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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.

    EP272 Financially Fit Holidays

    EP272 Financially Fit Holidays

    With the holidays just around the corner, many Canadians are wondering how they’re going to make their budgets work when it comes to gift-giving and holiday travel. In fact, according to new research from Interac Corp., the majority of Canadians say they are facing barriers that hinder feelings of financial control this year, with 49% saying the current economic situation has negatively impacted their confidence in managing everyday finances. So how can we set ourselves up for a successful holiday season ahead? In this episode, I will be sharing some tips and tricks for navigating the holidays so that you can feel more confident when it comes to your finances.
    Listen in as I explain how to communicate with your loved ones about what they may benefit from this season so that you can help them in a meaningful way rather than simply giving them a gift. You will learn that it is okay to let your loved ones know about your financial situation so that they are aware of what you can do and how to have fun this season, even if your budget is a little tighter than usual.
    “Things don’t have to be hard on your finances to make an impact.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    The number of people feeling a lack of confidence in their finances this year. Why holiday spending is expected to fall a significant percent. How you can offer to help your loved ones during the holiday season. Tips for navigating the holiday season. The benefit of communicating with your loved ones about their wants this season. Free options to celebrate the holidays with loved ones. Key takeaways:
    Re-frame the season. Get back to basics. Set limits. Be honest about your situation. Make a list. Resources Mentioned:
    EP011 Financial Fitness Tips for the Holidays EP059 What is insurance and Why do I Need it with Deborah Williams EP131 Adulting 101: Why You Need a Will and Powers of Attorney with Erin Bury EP219 Future of Pandemic Money Habits with D'Arcy McDonald, SVP Scotiabank EP222 Why Financial Literacy Matters at Work EP226 Financial Accountability Over Financial Resolutions



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    • 12 min
    EP271 Mental Health and Money

    EP271 Mental Health and Money

    It is becoming increasingly clear that money and our mental health are directly tied together. The stress of not having money can cause anxiety, increase tiredness, and make us physically sick, more irritable, and short-tempered. So, it is critical that we make sure we're staying on top of our finances, seeking help as needed, and accepting our imperfections.
    In this episode, I will share three tips that can improve your mental health when it comes to money and finances to help you throughout this financially stressful time. Listen in to make sure you have the tools and tricks you need to minimize the stress you’re carrying in relation to finances in your life.
    "When you don’t know the facts, your situation can feel overwhelming. So get down to the facts of your financial situation.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    How mental health can be impacted by finances. Several statistics around people’s current mental health in regard to finances. How to avoid feeling overwhelmed about your finances. The benefit of asking for help when it comes to your finances. How to make a plan for your finances. Key takeaways:
    Calculate your net worth. Review your budget. Negotiate lower rates. Get your financial facts. Don’t go it alone. Make a plan. Have grace with yourself. Resources Mentioned:
    EP044 Dangers of Payday Loans  EP056 Back to Basics – The 5Cs of Credit EP057 Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposals what does it mean with Doug Hoyes EP149 Adulting 101: How to Deal with Overwhelming Debt Levels with Taz Rajan, Bromwich + Smith EP184 Credit Canada Debt Solutions with Keith Emery EP216 How to Deal with Debt Overload with Linda Stern, Crowe Soberman EP224 Get the Hell Out of Debt with Erin Skye Kelly EP227 Money Like You Mean It with Erica Alini EP229 Rich Girl, Broke Girl with Kelley Keehn EP238 Get Your Mindset and Money Right with Zandile Chiwanza EP262 Taking Control of Our Money with Kelley Keehn



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    • 13 min
    EP270 Tips for Tackling Debt Part 2

    EP270 Tips for Tackling Debt Part 2

    Due to the current state of the financial world, I wanted to review more powerful interviews we've had on the podcast where our guests shared fantastic advice to help you navigate debt. We have had so many amazing guests in the past who have offered tips that remain timeless, so in this episode, we will be listening to key takeaways from our interviews with Zandile Chiwanza and Kelley Keehn.
    Listen in as Kelley shares the inspiration for her book, Rich Girl, Broke Girl, as well as the hidden costs of an expensive lifestyle and her advice for those just starting out in the financial world. You will also learn about Zandile’s experiences as a newcomer to Canada, her feelings around money, and her advice for dealing with debt.  
    “Like oxygen, if you don't have money, it can be suffocating.” - Kelley Keehn
    This Week on Young Money:
    The inspiration for Kelley Keehn’s book. The hidden costs of an expensive lifestyle. Kelley’s positive, practical approach to money. Why some women aren’t leaning into their finances as much as they should. The connection between money and mental health. The anxiety that can arise when feeling fearful about finances. The value of having a supportive group of people. Zandile’s experiences as a newcomer to Canada. How she navigated finances when she first got to Canada. How she dealt with debt as a newcomer. Key takeaways:
    Seek out expert advice. Educate yourself. Be open-minded around wealthy people. Assess your beliefs around money. Don’t let anxiety run your life. Ask for help when needed. Surround yourself with supportive people. Communicate your concerns. Resources Mentioned:
    EP044 Dangers of Payday Loans  EP056 Back to Basics – The 5Cs of Credit EP057 Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposals what does it mean with Doug Hoyes EP149 Adulting 101: How to Deal with Overwhelming Debt Levels with Taz Rajan, Bromwich + Smith EP184 Credit Canada Debt Solutions with Keith Emery EP216 How to Deal with Debt Overload with Linda Stern, Crowe Soberman EP224 Get the Hell Out of Debt with Erin Skye Kelly EP227 Money Like You Mean It with Erica Alini EP229 Rich Girl, Broke Girl with Kelley Keehn EP238 Get Your Mindset and Money Right with Zandile Chiwanza EP262 Taking Control of Our Money with Kelley Keehn



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    • 32 min
    EP269 Tips for Tackling Debt Part 1

    EP269 Tips for Tackling Debt Part 1

    We are living in a time of high inflation and increasing interest rates, leading to many companies cutting previously secure jobs. It is beginning to be harder to make ends meet as our income no longer goes as far as it used to. If you are like many people carrying variable-rate debt, your payments are taking up more and more of your budget than before. Due to this current state of the world, I wanted to review some interviews we’ve previously had on the show where our guests have shared some fantastic advice that can help you navigate these uncertain times.
    Listen in as Erin Skye Kelly explains the importance of reviewing your budget, understanding how your budget and net worth work together, and taking action every day—regardless of how small it may seem. You will learn tips for those dealing with bankruptcy, what it means to work with a licensed insolvency trustee, and common misconceptions about consumer proposals and bankruptcies.
    “Pay attention to how your budget and your net worth work together.” - Erin Skye Kelly
    This Week on Young Money:
    The importance of asking for help with finances whenever you feel unsure. Common issues that people face when it comes to finances. Why you shouldn’t fear taking action. The importance of paying attention to how your budget and your net worth work together. What it means to work with a licensed insolvency trustee. Common misconceptions about consumer proposals and bankruptcies. Key takeaways:
    Don’t be intimated by financial books. Take small actions every single day. Find what works for you when reviewing your budget. Get rid of your debt. Resources Mentioned:
    EP044 Dangers of Payday Loans  EP056 Back to Basics – The 5Cs of Credit EP057 Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposals what does it mean with Doug Hoyes EP149 Adulting 101: How to Deal with Overwhelming Debt Levels with Taz Rajan, Bromwich + Smith EP184 Credit Canada Debt Solutions with Keith Emery EP216 How to Deal with Debt Overload with Linda Stern, Crowe Soberman EP224 Get the Hell Out of Debt with Erin Skye Kelly EP227 Money Like You Mean It with Erica Alini EP262 Taking Control of Our Money with Kelley Keehn



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    • 29 min
    EP268 Spotlight on Career Readiness

    EP268 Spotlight on Career Readiness

    Financial fitness is not only about learning the basics of financial matters, but also securing the income that will make financial freedom possible. In order to achieve a well-paying position with your desired organization, it is essential to understand what is required of you in the workplace. So, in this episode, I’m sharing my recent experiences with employers and the tips they shared to ensure you’re ready to start your career. 
    During student engagement week, graduating students in the financial services program were given the opportunity to participate in experiential learning opportunities. Listen in as I explain the key takeaways from this session, including the importance of being willing to work hard, working well within a team, and being adaptable.
    “We need to be resilient and regroup at times.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    The importance of working hard and being eager to succeed. Why it is important to not only ask questions but answer questions too. The benefit of being a good team player. How to be more resilient in the work place. How to enhance your readiness for a career. Key takeaways:
    Work hard. Be adaptable. Be resilient. Be curious. Be humble. Be present. Resources Mentioned:
    EP043 Create a Stand Out Cover letter, Resume and LI Profile with Kamara Toffolo EP105 New Country New Life; Navigating Life & Financial Fitness with Susan Diaz EP107 Milli Moves: You Asked & Hilda Gan Answered EP210 Maximize Your Earning Potential using LinkedIn with Sabita Singh EP214 Backpack to Briefcase with Stephanie Koonar EP260 Banking for Newcomers to Canada with Tracy Gomes, SVP Scotiabank BMO Alterna




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    • 9 min
    EP267 Managing Your Money in a Changing World

    EP267 Managing Your Money in a Changing World

    November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada. During Financial Literacy Month, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada engages and works together with organizations across the country to help strengthen the financial literacy of individuals and families. The theme for 2022 is: Managing Your Money in a Changing World. Throughout the month, they’re focusing on different themes for each week, and in this episode, I will be explaining how you can make a difference in your financial situation today.
    As the financial marketplace grows increasingly complex, it is crucial that Canadians have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make informed decisions about the financial products and services that best meet their needs. Financial fitness is important, not only for the financial well-being of individuals, but also for the economy. Remember: understanding the basics of money is as essential today as numeracy and basic literacy, so make sure to tune in! ​
    “Financial literacy means having the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make responsible financial decisions. This requires small, imperfect actions each day and showing kindness to ourselves when we make a misstep.” - Tracey Bissett
    This Week on Young Money:
    The theme of this year's financial literacy month. The importance of taking small, imperfect steps towards financial literacy every day. How to find the balance between debt repayments and daily spending. Why you should think carefully about borrowing money from banks. Key takeaways:
    Educate yourself about finances. Don’t let your debt get out of control. Find your financial balance. Save for future goals. Borrow money wisely. Know your rights. Resources Mentioned:
    EP044 Dangers of Payday Loans  EP056 Back to Basics - The 5Cs of Credit EP057 Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposals what does it mean with Doug Hoyes EP149 Adulting 101: How to Deal with Overwhelming Debt Levels with Taz Rajan, Bromwich + Smith EP184 Credit Canada Debt Solutions with Keith Emery EP216 How to Deal with Debt Overload with Linda Stern, Crowe Soberman EP224 Get the Hell Out of Debt with Erin Skye Kelly EP227 Money Like You Mean It with Erica Alini EP262 Taking Control of Our Money with Kelley Keehn




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    • 9 min

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113 Ratings

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Amazing podcast host and financial advisor

I had the pleasure of working with Tracey for one of her episodes and it was an amazing experience ! All of the episodes put out are so informative and helpful ! Dont miss out on this podcast!

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Best way to learn

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