Mastering money: The educator’s edition

Our financial literacy podcast for financial educators talks about key issues, trends and tips as they relate to financial education. Listen now!

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S2 E05: That side hustle life 

January 29, 2020 

For many, the side hustle has become a way to supplement income. Discover how one man, Peter Waitzman, well known YouTube product reviewer, turned his love for starting businesses into a money-making side gig. 

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S2 E04: Will these kids be alright? Canada’s financial future

January 29, 2020

For the past few decades, Gary Rabbior, president at the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education, has worked to make sure our future generations are well-equipped and have the skills to make smart financial decisions.

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S2 E03: Understanding the journey: The CPA Canada financial literacy story

January 29, 2020

Starting a financial literacy program requires knowledge, as well as a desire to educate and help individuals. Keeping a financial literacy program sustainable and successful is a whole other endeavour. Hear from Li Zhang, principal of Corporate Citizenship at CPA Canada, on how CPA Canada’s award-winning financial literacy program has been a leader in financial education for the last decade.

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S2 E02: Fitting financial literacy into your program

January 29, 2020

Does financial literacy have a place in your existing program? Mack Rogers, executive director at ABC Life Literacy Canada, breaks down how they expanded their existing program to include financial education.

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S2 E01: The power of the paycheque

January 29, 2020

Many of us do not know what goes into making sure working Canadians get paid accurately and on time. Janice MacLellan, former vice-president, Operations at The Canadian Payroll Association, explains the importance and direct impact payroll has on businesses and employees.

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S1 E06: Money & shame: Counselling Canadians out of debt

October 8, 2019 

How do you climb out of debt? Laurie Campbell, from Credit Canada, tell us how shame continues to prevent Canadians from seeking financial assistance, often prolonging their hardship and causing people to make the wrong choices when seemingly stuck in a dire financial situation. 

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S1 E05: Planning for retirement/senior living

October 5, 2019 

Wanda Morris, CPA, CA, from the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP), and Doretta discuss the key financial lessons learned by Canadians when they retire, and what to do when planning for your golden years to avoid financial shock.

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S1 E04: Investment traps and FOMO

February 11, 2019

How do you avoid an investment trap? Larry Short, CPA, CGA, portfolio manager of HollisWealth/ShortFinancial, joins us to unpack financial FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), and why it’s easy to get duped into borrowing to invest by shady financial players.

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S1 E03: Financial wellness – Links between health and wealth

December 11, 2018

What is financial well-being? And how does it relate to your mental health? This week we talk to Jenna Van Draanen, post-doctoral research fellow at the University of British Columbia, about the relationship between money and mental health.

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S1 E02: The emotions of money

November 23, 2018

CBC’s Terry O’Reilly joins us to discuss how cold hard cash is really an emotional payload. This episode focuses money as society’s last taboo topic, and how shame feeds into financial marketing strategies.

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S1 E01: The behavioural economics of money

November 22, 2018

What is Behavioural Economics? Expert, author, comedian and lawyer Jeff Kreisler sits down with us and sheds light on how to consciously resist ingrained financial behaviours that feel right, even if we know they don’t make sense.

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | PodBean | Spotify 25 min