Category Archives: Money Coaching

5 Ways to Lessen the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Retirement Plans

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada As we enter our third pandemic year, it can be tough to plan for the future. Retirement? What’s that? We’re just trying to make it through the day intact! This attitude … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Investing, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


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

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Being grateful has been shown to positively impact our lives. Our ability to experience and express gratitude influences our relationships, our emotional and physical health and even our careers. Yet, we also … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money


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

Posted in Debt, Financial Literacy, Money Coaching


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

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


Financial Facelift, Money Coaches Offer Their Best Tips

Our Money Coaches are often asked to offer advice to readers of The Globe and Mail Financial Facelift column. It is a popular feature with readers as it offers a glimpse into someone else financial affairs while offering helpful recommendations … Continue reading

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The Number One Money Must Do for Women Entrepreneurs

By Karin Mizgala, MBA, CFP Women’s rights, economic and otherwise, have come a long way, but the cultural baggage of a male-dominated financial system hasn’t completely left us. Lingering financial gender roles and the still significant gap in pay equity, … Continue reading

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How to Make the Most of Your Inheritance

By Janet Gray, B.A., B.Admin, CFP®, EPC, CPCA Waiting for inheritance is not a solid financial plan. But the fact is, that in 2018 Stats Canada reported that the total net worth of Canadians 65 or older was $2.30-billion, and much … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information, Money Coaching, Will & Estate Planning


Decluttering Your Money and Taking Control

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada With tax and RSP season behind you, you may be left wondering what to do with all the financial paperwork that has accumulated over the months or in some cases years.  … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching


How Should You Invest Your Extra Cash, is DIY Investing Right for You, What is the Best Investing Strategy for Retirement, and More

Karin Mizgala, CEO of Money Coaches Canada, and Daniel Evans, Advice-Only Financial Planner and Investment Coach, sat down recently to talk about choosing between the various investment options, investing strategies for retirement, and the impact from COVID-19. In addition to … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


The Joy of Giving Back

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada I think it’s safe to say that 2020 is a year none of us will forget. And even though we are optimistically making our way forward, the uncomfortable truth has settled … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Will & Estate Planning