22 episodes

Financial literacy is something most people know nothing about until life forces them to learn. It gets even harder when you’ve moved from another country and now must learn a completely new financial system. This podcast exists to make these complex topics, simple and to share resources that can help you avoid costly mistakes on your personal finance journey. Hear from your host, Reni the Resource, who will give her take on what she would do in certain situations. You will also hear from guests who have made financial mistakes and hear their experiences, so you don’t have to make them.

Don't Go Broke Trying Reni, The Resource

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Financial literacy is something most people know nothing about until life forces them to learn. It gets even harder when you’ve moved from another country and now must learn a completely new financial system. This podcast exists to make these complex topics, simple and to share resources that can help you avoid costly mistakes on your personal finance journey. Hear from your host, Reni the Resource, who will give her take on what she would do in certain situations. You will also hear from guests who have made financial mistakes and hear their experiences, so you don’t have to make them.

    Coinfessions: Depressed and anxious about my finances and the growing inflation - please help!

    Coinfessions: Depressed and anxious about my finances and the growing inflation - please help!

    In this episode, Liza and I answer your coinfessions about housing, renting & all things real estate. We discuss everything from co-signing a mortgage to running credit checks for rental applications to variable-rate mortgages.

    Liza is the co-founder and CEO of Chexy, a FinTech company focused on helping you pay rent flexibly, build credit, and earn rewards. 

    Connect with Liza & Chexy!
    LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/lizaveta-akhvledziani-cfa
    Join Chexy: https://www.chexy.co/

    Email your coinfession to dgbt@renitheresource.com

    Connect With Us!

    Follow the podcast on Instagram: @dontgobroketrying

    Follow Reni on Instagram: @xoreni

    Watch the video podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/xoReni

    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dgbtpod #DGBTPod

    Disclaimer: The views and opinions shared on this channel are for informational and educational purposes only. This is NOT financial advice. Always do your own research and due diligence before investing.


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    • 33 min
    The Journey From In Debt International Student to Fintech CEO feat. Liza Akhvledziani, CEO of Chexy

    The Journey From In Debt International Student to Fintech CEO feat. Liza Akhvledziani, CEO of Chexy

    Apologies for the audio, Liza's mic cut out at one point! On this episode of Don't Go Broke Trying, we are speaking to Liza who went from financial illiteracy to financial literacy. As an international student, you have to learn to navigate a completely new financial system when you move countries. No one really tells you what to and not to do when it comes to your money. Liza made some mistakes that landed her in a bit of credit card debt as a student, and is sharing her tips to help future students avoid this. Share with an international student you know!

    Liza is also the co-founder and CEO of Chexy, a FinTech company focused on helping you pay rent flexibly, build credit, and earn rewards. Here is her journey from in debt international student to Fintech CEO. 

    Connect with Liza & Chexy!
    LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/lizaveta-akhvledziani-cfa
    Join Chexy: https://www.chexy.co/

    Connect With Us!
    Follow the podcast on Instagram: @dontgobroketrying
    Follow Reni on Instagram: @xoreni

    Watch the video podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/xoReni
    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dgbtpod #DGBTPod

    Disclaimer: The views and opinions shared on this channel are for informational and educational purposes only. This is NOT financial advice. Always do your own research and due diligence before investing.


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    • 36 min
    Coinfessions: My husband is demanding a post nup, what do I do?

    Coinfessions: My husband is demanding a post nup, what do I do?

    In this episode, Blessing Timidi Digha & I answer questions about financial abuse that were submitted by you and some from Reddit. What's your take on these coinfessions? Let us know on Twitter using the hashtag #DGBTpod.

    Trigger warning: Financial abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, gender-based violence.

    Connect With Blessing!
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blessingstimidi/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlessingsDigha

    Email your coinfession to dgbt@renitheresource.com

    Connect With Us!

    Follow the podcast on Instagram: @dontgobroketrying

    Follow Reni on Instagram: @xoreni

    Watch the video podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/xoReni

    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dgbtpod #DGBTPod

    Disclaimer: The views and opinions shared on this channel are for informational and educational purposes only. This is NOT financial advice. Always do your own research and due diligence before investing.


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    • 37 min
    The truth about financial abuse feat. Blessing Timidi Digha

    The truth about financial abuse feat. Blessing Timidi Digha

    Financial abuse is known as the silent weapon. It's used in toxic relationships to financially control their partner's access to economic resources. In this episode, Blessing Timidi Digha breaks down what financial abuse is, how to identify the signs, how to escape if you find yourself in it, and how to help a friend who may be facing it. This is a heavy, but a necessary conversation. Please share with someone who may need it!

    Trigger warning: Financial abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, gender-based violence.  

    Watch the full video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/3kbjIOW8rz4

    Connect With Blessing!
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blessingstimidi/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlessingsDigha

    Connect With Us!
    Follow the podcast on Instagram: @dontgobroketrying
    Follow Reni on Instagram: @xoreni
    Watch the video podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/xoReni
    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dgbtpod #DGBTPod

    Disclaimer: The views and opinions shared on this channel are for informational and educational purposes only. This is NOT financial advice. Always do your own research and due diligence before investing.


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    How to not go broke trying to build your startup

    How to not go broke trying to build your startup

    Our very first ever media opportunity and it's at one of the largest tech conferences in the world! Don't Go Broke Trying was invited to cover Collision Conference 2022 in Toronto, in June. We asked founders about how we can avoid going broke trying to become an entrepreneur.

    Watch the video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/TqnJ8qKYv5Q

    Guests mentioned in order: 

    Istiana Bestari, Monday Girl - https://www.mondaygirl.ca/
    Tunde Omotoye, Human Squad - https://humansquad.com/
    Ari Roisman, WristCam - https://wristcam.com
    Sam Baddoo, Fleri - https://joinfleri.com/
    Aaron Bromberg, StimScience - https://trysomnee.com/
    David Ojeyinka, FreshStart Hub - https://thefreshstarthub.com/
    Adetona Omokanye, ThreeDotsNFT - https://threedotsnft.com/
    Toju Ogbeide, Goodszilla - https://goodszilla.ca/home 

    Sending money abroad? Check out Lemonade Finance and use code 'xoreni' for 10% cash back - https://bit.ly/3Owc75j

    Connect With Us!

    Follow the podcast on Instagram: @dontgobroketrying

    Follow Reni on Instagram: @xoreni

    Watch the video podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/xoReni

    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dgbtpod #DGBTPod

    Disclaimer: The views and opinions shared on this channel are for informational and educational purposes only. This is NOT financial advice. Always do your own research and due diligence before investing.


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Coinfessions: I inherited $400,000! What do I do with the money?

    Coinfessions: I inherited $400,000! What do I do with the money?

    In this episode, Taneesha Greaves and I answer questions submitted by you and some from Reddit. What's your take on these coinfessions? Is gifting someone crypto an a*****e move? Is he justified in feeling resentful towards his friend? Let us know on Twitter using the hashtag #DGBTpod.

    Connect With Taneesha
    Follow on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD1946nfs_SBq0bR8TlyKZA
    Follow on IG: https://www.instagram.com/taneesha.greaves/
    Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@Taneesha.Greaves
    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TaneeshaGreaves

    Sending money abroad? Check out Lemonade Finance and use code 'xoreni' for 10% cash back - https://bit.ly/3Owc75j

    Email your coinfession to dgbt@renitheresource.com

    Connect With Us!

    Follow the podcast on Instagram: @dontgobroketrying

    Follow Reni on Instagram: @xoreni

    Watch the video podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/xoReni

    Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dgbtpod #DGBTPod

    Disclaimer: The views and opinions shared on this channel are for informational and educational purposes only. This is NOT financial advice. Always do your own research and due diligence before investing.


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    • 30 min

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