Tag Archives: fee-for-service advisor

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


My Financial Advisor is Making More from My Investments Than I Am; What Should I Do?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO, Money Coaches Canada To say that many Canadians are cynical and wary of advice from the financial industry would not be overstating the situation. The idea of hidden fees and commissions buried in investment … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching


Money Coach Spotlight: Melanie Buffel

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” –Albert Einstein Melanie Buffel changes the way her clients think about money. “When I begin working with clients,” she says, “whether they are … Continue reading

Posted in Meet Our Money Coaches, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


The Real Secret to Making Smart Investment Decisions

By Tom Feigs, CFP®, CET As a fee-for-service financial planner it’s not unusual to be approached for a “quick” portfolio review. “Can you just look over my investments?” or “Can you tell me if I’m saving enough?” As much as it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Retirement savings