Category Archives: Money Coaching

Ask a Money Coach: Which Tax Software Would You Recommend?

Few people look forward to tax time, but with the help of a good software program it doesn’t have to take long or be painful. Most of the well-known options available to Canadians are quite similar, so how do you … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information, Money Coaching, taxes


Honoring Women and their Supporters on International Women’s Day

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada As I reflected on the upcoming International Women’s Day, I started thinking of all the trailblazing women before me with deep appreciation for the battles they fought and the victories that have … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching


Should You Help Your Kids Buy a Home? 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Ante Up

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada     Buying a home, especially for first time buyers, has  become increasingly challenging over the last decades. In 1985, according to the Toronto Estate Board, the average home in the city … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and Money, Money Coaching, Retirement savings, Will & Estate Planning


Are RRSPs Still a Good Investment?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada With the March 2nd RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) deadline looming, it’s often the only time of year we give retirement savings much thought. March 2nd, 2020 is the deadline for … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Retirement savings


5 Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Over the years I’ve transitioned many clients through retirement and while each story is unique, there are some commonalities in their experiences. One story that sticks with me is the reaction … 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

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching


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

Posted in Debt, Money Coaching, Money Makeover, Success Stories


5 Investment Strategy Tips for the Soon-To-Be Retired

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada It’s not uncommon for folks approaching retirement to think that retirement planning is finally behind them. They’ve put in the years of saving and investing; now it’s time to Google hotels … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


6 Simple Keys to Financial Success

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Money—such a loaded word. We spend an amazing amount of time, energy and emotion on money; loving it, hating it, worrying about it, or being frustrated by it. The one thing … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Starting your own business is easier than it has ever been before. The internet has made it possible to serve customers not only across the country, but across the world. Accessible … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Small Business