Category Archives: Money Coaching

Don’t Let Back to School Break the Bank

By Sheila Walkington, BBA, CFP®  The back to school cliché is that kids dread it and parents are gleefully counting the hours. But in reality, lots of kids are excited to go back to school (albeit an excitement that usually fades with … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching


Second Time Around? 5 Things You Need to Know about Marriage and Money

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Almost thirty-five per cent of married Canadians are married for the second or even third time. And while it would be nice to believe that the experience of divorce improves chances … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings, Will & Estate Planning


Seven Ways to Green Your Money

How is your money impacting the world? How is it impacting you? The way in which we manage and invest our money sends a message about what we believe in and has the potential and power to make a big … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Money Makeover – How Thomas and Emily Funded Their Retirement Sooner Than They Thought Possible.

By Money Coaches Canada   Meet Emily and Thomas Irish born Thomas and American Emily, have worked in three different countries throughout their careers. They currently live in Alberta, where Thomas, age 56, is employed with a large non-profit organization … Continue reading

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Retirement Game Plan for the Self-Employed

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada More Canadians than ever before are choosing self-employment. According to Statistics Canada, the current number is 2.8 million. Many more—maybe you—hope to start a business in the coming years. It’s not … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor

By Noel D’Souza, CFP® Getting good financial advice in Canada is tricky – trickier than it should be in my opinion. The main challenges facing someone seeking unbiased financial advice can be summed up by the following three questions: Can I … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Money Coaching


Income Tax Challenges for the Self-Employed

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada When people choose self-employment, they are often attracted to the challenge and excitement of creating a business they are passionate about. They may look forward to a more flexible work schedule, … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Money Coaching, Small Business


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