Tag Archives: Sheila Walkington

The Trouble with Financial Literacy – It’s a Matter of Trust

By Sheila Walkington, co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada Every year, our nation dedicates an entire month to improving the financial literacy of Canadians, but we don’t seem to be making much progress. According to statistics provided by the Financial … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy


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


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


Will 2016 be your year for financial peace-of-mind?

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada In 15 days we begin a fresh year and many Canadians will find themselves making resolutions about money. Most promises will be about specific actions like spending less, saving more, retirement … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Why are so many high earners in debt?

By Sheila Walkington, Co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada How would you react if I told you that many of your friends are in debt? You probably wouldn’t be shocked. You’d probably nod your head in agreement, and say something … Continue reading

Posted in Debt, Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Is your financial nest egg at risk of being scrambled?

By Sheila Walkington, Co-Founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada Names and minor details  have been changed to protect privacy. Most Canadians recognize the importance of making plans for their future, creating a nest egg through RSPs, TFSAs, company pensions, real estate … Continue reading

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Success Story: Louise – A life changing financial turn-around

All information used with the client’s permission. In 2010, Louise  was a single mom with a teenage daughter and another daughter under age 10. She spent her days working with words, writing sales and advertising copy that garnered her great … Continue reading

Posted in Debt, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Success Stories


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


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


The money goal that’s often neglected

By Alison Stafford, FPSC Level 1TM Certificant in Financial Planning At this time of year lots of people set goals, and it’s certainly not unusual for one of those goals to be about money. This year I’m going to pay … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money