Category Archives: Money Coaching

Money Makeover – Lack of Communication Jeopardizes Couple’s Marriage and Home-ownership Dream

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada   Meet Marisa and Anthony Marisa was a 35 year-old, self-employed, physiotherapist when we met. She and her husband, Anthony, a high school teacher, have two children, who were ages four and … Continue reading

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


Celebrating International Women’s Day & Female Entrepreneurship

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada This year is different. No, really! International Women’s Day 2019 marks a major paradigm shift in both politics and business. The world order is rapidly changing as women assume ever more powerful … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Misconceptions Hurt Your Investment Portfolio

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada The volume of financial advice at our fingertips is unprecedented. Through the phones in our pockets, we have access to newspapers, magazines, financial blogs, podcasts, videos and hundreds of books from financial … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


7 Stages of Financial Well-Being® – Where do you stand?

By Karin Mizgala, BA Psyc, MBA, CFP® January is almost over. One month down, and eleven to go. How are your financial New Year’s resolutions holding up in 2019? I hope you are doing better financially, and that you are … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Stages of Financial Well-Being®, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Five Steps to Setting Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions

By Sheila Walkington, Co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada A new year has begun, and after weeks of holiday spending, many of us are ready to pull-up our socks and create new financial habits. Maybe we resolve to lower our … Continue reading

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

By Sabine Lay, Certified Money Coach With Christmas past, and New Years just a few days away, amid the hustle and bustle of the holidays, now is the perfect time to think about gratitude. Being grateful has been shown in study … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money


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 You Approach 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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