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This is the stuff you millionaires in the making need to know to kick start or propel you on your financial fitness journey. Tracey Bissett, Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness and award winning Financial Literacy Champion, gives you the straight goods each week to set yourself up for financial success. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed. This hands on experience combined with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach all things money. Tracey goes behind-the-scenes of all the money matters with need-to-know tips, money-making demystified, and special power-player interviews. Join us weekly for Financial Fitness Training that will turn even a Cash Couch Potato into a Marathon Money Maker.

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This is the stuff you millionaires in the making need to know to kick start or propel you on your financial fitness journey. Tracey Bissett, Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness and award winning Financial Literacy Champion, gives you the straight goods each week to set yourself up for financial success. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed. This hands on experience combined with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach all things money. Tracey goes behind-the-scenes of all the money matters with need-to-know tips, money-making demystified, and special power-player interviews. Join us weekly for Financial Fitness Training that will turn even a Cash Couch Potato into a Marathon Money Maker.

    EP323 Financially Supporting Aging Parents

    EP323 Financially Supporting Aging Parents

    As Canadians grapple with the financial and emotional aspects of supporting aging parents, we sit down with Clay Jarvis, a mortgage and real estate expert from NerdWallet Canada. This episode dives into NerdWallet’’s recent aging parent survey, conducted by the Harris Poll, revealing that nearly one-third of Canadians are either assisting or plan to assist their parents financially.
    Listen in as Clay provides expert advice on initiating conversations about finances with aging parents, addressing sensitive topics such as estate planning and end-of-life care. He emphasizes the importance of timely discussions to prevent financial hardships and ensure parents’ wishes are respected and planned for accordingly.
    “It's better to just confront these things head-on, and deal with them.” -  Clay Jarvis
    This Week on Young Money:
    How to start conversations about financial support without adding stress. The impact of financial pressures on multi-generational families in Canada. Practical steps for managing the financial responsibilities of aging parents. Key takeaways:
    Don’t avoid difficult conversations. Practical planning is essential. Consider professional advice. Connect with NerdWallet:
    Website LinkedIn Connect with Clay Jarvis:
    LinkedIn Resources Mentioned:
    Shannon Terrell 2024 Financially Assisting Aging Parents Report Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making 
    Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a rating and review. Visit our website to learn how easy it is to leave a review on Apple Podcasts.


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    • 21 min
    EP322 Fifth Annual Worry Poll Results with Scotiabank

    EP322 Fifth Annual Worry Poll Results with Scotiabank

    Are Canadians' financial concerns keeping them up at night? In this episode, we're joined by Kingsley Chak, Senior Vice President at Scotiabank, to delve into the anxieties and hopes shaping the financial landscape in Canada today, as revealed by the fifth annual Worry Poll.
    This discussion sheds light on the pressing financial issues that Canadians face—from spending concerns to debt management—and highlights the proactive measures being adopted, particularly by the youth, to forge a path toward financial stability.
    "You're not alone. What you're thinking, what you're feeling—a lot of Canadians are feeling that way as well.” -  Kingsley Chak
    This Week on Young Money:
    The financial concerns and aspirations highlighted in Scotiabank's Worry Poll. A look at how Canadians are navigating their financial worries amidst economic fluctuations. The proactive approach of younger Canadians toward their financial wellness. Strategies for effective financial management and planning for a secure future. Key takeaways:
    Evaluate your financial concerns. Seek out financial advice. Implement practical strategies to confront financial challenges. Connect with Kingsley Chak:
    LinkedIn Scotiabank Resources Mentioned:
    Scotiabank Advice+ Smart Money BNS:CC - Canadians prioritizing day-to-day finances optimistic for better days ahead Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making 
    Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a rating and review. Visit our website to learn how easy it is to leave a review on Apple Podcasts.


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    • 15 min
    EP321 TikTok Credit Card Tips Reviewed by NerdWallet Canada

    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 nuances of credit utilization ratios, the intricacies of credit card insurance, and the realities of credit card churn. You'll learn how to safeguard your financial interests and make informed decisions about your finances.
    “When dealing with credit card insurance, always make sure that you’re checking the fine print and ensure that you understand what obligations you need to fulfill as the cardholder so that you’re not left high and dry in a difficult situation.” - Shannon Terrell
    This Week on Young Money:
    What NerdWallet is and who they help. What a day in the life of a writer for NerdWallet looks like. What trends on TikTok we can follow. How credit card insurance works. What your credit utilization ratio is.
    How to spot a skimmer scam. Key takeaways:
    Check the fine print. Know your obligations. Check your spending. Understand your credit limits. Make payments often on your credit card. Trust your gut. Re-evaluate who you follow on social media. Connect with Shannon Terrell:
    LinkedIn NerdWallet NerdWallet Website NerdWallet LinkedIn
    Resources Mentioned:
    EP106 Milli Moves: Money & Media with Leanna Haakons EP301 Will Swifties Save or Sink into Debt Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making 
    Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a rating and review. Visit our website to learn how easy it is to leave a review on Apple Podcasts.


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    • 26 min
    EP320 Financial Fitness Lessons from Super Bowl LVIII

    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 of dedication to long-term goals and resilience.
    "In the same way that athletes and performers dedicate themselves to their craft, achieving financial fitness requires discipline, planning, and the courage to pursue long-term goals over instant gratification.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    Extracting financial lessons from the spectacle and spirit of Super Bowl LVIII. The impact of celebrity influence on financial decisions, with a spotlight on Taylor Swift and Usher. The disciplined journey to success: insights from the NFL's finest and musical icons. Strategies for setting, pursuing, and achieving your financial goals with resilience. Key takeaways:
    Vision and perseverance are key when it comes to achieving financial fitness. Navigate your financial future with support and guidance. There are no shortcuts to success—discipline is the path to victory. Resources Mentioned:
    EP017 Super Bowl's Musical Talent - Justin Timberlake & Lady Gaga EP067 5 Financial Lessons Learned from Maroon 5 EP090 3 Financial Fitness Lessons from Rihanna & Jay-Z EP101 How to Take Control of Your Financial Future like Taylor Swift EP123 3 Financial Fitness Lessons from Jennifer Lopez and Shakira EP179 Milli Moves: Bitcoin – Investing or Gambling? EP231 Back to Basics EP232 Financial Lessons from Hip Hop at the Super Bowl EP280 Sports Betting: Gambling or Entertainment? EP281 Financial Fitness Lessons from Rihanna EP301 Will Swifties Save or Sink into Debt  
    Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making 
    Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a rating and review. Visit our website to learn how easy it is to leave a review on Apple Podcasts.


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    • 12 min
    EP319 Loud Budgeting

    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 themes of financial openness from previous episodes, highlighting how discussing finances with others can lead to better decision-making. I also explore loud budgeting's role in addressing financial bullying and influencing consumer behaviors like “buy now, pay later” schemes, emphasizing its impact on personal finance management.
    "It’s not ‘I don’t have enough’. It’s ‘I don’t want to spend’.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    What loud budgeting is and its rise to popularity. How this trend has shifted the norm from quiet luxury to open financial planning. Previous episodes that align with the theme of financial openness and accountability. The role of loud budgeting in current economic scenarios and its impact on consumer behavior. Key takeaways:
    Open discussions about finances can foster better financial decisions and relationships. Economic conditions influence personal finance strategies. Aligning financial actions with personal values and goals is key. Resources Mentioned:
    EP031 True Cost of Being a Wedding Guest EP037 Cohabitate in a Financially Fit Way EP092 How to be In Love AND Financially Fit with Wendy Brookhouse EP103 Are you a financial bully? EP114 Milli Moves: Are you Uber Broke? EP158 Milli Moves: Mind Your Own Business About Money EP226 Financial Accountability Over Financial Resolutions EP247 Buy Now Pay Later 101 EP292 Navigating Financial Firsts and Spending Shifts with Interac  
    Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making 
    Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a rating and review. Visit our website to learn how easy it is to leave a review on Apple Podcasts.


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    • 8 min
    EP318 Bissett Financial Fitness Framework

    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 and healthy financial life. Whether you're just starting to learn about budgeting or you're a sophisticated investor, this framework can help individuals and businesses alike, so make sure to tune in!
    “Tackle your financial life with the Bissett Financial Fitness Framework and become more financially fit.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    Understanding the Bissett Financial Fitness Framework and its relevance in everyday life. What physical fitness has in common with financial fitness. The three key elements of financial fitness. Practical advice for improving each aspect of your financial health. Key takeaways:
    Recognize where you stand on the financial fitness spectrum and identify areas for improvement. Cash flow is key in maintaining a stable and balanced financial life. Savings contribute to financial security and enable personal and business growth. Debt management is crucial for controlling your future and avoiding financial pitfalls. Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making 
    Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave us a rating and review. Visit our website to learn how easy it is to leave a review on Apple Podcasts.


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    • 6 min

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118 Ratings

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Love this podcast! Tracy asks excellent questions 🤗

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Practical and insightful podcast

Tracey is an excellent host!

She asks thoughtful questions and really does her homework in researching each guest.

Each interview provides practical advice for how you can enhance your financial fitness.

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