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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.

    EP326 NerdWallet's Guide to the Costs of Fertility Treatments

    EP326 NerdWallet's Guide to the Costs of Fertility Treatments

    Have you ever wondered about the true costs of fertility treatment in Canada? In today's episode, we sit down with Shannon Terrell, a lead writer and spokesperson for NerdWallet, to explore the financial realities many Canadians face when seeking fertility treatments. With one in six Canadian couples experiencing infertility, understanding the costs and financial options available is crucial. Shannon shares insights from a guide she developed, offering a comprehensive look at the various methods of fertility treatments and their associated costs.
    Listen in as we discuss where Canadians can find financial support for fertility treatments. Shannon explains the limited government funding available in some provinces and how to navigate these options. She also covers the potential benefits of personal loans or lines of credit, emphasizing the importance of understanding the fine print. Shannon provides valuable tips on how to approach family and friends for financial support, making these tough conversations a bit easier.
    “Infertility is an important conversation to have. Not only is it a complex medical journey but it’s a complex financial journey as well.” - Shannon Terrell
    This Week on Young Money:
    What a typical day as a writer for NerdWallet looks like. The broad spectrum of fertility costs. What Canadians can expect to pay for fertility treatments. Where can Canadians look for financial support. How to find out what your province or territory offers.   Key takeaways:
    Understand the high costs of fertility treatments in Canada. Explore provincial financial support options. Consider personal loans for treatment expenses. Learn how to ask family for financial help. Connect with Shannon Terrell:
    LinkedIn NerdWallet NerdWallet Website NerdWallet LinkedIn Fertility Treatment Costs in Canada: What You Need to Know EP301 Will Swifties Save or Sink into Debt? EP321 TikTok Credit Card Tips Reviewed by NerdWallet Canada 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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    • 27 min
    EP325 Spotlight on V.I.L. Landscaping founder Charlie Kerrigan

    EP325 Spotlight on V.I.L. Landscaping founder Charlie Kerrigan

    In this episode, I’m joined by Charlie Kerrigan, the founder of V.I.L Landscaping and host of The Hard Lessons Podcast. Starting his business in 2016 with just a push mower, Charlie has grown V.I.L Landscaping into a thriving enterprise and aims to become one of the top landscaping companies in Canada.
    Listen in as Charlie shares his journey, from being a young entrepreneur knocking on doors to running a company with multiple locations and a dedicated team. He emphasizes the importance of surrounding yourself with mentors, the necessity of cash flow management, and building a strong team culture. Charlie also provides practical advice for young entrepreneurs, discussing key success factors and common missteps to avoid.
    "No one else is going to show up for you or care more about you than you will. So making it clear to yourself where you want to get and where you want to go is super important.” - Charlie Kerrigan
    This Week on Young Money:
    Charlie's journey from solo entrepreneur to running a successful landscaping business. The significance of cash flow management and financial planning. Tips for young entrepreneurs. Missteps to avoid in the early stages of entrepreneurship. Key takeaways:
    Control your destiny and be strategic in your decisions. Surround yourself with mentors and people who push you to be better. Understand the importance of cash flow and financial planning. Build a strong team culture and ensure everyone understands their impact on the business. Connect with Charlie Kerrigan:
    LinkedIn V.I.L Landscaping Instagram The Hard Lessons Podcast 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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    • 17 min
    EP324 Advice to My Younger Self with Martha Ibrahim

    EP324 Advice to My Younger Self with Martha Ibrahim

    In this episode, I’m joined by Martha Ibrahim, a certified accountant with 13 years of experience in capital markets regulation and a champion of financial inclusion projects in Nigeria. Martha shares her journey and the inspiration behind her book, Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got My First Job, which highlights the seven keys to personal finance, personal growth, and self-leadership.
    Listen in as she offers invaluable advice on the importance of personal finance, the necessity of multiple streams of income, and the four essential skills everyone should develop. You'll learn about the significance of self-education, what Martha would tell her younger self, and more.
    "The time will come where what you have is dependent on the decisions you made in the past.” - Martha Ibrahim
    This Week on Young Money:
    The inspiration behind Martha’s book and her key messages for young professionals. The importance of personal finance and multiple streams of income. Essential skills for personal and professional growth. The value of self-education and mentorship. Key takeaways:
    Think long-term and build intentionally. Develop essential skills in accounting, marketing, selling, and communication. Embrace self-education and seek mentorship. Always take action and plan for the future. Connect with Martha Ibrahim:
    LinkedIn
    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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    • 28 min
    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

Customer Reviews

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52 Ratings

noahthepluffdog ,

Great show!

This podcast continues to provide wonderful insights and fantastic advice for anyone looking to live a more financially fit life :)

stko ,

Much Needed Financial Advice

Tracy Bissett’s Young Money podcast is spot on. It what everyone needs: practical, relatable, financial information. Also, love the summary and useful links in the description!

Andrew Hallam ,

Balanced Education

I was excited to be a guest on Tracey's podcast because we share the same mission: to spread financial literacy in a way that will enhance people's lives. Tracey was an amazing host, and her podcastt is superb!

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