Tag Archives: spending and savings plan

How Much Do You Need to Retire?

By Steve Bridge, BA (Hons.), CFP®  Retirement, or financial independence, ranks as one of people’s top financial goals. We’re currently in the midst of “RRSP Season”, and many Canadians are giving at least a passing thought to their eventual retirement. … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Retirement savings

Do 6-Figure Professionals Need a Budget?

By Sheila Walkington, CFP® Co-founder and CFO Money Coaches Canada I know it’s only the middle of August, but “back-to-school” season is upon us. I always remember my mixed feelings of dreading the end of the summer but the excitement … Continue reading

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

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

By Karin Mizgala, CFP® Co-founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada As we enter our third pandemic year, it can be tough to plan for the future. Retirement? What’s that? We’re just trying to make it through the day intact! This … Continue reading

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

Money Makeover – High Income Couple Out of Debt and Ready for Retirement

By Christine Williston, B.A., CFP®, Money Coach   Meet Melanie and Brian When I met Melanie and Brian (names have been changed for privacy), Brian was 50 years old and Melanie was 42. Both had high power, high paying corporate … Continue reading

Posted in Debt, Money Coaching, Money Makeover, Success Stories

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

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

The biggest money mystery – why do I do what I do? (Part one)

By Melanie Buffel, BA Psych, MBA candidate Jill is a single woman in her early 40’s. She enjoys her job and has interesting hobbies. She has good friends and family who often remind her how fabulous she is. Her cat … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money

Success Story: Devon – learning to be intentional with money changed everything

Devon is a successful photographer and event planner who understands the balance between tracking daily details while not losing sight of the larger project. So when he lost his personal financial footing he recognized the benefit of turning to a professional and contacted Money … Continue reading

Posted in Relationship to money, Small Business, Success Stories

How a savings account keeps you out of debt

Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best This month at Money Coaches Canada we’ve been discussing why sticking to a budget is so hard to do, and how using our On Track Money Management system will keep you engaged and … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Debt, Relationship to money