Tag Archives: retirement planning

How Should You Invest Your Extra Cash, is DIY Investing Right for You, What is the Best Investing Strategy for Retirement, and More

Karin Mizgala, CEO of Money Coaches Canada, and Daniel Evans, Advice-Only Financial Planner and Investment Coach, sat down recently to talk about choosing between the various investment options, investing strategies for retirement, and the impact from COVID-19. In addition to … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


Why Financial Literacy Isn’t Enough 

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO of Money Coaches Canada November is financial literacy month, and this year is its 10th anniversary. Interesting timing with COVID-19 raging in our midst and financial well-being feels more precarious than ever before.  There are … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, Relationship to money


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


5 Ways to Lessen the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Retirement Plans

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada This is a hard time to focus on the future. If your employment or income has been impacted by COVID-19, understandably your short-term security and immediate bills are your primary concern. … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Investing, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings


Should I take CPP at age 60?

By Barbara Knoblach, PhD, CFP® With every changing season or life stage, we tend to reflect and look towards the future. We hold memories close and feel excited about what is to come. Such reflection is an opportunity to pause … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information


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 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


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


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


RRSP vs RESP: How to Make the Right Choice

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada From the moment our children are born we want the best for their future. Success is never guaranteed, but we hope to be able to offer them opportunities. And what better … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings