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EP189 Milli Moves: Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Explained

No matter what news or social media you consume, I am certain that you have heard people talking about Non-Fungible Tokens. A non-fungible token (or NFT for short) is a unit of data on a digital ledger called a blockchain, where each NFT can represent a unique digital item. Therefore, they are not interchangeable, hence non-fungible. In this episode, I will be explaining why NFTs are being talked about currently, what to be aware of when you hear this term,

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EP181 Milli Moves: How to Avoid FOMO When Investing

One of the questions I get asked the most is how to invest or get involved in investing. The reason is that investing gets all the hype in the market, online, and in the news. It’s often talked about in an exciting way, dominating headlines and luring investors in for fear of missing out (also known as FOMO). The last few weeks have been no exception with the frenzied trading of GameStop, AMC, and Blackberry. So in this episode, I

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EP129 Adulting 101: Equifax’s Julie Kuzmic on What’s a Credit Report & Should I Care?

Julie Kuzmic is the Director of Consumer Advocacy at Equifax Canada, a credit scoring and reporting organization. Julie is recognized as an authority on consumer credit and is passionate about financial literacy and creating metaphors to explain the nuances of credit scores. She is a speaker on the topic of credit lifecycle, speaking to consumers, clients, and industry groups.   Julie joins me today to share what a credit report is and why you should care about yours. She shares

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EP125 Adulting 101: Learn How to WIN at the Credit Game with Richard Moxley

Richard Moxley is the founder of The Credit Game, an organization helping Canadians improve and fix their credit scores. He is a best-selling author and recently published The Credit Game: Rules Every Canadian Must Know to Win. He began his career as a mortgage agent before transitioning to help people get out of debt. Richard is a sought-after professional speaker and has been featured in The Globe and Mail, CTV, Global TV, and CBC Market Report. He was the Financial

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EP113 – Milli Moves: How to Pay for Postsecondary Education Before, During and After School with Suzanne Tyson

Suzanne Tyson is the founder of Higher Ed Points, the world’s first company to enable loyalty points conversions, from anyone, into funds for higher education. Higher Ed Points has funded over $1.7-Million in student tuition fees and loan repayments. Suzanne has a 30-year career, of which half has been spent in higher education and student funding. In 2017, she was selected as a Top 7 SheEO Canadian Funded Venture. In 2019 she was one of the Regional Finalists for the

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EP053 Choose Your Path to Financial Success

Tristen is a 21-year-old musician, carpenter, salesman and barman. He is also a homeowner and landlord. After a brief experience at university, he decided that college was a better fit for his business and personal goals. Once qualified as a carpenter, he continued to work across other roles to help bolster his financial portfolio and support his home-owning and real estate dreams.  Carly is a 28-year-old elementary teacher in Toronto, who also teaches dance two nights a week. At just 23, she

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EP052 The Debt Free Graduate with Murray Baker

Murray Baker is the author of The Debt-Free Graduate: How to Survive College or University Without Going Broke. Having sold over 200,000 copies, his book reached #3 on the Toronto Star Bestseller list. As a recognized influencer in the field, he has also been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Vancouver Sun, The Toronto Star, Canada AM, CBC Newsworld, Breakfast TV, Money Talks and many more. He has worked in financial literacy for over

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EP049 5 Questions to Answer Before Getting a Credit Card

If you walk around any post-secondary campus at the beginning of the semester, you’ll often find many credit card company representatives setting up booths to promote their companies and sign up students for their credit cards. While this is convenient for many students – and a great marketing strategy for these companies – the reality is that many post-secondary students do not know enough about credit cards and the proper way to use them without getting buried in debt.   

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EP048 Increasing Access to Post Secondary Education with Shelley Clayton

Shelley Clayton is the Director, Financial Aid at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton Campus. In this role, she has helped hundreds of students – nationally as well as in the Atlantic region – to obtain funding for their post-secondary education through Student Services and Student Financial Assistance. She is a representative on the Canadian Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (CASFAA), the Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services (AACUSS), and the Canadian Association of College and University

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EP040 Investor Spotlight Part 2

  Lisa, Elaine, and Melissa are three young millionaires-in-the-making that began their journey into investing as a way to create long-term financial growth and save for their future. Shortly after high school, Lisa began investing in RRSPs (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) and TFSAs (Tax Free Savings Account) as a way to save money to support her passion for traveling. After receiving a substantial inheritance after a close loved one passed away, Elaine decided to start her investing journey by investing

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