Tag Archives: Money Coach

How to Enjoy Summer Without a Debt Hangover

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada There is something about summer that makes us loosen the reins on our routines. We tend to eat more treats, and we let the kids stay up later. We enjoy more time with … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching


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


5 Ways A Money Coach Can Help You Win Your Own Financial Olympics

By Christine Williston, B.A., FPSC Level 1® In preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, our nation set out to “Own the Podium.” That program is still delivering the results as the recently concluded PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games aptly demonstrated. … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Stages of Financial Well-Being®, Money Coaching


Give The Gift of Financial Independence this Holiday Season

By Noel D’Souza, P.Eng, CFP® The holidays are a time of giving, but many Canadians are tired of spending money on “stuff” that is soon forgotten by kids and adults alike. As a result, there is growing interest in gifts that … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Kids and Money, Money Coaching


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

Posted in Financial Literacy, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


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


Should I take CPP at age 60?

By Barbara Knoblach, PhD The long summer evenings are over. The kids are back at school; homework, lessons and sports practice have begun to fill the family calendar again. Summer holidays and backyard BBQs are now just photo memories on … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information


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

Posted in Kids and Money, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Don’t Let Back to School Break the Bank

By Karen Richardson, FPSC Level 1® and Christine White, P.Eng., FPSC Level 1® The back to school cliché is that kids dread it and parents are gleefully counting the hours. But in reality, lots of kids are excited to go back to school (albeit … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching


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

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching, Relationship to money