Tag Archives: money coaching

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

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


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


How Do I Break Up With My Investment Advisor?

By Steve Bridge, B.A. (Hons.), FPSC Level 1® How did you choose your investment advisor? If you are like many Canadians, your advisor is the one who had an open slot when you called your bank for an appointment, three, five … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, Investing


End Financial Avoidance and Reclaim Your Power Today

By Sheila Walkington, co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada   Most people procrastinate from time to time, it’s human nature to put off tasks we believe to be unpleasant or time consuming. But the habitual putting off of our responsibilities, … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Stages of Financial Well-Being®, Relationship to money


CPP Expansion: A Rare Opportunity to Fine Tune Your Retirement Plan

By Sandra Mann, MBA Financial Services, CPA, CGA, FPSC Level 1™ I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is set for expansion beginning in 2019, but you may be wondering how the changes will impact … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Retirement savings


How to Take Charge and Say Goodbye to Financial Chaos

By Sheila Walkington, co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada Do you remember the children’s game Chutes and Ladders? Players are moving forward and climbing the ladders when suddenly a roll of the die lands them on a chute that sends … Continue reading

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


Why the short answer may not be right answer

By Alison Stafford, CFP® Money questions often appear straight forward, for example: should I pay down my mortgage or contribute to an RSP? But rarely, if ever, is one decision about money not impacted or influenced by your complete financial situation. … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching


Success Story: Robin and James – from knowledge to action

Note: The couple’s names have been changed for privacy. Robin and James were young professionals in their 30’s when they contacted Money Coach Kathryn Mandelcorn. They were frustrated because they made a combined income over $150,000 but they had $45,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Debt, Money Coaching, Success Stories


Be the architect of your financial future

By Kathryn Mandelcorn, FMA You are not born with a set of values around money. The blueprint for your financial habits and behaviors is drawn by the experiences and significant people in your past and present. The current state of … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money