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Young Money Podcast

EP321 TikTok Credit Card Tips Reviewed by NerdWallet Canada

Today we’re diving into the untapped world of financial wisdom on TikTok as Shannon Terrell, lead writer at NerdWallet Canada, shares the truths and myths surrounding popular financial advice. Shannon sheds light on crucial financial insights shaping the digital landscape, from purchase protection to the mysteries of credit card skimmer scams. With Canadians increasingly relying on TikTok for financial advice, this episode offers tips to navigate the complexities of credit cards and personal finance. Listen in to hear about the

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EP320 Financial Fitness Lessons from Super Bowl LVIII

What can Super Bowl LVIII teach us about financial fitness? In this episode, I dive into wisdom we can take away from the year’s biggest game and explore how stars like Taylor Swift and Usher, along with the athletes’ inspiring stories, reveal crucial financial strategies. Listen in as I analyze the perseverance and disciplined approaches of NFL players and entertainers, showing how their journeys mirror essential financial principles. You’ll hear actionable insights for achieving financial wellness and learn the significance

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EP319 Loud Budgeting

Are you ready to challenge the norms of personal finance with the bold trend of loud budgeting? In this episode, I explore this trend, which encourages openly declaring and adhering to your financial goals. Spearheaded by Lukas Battle on social media, this movement marks a departure from quiet luxury, advocating for courageous, value-driven financial decisions. I’ll delve into how this approach not only curbs impulse spending, but also adapts effectively to the current economic landscape. Listen in as I revisit

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EP318 Bissett Financial Fitness Framework

As we step into the new year, it’s the perfect time to get motivated and inspired about our financial fitness. In this episode, I draw parallels between physical and financial fitness, illustrating how both exist on a spectrum from beginners to experts. Dive into the three key elements of the Bissett Financial Fitness Framework: cash flow, savings, and debt management. Just like physical fitness—where cardio, strength training, and lifestyle choices play crucial roles—these financial elements are essential for a balanced

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EP317 Lessons Learned in 2023; 2024 Predictions & Tips

As we bid farewell to 2023 and welcome 2024, it’s time to reflect on the past year’s financial lessons and look ahead with optimism and preparedness. In this episode, I’m diving into the significant financial events of 2023, from soaring interest rates to the challenges of inflation and job cuts, and how they’ve shaped our financial behaviors. Join me as I celebrate Young Money‘s milestones (including crossing 350,000 downloads!), explore the personal and professional achievements of the year, and discuss

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EP316 How to Practice Gratitude in Challenging Times

What are you grateful for? Reflecting on this question is the first step toward integrating gratitude into your life. Whether through mindful observation, expressions of thanks, or keeping a gratitude journal, the possibilities are endless. In this episode, I will be going over several ways to practice gratitude when you may not be feeling so grateful. Incorporating gratitude into your daily routine doesn’t require extensive time; even a few minutes each day can significantly impact you. As we explore the

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EP315 How to Protect Yourself Online with TELUS

Are you aware of the risks lurking in the digital world—especially during the holiday season? In this episode, we’re joined by Leigh Tynan, Director of TELUS Online Security, to discuss the importance of cyber safety and how to protect your identity and finances online. Listen in as Leigh shares her insights on the increasing prevalence of online fraud and identity theft in Canada. We delve into the specific risks Canadians face during the holidays and the best practices for safe

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EP314 Celebrating 6 Years of Young Money

Six years, 314 episodes, a global audience across 40 countries, and over 350,000 downloads—join me in celebrating the incredible journey we’ve had on the Young Money podcast. With educational and entertaining content from all of our inspiring guests, I hope this show has guided you on your financial fitness journey. Listen in as I reflect on the past and share how my personal experiences and newfound perspectives will shape the future of Young Money. From addressing current issues to sharing

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Canadian Holiday Spending Outlook with Myles Gooding, PwC

How are Canadians navigating the holiday season amidst economic challenges and evolving retail landscapes? In this episode of Young Money, I’m joined by Myles Gooding, PwC Canada’s National Consumer Markets Leader, to explore the Canadian Holiday Outlook Survey’s findings.  Listen as we dive deep into the spending behaviors of different generations and examine how cutting-edge retail technologies like AI, AR, and the metaverse are revolutionizing the way we shop. Myles also offers a wealth of insights into the current trends

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EP312 Check Up On Your Financial Health

Are you equipped to handle the complexities of managing debt and navigating financial emergencies? In this episode, I dive into the crucial aspects of financial health, focusing on debt management and emergency preparedness. November, being Financial Literacy Month in Canada, serves as a timely reminder to assess and enhance our financial literacy, a key component of overall financial wellness. Join me as I explore the theme of this year’s campaign, “Managing Your Money in a Changing World,” and discuss practical

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EP311 Deal or No Deal

Are you ready to tackle the tempting deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday without derailing your budget? In today’s episode, we dive into the art of smart shopping during the biggest sale season of the year and share essential considerations to ensure you’re making wise purchasing decisions. Listen in as we explore three key considerations: understanding the real reason behind your purchase, assessing if the deal is genuinely beneficial, and exploring ways to maximize benefits like loyalty points or

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EP310 Mental Health, Financial Fitness and Entrepreneurship with Sharmila Sriram

Embarking on the journey of entrepreneurship requires more than just business acumen—it necessitates a strong foundation built on passion, resilience and a commitment to positive change. Sharmila Sriram, Founder & CEO of Spectrum Medical Diagnostics, sheds light on the crucial aspects that drive the success of a business. Sharmila reflects on the challenges she faced in her financial journey, emphasizing the need for a solid financial roadmap, a robust emergency fund and the ability to find opportunities in challenges.  Listen

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EP309 Small Business Path to Impact with Jascha Jabes, Scotiabank

Wondering how small business owners are navigating the current economic landscape and what the future holds for them? Tune in to this episode with Jascha Jabes, Vice President of Small Business at Scotiabank, who brings a wealth of experience from various sectors and a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing businesses today. In this episode, Jascha shares some of the key findings from Scotiabank’s recent Small Business Report, highlighting the resilience and optimism of business owners despite prevailing

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EP308 How To Curb Overspending with Iva Poshnjari

Looking for insights on how to curb overspending and make smarter financial decisions? Don’t miss this episode featuring Iva Poshnjari, a BNN Bloomberg digital reporter and a voice on CTV’s Things To Know T.O. TV show. With a keen focus on personal finance and a passion for guiding young women away from financial pitfalls, Iva brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the discussion. In this episode, Iva explores the pressing challenges of overspending, shedding light on some of

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EP307 Canadian Investing Habits with David O’Leary

Curious about making smart investment choices and understanding the current economic climate in Canada? Tune in to this episode with David O’Leary, chartered financial analyst, wealth management expert, and the founder and principal of Kind Wealth. With a wealth of experience behind him and a commitment to independence and transparency, he’ll take you through the intricacies of investing and financial planning. Listen in as David shares his insights on a range of topics, including the impact of inflation on investing

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EP306 Empowered Financial Futures with Julie Shipley-Strickland

Wondering how to navigate the complex world of personal finance and wealth-building? Don’t miss this episode featuring Julie Shipley-Strickland, a Senior Wealth Advisor at Wellington-Altus Private Wealth and a trailblazer for women in the financial industry. She joins the show today to share actionable insights from more than a decade of experience in the field. Listen in as Julie delves into the rituals for building wealth that you can start practicing today, as well as her own financial challenges and

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EP305 Resilience and Reinvention with Leisse Wilcox

Ever wondered how our emotional relationship with money shapes our financial success? In this episode, we sit down with Leisse Wilcox, a Strategic Business Coach who has dedicated her career to helping women bridge the gap between self-worth and net worth. With a story marked by resilience, Leisse has not only built a thriving business amidst personal challenges, but has also become a beacon of hope for entrepreneurial women worldwide. From navigating cancer and complex personal challenges to building a

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EP304 No Regret Decisions with Shannon Lee Simmons

Curious about making the right choices in challenging times? Shannon Lee Simmons, a seasoned Certified Financial Planner (CFP), bestselling author, and founder of the New School of Finance™, joins us to explore her latest book, No-Regret Decisions. Introducing a universal decision-making framework applicable to most scenarios, Shannon emphasizes that setbacks don’t define your decision-making ability—they’re opportunities for growth.  Listen in to hear about her three-phase approach: first, avoiding impulsive panic decisions; second, navigating the messy middle phase of decision-making; and

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EP303 Charitable Impact with with John Bromley

Ever puzzled over how to make your charitable donations truly count? Don’t miss this episode featuring philanthropy expert John Bromley. Raised with charity as a family cornerstone, John has worked with top experts in the field and founded Charitable Impact to simplify and enhance giving. Tune in to hear how his mission aligns with the history of Young Money and aims to transform philanthropy. Listen in as we dive into John’s journey from a charitable upbringing to founding Charitable Impact,

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EP302 Make Money Your Thing with Kalee Boisvert

With more than 15 years in the world of finance, Kalee Boisvert, MBA, champions the cause of financial empowerment. She’s set to release two books in 2023: MoneyWise Mabel’s Bursting Bank, a children’s book, and Make Money Your Thing! a non-fiction guide. In this episode, Kalee dives into empowering women in finance, untangling financial stress, and practical steps to take control of your financial journey. Listen in as she shares tactics to remove stress and create a positive relationship with money. You

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EP301 Will Swifties Save or Sink into Debt?

Ever wondered how to enjoy big events like a Taylor Swift concert without sinking into debt? Shannon Terrell is a renowned writer for NerdWallet Canada and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. Her work has been featured in prominent publications like Black Enterprise, Finder, and Yahoo! Finance, and she joins the show today to share insights into the financial implications of major events like concerts for fans and attendees. As the excitement builds for Taylor Swift’s 2024