72 episodes

As one of Canada's youngest retirees at the age of 32, and after becoming mortgage-free at 29, Kornel interviews the top financial experts in Canada to help you optimize your investments, reduce your taxes, and help you accelerate your journey towards financial independence and early retirement. He also shares his own experiences and lessons learned in investing and as an early retiree and member of the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement to help you optimize your finances, specifically here in Canada.  

Build Wealth Canada Podcast Kornel Szrejber: Investor

    • Investing
    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

As one of Canada's youngest retirees at the age of 32, and after becoming mortgage-free at 29, Kornel interviews the top financial experts in Canada to help you optimize your investments, reduce your taxes, and help you accelerate your journey towards financial independence and early retirement. He also shares his own experiences and lessons learned in investing and as an early retiree and member of the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement to help you optimize your finances, specifically here in Canada.  

    The Best Way to Diversify Your Income: Build a Business

    The Best Way to Diversify Your Income: Build a Business

    Whenever we talk about investments, savings for retirement, and early retirement, the subject of diversification always comes up, and for good reason. We obviously don’t want all our eggs in one basket. 

    But what if we applied that concept to our income sources? 

    Just how diversified are your income sources? Is 100% of your annual income coming from just one source: your job?

    Join us as we go over the best (and my favorite) way to diversify your income sources: By starting your own business.

    • 33 min
    How To Increase Your Savings, Manage Your Money Better, And What Tools And Systems To Use

    How To Increase Your Savings, Manage Your Money Better, And What Tools And Systems To Use

    In today’s episode, you’ll learn the highest impact actions that we Canadians can do to really make a dent in increasing our savings.

    We cover how to best manage your money and day-to-day cashflows, and the different types of tools and systems that you can use to help you manage your finances. We also talk about investments, and how Jessica actually invests her own money.

    Jessica Moorhouse is an Accredited Financial Counsellor, an award-winning blogger, and the host of the ‘Mo Money Podcast.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    How to Get the Lowest Rates by Optimizing Your Credit Score

    How to Get the Lowest Rates by Optimizing Your Credit Score

    It’s important to manage your credit score as it lets you get the lowest possible rates on your mortgage, car loans, lines of credit, and any other debt that you may wish to take on now and in the future. Monitoring your credit score can also help prevent damage from identity fraud.
    This episode covers how to increase your credit score, what causes our score to decline, how to read the credit report to find any issues, and more.

    • 40 min
    Automating Your Investment Portfolio and Sticking to Your Plan

    Automating Your Investment Portfolio and Sticking to Your Plan

    Today we’re going to cover how you can best automate the management of your investment portfolio, while still paying the lowest possible fees. We also share best practices when it comes to sticking to your investment plan.

    To help us discuss this, I have Brendan Wood on the show who is one of the founders of Passiv, a Canadian fintech company that builds tools for DIY investors like myself.

    I’m a long-time user of their tools and they've saved me many hours of tedious work when managing my portfol

    • 1 hr 44 min
    What’s the best type of loan for you? (and how to get the lowest rate)

    What’s the best type of loan for you? (and how to get the lowest rate)

    In this episode, we cover the types of debt tools available to us Canadians, and how to get the lowest rate on them. In other words, what debt options do we have in our Canadian toolbox that we can potentially use, and what are the pros and cons of each?

    By the end of this episode, you'll know what your options are in Canada so that if you ever do need a loan, you know exactly what's available, which types of loans have the lowest rates, and which ones are the easiest and hardest to qualify for. 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    What Can You Get? COVID-19 Government Benefits and Major Mortgage Changes

    What Can You Get? COVID-19 Government Benefits and Major Mortgage Changes

    There’s been a lot of new programs and initiatives put in place by the Canadian government due to COVID-19 to help you financially. In this episode, I’m going to take you through what’s out there so that you can make sure you don’t miss out on some free money or benefits that can really help you during this difficult time.

    The 2nd part of this episode is going to focus on mortgages and what you need to know due to the significant rate cuts and impacts of COVID-19.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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YEGKevin ,

Great Content !! Too much rambling!

Great podcast with good content and knowledgeable guests but a little too much rambling from the host. Good job overall but make your point and move on.

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