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We Talk about Personal Finance and Entrepreneurship. I invite authors, speakers, and experts in the field.

We Talk about Personal Finance and Entrepreneurship. I invite authors, speakers, and experts in the field.
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We Talk about Personal Finance and Entrepreneurship. I invite authors, speakers, and experts in the field.




051 Samantha Shorkey; Vegan bodybuilder and entrepreneur

More Samantha Shorkey is a vegan fitness passionated who promotes a plant-based diet to the masses! She's a certified personal trainer and a certified Weight Management Specialist. In her first ever fitness competition she won first place and then she got a professional card from the World National Bodybuilding Federation. By doing this, Samatha disprove the myth (as a few others have) that people need animal protein in order to build...


050 Mark Bowden, body language expert

More Mark is a keynote speaker, an author of many books, YouTube personality with over 26K Followers. Check out his TED talk video titled The Importance Of Being Inauthentic His business, Truth Plane, focuses on doing keynote speeches, in-person training about how to become a master presenter. An amazing gift from Mark Mark is giving access to a course named Be A Presentation Genius™ composed of 24 high-quality instructional videos. You can have free...


049 Jacquie Davis, England's top female bodyguard; action, money, movies, speaking

More Jacquie Davis doesn't watch action films, her whole life is an action film. Her job shifts from protecting the ultra-rich, celebrities, doing undercover work, rescuing people in hostile countries. On her downtime, she does public speaking, motivational or business. Jacquie wanted to join the police force since she was a child, which she did when she was 18 years old (the 1970s), from those early days until now, her motivation is to fight for...


048 Larry Bates, after 35 years in banking he turns investor advocate

More Larry spent over 35 years in the investment banking business. At the end of his career, Larry became concerned with the fees the banking industry was charging regular Canadians, stripping away most of the gains they could have received from their investments. After leaving the banking industry, Larry decided to become an investor advocate and help Canadian investors get better returns for their money, so he wrote the book "Beat The Bank."


047 Mark Seed, My Own Advisor

More Mark Seed started investing when he was in his early 20s, by doing all the classic mistakes, he started his investment endeavors by buying the regular high fee mutual funds offered by all the major Canadian banks. After some self teaching, he discovered that the Canadian financial industry didn't have his best interest at heart and that if wanted his money to work hard for him, he would have to do his own research and his own investing. thus the...


046 Bob French, going deep on asset allocation

More I found Bob through a website called The Retirement Researcher where they discuss topics such as: Do I have enough saved to afford retirement? What is the 4% rule? What is the appropriate mix of stocks and bonds in retirement? How can I build a retirement income strategy that will last? Bob is responsible for McLean’s investment strategy. Bob grew up around finance, and he started his career with Dimensional Fund Advisors. Then he joined...


045 Rona Birenbaum, making financial plans more accessible to Canadians

More ‎ Rona is a certified financial planner. She has been serving the financial needs of Canadians for the past 27 years. When going through university, she needed a job, so she got a job as a bank teller at a credit union, then she shifted to a full-service broker house. While working at the broker house, Rona soon discovered that the job of a financial advisor was to sell products and not necessarily to give financial advice. After that sour...


044 Vincent Pugliese, Freelance to Freedom

More This is episode #44 Today we will have a conversation with Vincent Pugliese, Professional photographer and author of the book Freelance to Freedom. Vincent shares his transformation from being a thieves, to becoming a photographer at a local newspaper, to starting his own business and reaching Financial Freedom. We talk about the mindset of schooling his own children, leaving the perceived security of a regular paycheck, and becoming master of...


043 Jeff Kreisler, Behavioral Economics The Bank’s Secret Weapon

More This is my second interview with Jeff Kreisler, Find our first interview here. Jeff Kreisler is a lawyer, author, speaker, pundit, comedian and advocate for behavioral science. I know of him mainly because he co-wrote the book Dollars and Sense: Money Mishaps and How to Avoid Them with co-author, Dan Ariely, Psychologist, and Behavioral Economist, he also wrote the book Get Rich Cheating, about how money makes us do unethical things. People's...


042 Randy Cass: Subscription based robo-advisor starting at $20/month

More Randy Cass is the CEO and founder of Nest Wealth, Canada's #1 robo-advisor. I am a do-it-yourself kind of investor, but if a family member or a friend asks me who could help them with their investments, I would not hesitate to recommend Randy Cass and his firm Nest Wealth. A robo-advisor is a firm which provides financial advice or investment management service online, performed by software algorithms to reduce cost and to reduce the input of...


041 Star Hansen, Fill your space with life, not stuff

More Clutter can have negative effects on our mental, emotional, and financial health. Today we talk with Star Hansen, a Certified Professional Organizer who helps people get rid of stuff they no longer need. Whether it is old dishes, clothes you no longer wear, or gifts that you can’t throw away, little by little, clutter invades our homes. Letting go of things it's painful. But having a cluttered space can lead to feelings of sadness, anger, and...


040 Ed Rempel, Unconventional Wisdom

More Ed Rempel from Unconventional Wisdom, is a financial blogger, a fee-for-service financial planner, and a tax accountant. His knowledge comes from helping thousands of Canadians with their financial plans. He creates solutions tailored for each particular client as opposed to a cookie cutter formula used by most of the financial industry. His mission is to help his clients and protect them from the “financial quackery” - sales pitches by unscrupulous...


039 Julian Haber, A Field Guide for Freelancers in the Gig Economy

More Julian has been a photographer for 15 years. His experience as a gig economy worker led him to write Gigonomics: A Field Guide for Freelancers in the Gig Economy. Julian feels that the media and politicians portrait the gig economy in an unfavorable light and for him, working as a freelancer, has been a very positive experience which he wants to share. Julian was on track to having the typical 9 to 5 cubical lifestyle. He had an MBA and he worked...


038 Cait Flanders, The Year of Less

Cait Flanders is an author, podcaster, speaker, and a conscious consumer. I love her book, The Year of Less, which came out this January 2018 and became a Wall Street Journal bestseller. The book was an easy read, it had a conversational tone, It felt as if Cait was right here in my living room, talking to me, sharing her experiences, her journey from mindless consumption to becoming a more mindfull consumer. I was disappointed when I finished reading it. I wanted it to go longer. Cait is...


037 Erin Lowry, the Broke Millennial

More Erin Lowry is a personal finance expert, speaker, and author of the book Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together, based on her blog of the same name. Her book is a step-by-step guide to go from flat-broke to financial proficiency. She uses dry humor and hilarious personal stories to keep readers entertained Erin has appeared on many TV shows and many other podcasts. She is also writes for well-known magazines, she...


036 Christian Knudsen, conquering LinkedIn

More Chief Technology Officer | Director of Sales | Speaker @ Dreamforce 2017 | Consultant | Sales Guru Follow Christian on LinkedIn. Christian has a strong background in Sales and Technolgy. Recommendations Books Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain Who to follow in LinkedIn: Manu Goswami


035 Gabe Weisert, Co-Author of the Best Seller book "Subscribed"

More ‎ Gabe Weisert is the managing editor of Zuora. Zuora is a publicly traded company in the New Your Stock Exchange (ZOU) focused on creating software for subscription-based businesses. Gabe started his career as a content marketer, he has written for the Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Post, Forbes.Com, Huffington Post, Daily Beast and Yahoo! Travel. The subscription model is nothing new, newspapers have been using it for...


034 Michelle Y. Talbert, Esq. Personal finance while being black in America

More In this episode, we discuss personal finance and social issues as it relates to black America. Balck Americans are systemically discriminated upon. They have fewer employment opportunities, and when they get employed, they earn less than their white counterparts. And black women get paid proportionally less than white women. They are also charged higher interest for mortgages or other loans. They get arrested more often, many cases without...


033 Andrei Polgar The Age of Anomaly.

More Andrie Polgar is an economist, an entrepreneur, a Youtuber, and an Author. One of the things that I find the most amazing about Andrei is that he's is from Romania and he lives in Romania, he lives in a non-English speaking environment, yet his YouTube Channel and his books are all in English. And his English is a high level academic English. This is a testament, that in our interconnected Internet society, time and distance are not barriers to...


032 Sandi Martin From Spring Financial Planning

More Sandi Martin From Spring Financial Planning I heard from Sandi in an interview I had with Shannon Lee Simmons, Shannon recommended the podcast Because Money where Sandi is one of the participants in a roundtable. The podcast is almost like a telenovela, where the speakers present their different points of view and they are not afraid to disagree with one another. In the end, the listener gets a great learning experience from different points of...