Tag Archives: retirement 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

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

How Do I Take Money From My RSP in Retirement?

By Tom Feigs, CFP®, CET What do you think when you hear the term RSP? If you are like many people, you probably think: contributions. Certainly the banking industry focus is on RSP sales, because that’s where they make their money. … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information, Retirement savings

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

Coach Spotlight: Sabine Lay, Certified Money Coach

In the five years that Sabine Lay has been a Money Coach the question she has most frequently been asked is: How do other people manage their finances? Or even, “Am I the worst case you’ve seen?” She says the … Continue reading

Posted in Meet Our Money Coaches, Money Coaching

Your Money, Your Life – A Discussion with Steadyhand’s Tom Bradley

Money Coach Noel D’Souza, P.Eng.,CFP® recently sat down with Tom Bradley, President and co-founder of Steadyhand Investment Management Ltd. to talk about what Steadyhand offers Canadian investors how it serves its clients and his perspective on personal finance in Canada. In … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Investing

Pension Plans and Retirement: Should You Be Worried?

By Julie Langevin, CPA, CA With the Federal government tabling their 2016 budget recently, we should all be aware of the challenges facing Canada’s pension system. The fact that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government reduced the age of eligibility for Old … Continue reading

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

Do I have enough money to retire?

By Janet Gray, BA, BAdmin, CFP™, CHS, EPC, CPCA I am often asked, “Do I have enough to retire?” It’s an earnest question, asked by smart, educated people with good incomes, who want to be sure they are making good decisions about … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Retirement savings

Meet our Money Coach: Tom Feigs

Financial planner and money coach Tom Feigs was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, but his favourite piece of advice for Canadians concerned that they aren’t prepared for retirement, comes from the East, not the West. It’s a Chinese Proverb: … Continue reading

Posted in Meet Our Money Coaches, Retirement savings