Category Archives: Relationship to money

Money and finances isn’t all about dollars and figures. Money is very tied to our emotions, our self-worth, our values and beliefs and bythe experiences we have had with money in the past. What’s your relationship to money and what role does it play in your life?

Introducing the 7 Stages of Financial Well-Being® Video

We are just over the half-way point for 2018 – 50% of the year is in the rear-view mirror. How are your financial New Year’s resolutions holding up? Distant memory? If that’s the case, please read on because we can … Continue reading

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Aging Parents – Reversing the Roles

by Karin Mizgala MBA, CFP® I’m not sure when it happened, but several years ago I realized that the tables were turning in my relationship with my parents. Although still extremely healthy and vibrant at the age of 70, my … Continue reading

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

By Karin Mizgala, BA Psyc, MBA, CFP® We are just over three months into 2018 – 25% of the year is in the rear-view mirror. How are your financial New Year’s resolutions holding up? Are you doing better financially? If … Continue reading

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Women, Money and Power: How Times are Changing for the Better

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada On March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day recognizing the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. But IWD is about more than one day; the theme … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Financial Bliss – Valentine’s Edition

By: Sheila Walkington, CFP With Valentines Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time for every couple to have a conversation about one of the most important factors affecting relationships – money. For many couples, there is nothing … Continue reading

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Can money make you happy? Try giving some away.

By Sabine Lay Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843. Most people know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly man who transforms his life after three spirits teach him the joy of giving. It seems Dickens was way … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy in Action

By Melanie Buffel, BA Psych, MBA Candidate November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada and this is a wonderful opportunity to learn from each other’s experience, sharing our knowledge and feelings about money. There are so many financial concepts, products and … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy Starts at Home

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada When it comes to topics of money and Canadians, Money   Coaches Canada has a great vantage point. Through our interactions with clients, our involvement with the media, our  frequent blog posts … Continue reading

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How to Live the Life You Want with the Money You Have

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money does not buy happiness. You’ve heard that before. Many studies of happiness have shown that relationships, a positive attitude, working towards goals and helping others, are at the core. Even exercise and pet ownership … Continue reading

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