Where Can You Turn to When Coping with Debt?
Our long-time business associate and good friend Bruce Sellery was recently appointed CEO of Credit Canada Debt Solutions. We had a chat with him about the challenges that so many Canadians face around financial well-being and who they can turn … Continue reading
Best Tips for Smart Savings
By Janet Gray, B.A., B.Admin, CFP®, EPC, CPCA I often get asked ‘how can I save more?’ This might help to get you started. Which statement currently best describes your situation? Income minus Savings and Needs = Spending Or Income minus … Continue reading
RSPs, TFSAs, Paying Down Debt: What Should You Do?
By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO of Money Coaches Canada Perhaps you’re trying to save for retirement? Set aside funds for a rainy day? Pay down debt, including that hefty mortgage? And of course, pursue other important goals that make life worth living! Whew! … Continue reading
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
Money Makeover – High Income Couple Out of Debt and Ready for Retirement
By Christine Williston, B.A., CFP®, Money Coach Meet Melanie and Brian When I met Melanie and Brian (names have been changed for privacy), Brian was 50 years old and Melanie was 42. Both had high power, high paying corporate … Continue reading
I Make a Good Income, But Can’t Get Out of Debt. What Should I Do Differently?
By Kathryn Mandelcorn, FMA You did all the right things. You went to school and earned a good education. You’ve worked hard and been promoted. You earn upwards of $100,000 a year; yet increasing debt has your stomach in knots. You … Continue reading
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
Credit card rewards: perk or pitfall?
By Karen Richardson, FPSC Level 1TM Certificant in Financial Planning Credit cards, when used carefully, can play a positive role in your financial life. Using credit wisely is critical to building a solid credit history. If you need a loan or … Continue reading
Why are so many high earners in debt?
By Sheila Walkington, Co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada How would you react if I told you that many of your friends are in debt? You probably wouldn’t be shocked. You’d probably nod your head in agreement, and say something … Continue reading
Success Story: Louise – A life changing financial turn-around
All information used with the client’s permission. In 2010, Louise was a single mom with a teenage daughter and another daughter under age 10. She spent her days working with words, writing sales and advertising copy that garnered her great … Continue reading