financial situation feel like an immovable object – something that cannot be moved and is keeping you from making progress towards your goals? The situation might feel entrenched, even hopeless. The … Continue reading

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