Be honest. How much do you know about investing? Want to learn how the pros do it? Maybe you just need to know where to begin. Join money expert Melissa Leong as she guides you on a journey to financial empowerment.
Budgeting for kids (and teaching kids how to budget)
There’s no way around it: kids can be expensive. So, how can you prepare for the cost of having them? How do you budget the needs versus wants? And how do you impart financial knowledge to them as they grow up? In this episode, Melissa speaks with Bridget Casey, founder of the millennial personal finance site Money After Graduation. They share their personal and professional money tips. It’s never too early (or too late) for important financial lessons.
How to save for the unexpected
If you asked the Money Moves team a year ago, this isn’t the life we expected we’d be living. All of life’s unexpected turns have the possibility of financial ramifications. Are you ready for that? In this episode, Melissa gets personal about how her savings fund helped their family in unexpected ways over the last six years. Plus, we hear from Niranjan Vivekanandan, the vice president of term investments and savings at RBC, who delves into everything you need to know about saving and preparing for the unexpected.
So you want to buy a house?
This episode is all about what you need to know as a first-time homebuyer. Melissa reflects on buying her first home and speaks to a recent first-time buyer out in Nova Scotia to find out how she made it happen. Then, we hear from Odeen Ecclestone, a Toronto-based real estate agent to get some insights from one of Canada’s hottest housing markets. Plus, Melissa speaks to RBC’s Ian Kwan about what you should do if you’re thinking about buying.
Coming soon: Money Moves, Season 2
Money expert Melissa Leong is back by popular demand for another season of Money Moves.
Episode 6: What are the habits for long-term success?
Making improvements in life is all about habits. So how do we make good ones for long-term investing success? In the last episode of Money Moves, Melissa asks RBC’s Rajan Bansi (her new friend) for his tips to keep you on track for your financial goals.
Episode 5: How is technology changing how we invest?
Technology is transforming every corner of our lives – and that includes its impact on our money. In this episode, we delve into how technology is affecting the way we invest. Melissa chats with fellow personal finance podcaster Jessica Moorhouse, plus we hear from several industry experts about how they think tech will change investing in the next five years.