Want to learn how to save, earn, and do more with your money? Then welcome to the More Money Podcast!
Canadian Money expert, Accredited Financial Counsellor Canada® and podcast host Jessica Moorhouse is here to guide you on your personal finance journey and share the stories, expertise, and wisdom from top personal finance and business experts, celebrities, entrepreneurs, authors, and influencers to help simplify and demystify the "complex" world of money.
In other words, if you want to get a better handle on your money but have no idea where to start...you're in the right place.
New episodes air every Wednesday. For podcast episode show notes, visit jessicamoorhouse.com/podcast. To enquire about being a guest on a future episode, visit jessicamoorhouse.com/podcastsubmissions
Reboot Your ETF Portfolio - Dan Bortolotti, Creator of The Canadian Couch Potato blog
We’re closing out Season 14 with my favourite topic and a return guest! On the show today is a Canadian investing expert and creator of the Canadian Couch Potato — Dan Bortolotti. Dan is back on the show to talk about his new book, Reboot Your Portfolio: 9 Steps to Successful Investing with ETFs, which you know is right up my alley! Dan Bortolotti is a former journalist, who was a full-time writer for magazines such as MoneySense. However, over a decade ago he switched careers and is now a portfolio manager and financial planner at PWL Capital in Toronto. Dan created his popular blog (then subsequent podcast) the Canadian Couch Potato in 2010 and has become one of Canada’s most trusted resources on index investing. In today’s episode, Dan shares more about the inspiration behind his new book, Reboot Your Portfolio. We dive into where you should start when you want to make a change in your investment portfolio and the downsides to having so much access to your trades. This episode is jam-packed with info for anyone wanting to get started with passive investing or learn how to improve their current investment portfolio for the long term. Also, I want to say a quick thank you to all the wonderful guests who joined me this season. Of course, another thank you to all listeners, thank you for tuning in each week and I’ll see you for a fresh new season in September after a short summer break! For full episode show notes visit: https://jessicamoorhouse.com/333
Taking Back Your Financial Power - Julien and Kiersten Saunders, Bloggers from rich and REGULAR
I’m interviewing a duo on today's episode of the More Money podcast! I’m so excited to have fellow podcasters and newly published authors, Julien and Kiersten Saunders from rich & REGULAR on the show to talk all about their new book, Cashing Out. Julien and Kiersten Saunders currently reside in Atlanta, Georgia, and are the couple behind the popular blog and podcast, rich & REGULAR. They also have a YouTube channel in which they produce an award-winning series, Money on the Table. Today on the show they’re talking all about their new book, Cashing Out: Win the Wealth Game By Walking Away. In today’s episode, Julien and Kiersten share what rich and regular really means, as well as setting up a system for your money that gives you back the power over your life. They get into the nitty-gritty of why we should rethink how we approach growing in our careers, and why finding a community of like-minded individuals is the best thing you can do for your social life. For full episode show notes visit: https://jessicamoorhouse.com/332
331 Are You on Trajectory to Reaching Financial Independence? - Tyson Koska, Founder and CEO of OnTrajectory
This podcast is no stranger to exploring the FIRE community and digging into what financial independence means to you. Today, we’re digging even deeper into how to find out if you’re on a trajectory toward financial independence and a program that can help you figure it out. Today's guest is Tyson Koska, the Founder, and CEO of OnTrajectory, the FI financial planning software tool that allows you to see your financial future more clearly. Tyson Koska’s career started when he was a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army. After he left the Army he switched gears and became a software engineer for 25 years. After experiencing some major life events that changed his own plans for his money he decided to make a program that would be able to take the guesswork out of financial planning. In 2018 he went full-time with his side-hustle, OnTrajectory, and hasn’t looked back since. In this episode, Tyson shares what inspired OnTrajectory and the key features it offers so that you can better plan your financial future. For full episode show notes visit: https://jessicamoorhouse.com/331
330 How to Avoid Becoming House Poor as a First Time Buyer - Romana King, Real Estate Expert and Author
We’ve talked a lot about buying a home and investing in real estate on this podcast but what happens after you buy. What about all the costs and yearly maintenance that come with becoming a homeowner? Today those questions and so much more are being answered in today’s episode with real estate expert Romana King. Romana King has a 20-year career as a financial journalist, she currently holds the position of Director of Content at Zolo and is the former Senior Editor and real estate expert at MoneySense. She recently become a first time author and with the release of her bestselling first book, House Poor No More: 9 Steps to Grow the Value of Your Home and Net Worth. In this episode, Romana shares why she thinks everyone needs a homeowner’s cheat sheet, so she decided to write her new book, House Poor No More. She also shares overlooked inspections and audits that should be done before you buy a home and why buying a home is part of a larger long-term goal and not simply a box to be ticked on a life checklist. For full episode show notes visit: https://jessicamoorhouse.com/330
A Better Way to Save for Retirement - Frederick Vettese, Author of Retirement Income for Life
I have another returning guest joining me on the podcast today to share more about his new book and his rule of thumb for saving for retirement. Frederick Vettesse is back on the podcast to talk about his new book, The Rule of 30: A Better Way to Save for Retirement, and the different approach he took to write this book as opposed to his others. Frederick Vettesse is the former chief actuary of Lifeworks and a best-selling author of books all about retirement. He’s also a regular contributor for the Globe and Mail. He first appeared on the More Money podcast in episode 262 where he chatted about how to not run out of money during retirement. In this episode, Frederick explains what the rule of 30 is for retirement, including how much to save and invest at certain ages and stages in your life and is it ever too late to start. We also talk about investing options including if real estate is still a good investment for your future. Another important topic we cover is planning for the best-case scenario along with the unexpected and inevitable changes that come from getting older including potential job loss and declining health. For full episode show notes visit: https://jessicamoorhouse.com/329
How to Live in the Now and Still Save for the Future - Paris Woods, Author
This week’s episode is FULL of so many interesting topics including, debt, FIRE, privilege and so much more. I’m so excited to welcome author, Paris Woods to the podcast to share how we can all learn from her mistakes in her new book, The Black Girl’s Guide to Financial Freedom. Paris Woods is a lifelong educator, first-generation and two-time college graduate of Harvard University. She’s currently completing her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin. In her new book, The Black Girl’s Guide to Financial Freedom, Paris teaches readers how to live an abundant life now and continue to do so in the future through her simple personal finance principles. In this episode, Paris shares her approach to FIRE, why she’s so passionate about educating the black community about finance and why debt is the number one obstacle to your financial goals. I loved reading Paris’s book because it felt like having a chat with your best friend and I hope this episode leaves you with the same feeling! For full episode show notes visit: https://jessicamoorhouse.com/328
Love the contents and no-fluff conversations!
Jessica, love your interviews and the podcast. Especially the one with Elle Martinez. Thank you for bringing guests who give practical advice that everyone can implement!
Easy to listen podcast on personal finance
A really fun, casual and laid back podcast on personal finance. I love listening to the stories of all the guests and the best thing about the podcast is that the interviews aren't so serious and its more like a conversation. Great job Jess and keep the episodes coming!