Tag Archives: Karin Mizgala

Should You Help Your Kids Buy a Home? 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Ante Up

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada     Buying a home, especially for first time buyers, has  become increasingly challenging over the last decades. In 1985, according to the Toronto Estate Board, the average home in the city … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and Money, Money Coaching, Retirement savings, Will & Estate Planning


5 Investment Strategy Tips for the Soon-To-Be Retired

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada It’s not uncommon for folks approaching retirement to think that retirement planning is finally behind them. They’ve put in the years of saving and investing; now it’s time to Google hotels … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Starting your own business is easier than it has ever been before. The internet has made it possible to serve customers not only across the country, but across the world. Accessible … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Small Business


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


How to Manage Your Inheritance

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Canada is on the verge of a colossal transfer of wealth from one generation to the next. Baby Boomers are expected to inherit roughly $750 billion by 2026; the largest shift of … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, Will & Estate Planning


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