Category Archives: Money Coaching

How to Make the Most of Your Inheritance

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

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


Investment Fees Matter… More Than You Think

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Canadians have a reputation for being polite. Maybe that’s why for years we’ve put up with investment fees that were confusing, often hidden, and higher than necessary. But polite doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


How Your Approach to Investing Should Evolve as You Age – Part Two

By Karin Mizgala, CEO and Co-founder, Money Coaches Canada In part one of this post, I wrote about financial and investment considerations for those in their 20s. If you read that article, you may remember that I mentioned time as being one … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


Top 5 money challenges small business owners face

By Charmaine Huber, Money Coach Most people who start a business don’t do it for the sole purpose of making money. There are much easier ways to make money than to build a business. At the risk of sounding too … Continue reading

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How Your Approach to Investing Should Evolve as You Age – Part One

by Karin Mizgala, CEO and Co-founder, Money Coaches Canada Life is busy, but most of us make time for tasks, big and small, that we consider essential: an annual medical check-up, one or two dental cleanings, oil changes for the … Continue reading

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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

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


Five Steps To Begin Your Journey to Financial Independence

By Sheila Walkington, Co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada I think most people would answer the question, “Would you like to be financially independent?” with a resounding; “Yes, please!” But in many minds, the idea of financial independence is tied … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Summer Without a Debt Hangover

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada There is something about summer that makes us loosen the reins on our routines. We tend to eat more treats, and we let the kids stay up later. We enjoy more time with … Continue reading

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Financial Advice, Fees and Your Future

Canada frequently ranks high on lists of the best countries to live, but when it comes to fees for financial products, we rank among the worst in the developed world. While the securities regulators are taking a hard look at … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching


Seven Ways to De-stress about Money

By Sheila Walkington, BBA, CFP® Everyone experiences stress as a natural reaction to certain events or circumstances. The severity of the reaction will, of course vary from individual to individual. For example, some love the sound of thunder while others … Continue reading

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