Tag Archives: Karin Mizgala

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


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


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


The Clean Money Revolution; Rethinking Money’s Impact on the World

By Karin Mizgala, C0-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Much is written about money; usually its prescriptive advice for making more. However, in The Clean Money Revolution: reinventing power, purpose, and capitalism,—Joel Solomon wants us to think about the impact our … Continue reading

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How Your Approach to Investing Should Evolve as You Age – Part One

by Karin Mizgala, CEO and Co-founder, Money Coaches Canada Life is busy, but most of us make time for tasks, big and small, that we consider essential: an annual medical check-up, one or two dental cleanings, oil changes for the … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


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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A Financial Plan is a Roadmap

In today’s hectic world, most people have neither the time nor the expertise necessary to navigate the financial complexities of modern life. They need help making sense of it all, and would benefit from a comprehensive, thoughtful approach to money … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching


I’m Fed Up with Paying High Fees; Should I Manage My Own Portfolio?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO It’s been over a year since the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) implemented phase 2 of the Client Relationship Model, known as CRM2. If you have investments, you will have received two reports in 2017; the … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings