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?

Best Tips for Smart Savings

By Janet Gray, B.A., B.Admin, CFP®, EPC, CPCA I often get asked ‘how can I save more?’  This might help to get you started. Which statement currently best describes your situation? Income minus Savings and Needs = Spending Or Income minus … 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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A Better Way to Stay On Track with Your Money

By Noel D’Souza, P.Eng, CFP® Do you feel like your money is just trickling out of a hole in your pocket, and you are not really sure where it’s all going or why there is nothing left at the end … Continue reading

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I’m Working Really Hard, But Not Getting Ahead. Five Misconceptions Keeping You Stuck

By Alison Stafford, CFP® How often have you thought—I could get out of debt and save more for retirement, if only I made more money. It appears to make sense; that more money would be the answer to your financial worries. … Continue reading

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Why Financial Literacy Isn’t Enough 

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO of Money Coaches Canada November is financial literacy month, and this year is its 10th anniversary. Interesting timing with COVID-19 raging in our midst and financial well-being feels more precarious than ever before.  There are … Continue reading

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Setting New Financial Goals during the Pandemic

By Sheila Walkington,  co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada It’s been almost six months since phrases like; shelter-in-place, work from home, physical distancing, and social bubbles, have become part of the daily conversation. Wearing a mask in public started out … Continue reading

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Is Financial Freedom Still Possible?

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada COVID-19 has rattled us to the core. It has threatened our health and taken lives. It has damaged our economy and taken livelihoods. It has physically kept us apart, yet we … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lessen the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Retirement Plans

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada This is a hard time to focus on the future. If your employment or income has been impacted by COVID-19, understandably your short-term security and immediate bills are your primary concern. … Continue reading

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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

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Embrace Aging and Plan for a Happy Retirement

How We Age is Changing As youngsters, we can’t wait to get older.  Sometime later, we become less enthusiastic about our next birthday.  We come to realize our mortality with the tick-tock of age.  It’s a matter of perspective. Age … Continue reading

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