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The Personal Finance Show is a place for people to tell their personal finance stories. Everyone has a personal finance story.

The Personal Finance Show is a place for people to tell their personal finance stories. Everyone has a personal finance story.

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The Personal Finance Show is a place for people to tell their personal finance stories. Everyone has a personal finance story.

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English

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Episodes

102 - Bob Lai

4/11/2021
Bob Lai (https://www.tawcan.com/) joins Beau at a conference in Washington, D.C. to share his personal finance story. (Recorded in-person on September 6th, 2019 before the pandemic. Published on April 11th, 2021.)

Duration:00:58:35

101 - How Does Someone Get Into Debt?

8/4/2020
In this solo episode, Beau attempts to answer the question: How does someone get into debt?

Duration:00:45:01

COVID-19 Weekly Update 18

7/26/2020
Week 18 of the COVID-19 series features Acquania Escarne. Acquania is the creator of The Purpose of Money which is a podcast and an online community for women building generational wealth for their families one dollar at a time. In this episode we discussed Acquania's COVID-19 experience so far and how as a US diplomat responsible for Asia, she has been working on COVID-19 related matters since January 2020. Acquania will be back to tell her full personal finance story on a future...

Duration:00:50:48

COVID-19 Weekly Update 17

7/19/2020
Week 17 of my COVID-19 series is a solo episode where I talk about my experience being a parent during a pandemic. I don't pretend to know what it's like to be a single parent, have more than one child, or have older children, but I go through what it's been like for me since Henry was born almost 18 months ago. Links to the podcast episodes about parenting that I mentioned: Debt Free in 30 Episode 307 with Julie Wildman: https://youtu.be/pj2K5v5jMpo Because Money Podcast S6 Ep5 -...

Duration:00:44:58

COVID-19 Weekly Update 16

7/12/2020
Week 16 of the COVID-19 series features my friends Brynn Byrne and Aaron Yeger, co-hosts of the new podcast "That Was a Show?". We talk about Brynn and Aaron's COVID-19 experience and how the pandemic has affected their personal finances, but mostly I wanted them on to talk about their awesome new podcast. I can't explain it better than them so here's the summary direct from their podcast page: The podcast about failed or forgotten sitcoms from the 80s and 90s. Many sitcoms have stood the...

Duration:00:57:06

COVID-19 Weekly Update 15

7/5/2020
Week 15 of the COVID-19 series features my friend Rubina Ahmed-Haq. Every Sunday for the last 15 weeks, right before I record The Personal Finance Show, Rubina and I record an episode of the Dear Rubi podcast. Dear Rubi is a column podcast where we take questions from listeners and discuss the personal finance issues of the day that concern most Canadians. So if you like the conversation that Rubina and I had today on the show, search for Dear Rubi wherever you listen to podcasts and click...

Duration:00:36:14

COVID-19 Weekly Update 14

6/28/2020
Week 14 of the COVID-19 series features Danielle Desir. Danielle is the founder of WOC (Women of Colour) Podcasters, travel and personal finance blogger, podcaster, and author of 2 books (with a 3rd on the way). In this episode we discussed Danielle's COVID-19 experience so far, starting with her trip to China in December 2019 just before the pandemic; her level of anxiety about leaving the house (which I understand well), let alone travelling anywhere during this time; and, why it's more...

Duration:00:59:19

COVID-19 Weekly Update 13

6/21/2020
Week 13 of the COVID-19 series features Jackie Porter Jackie is a Canadian CFP, author of "Single by Choice or Chance", financial confidant, and recent winner of the Mackenzie Investments award for "Female Trailblazer of the Year". In this episode we discussed: -Jackie's book and the importance of financial empowerment. -COVID-19 stories from Jackie's financial planning clients and how "we're all in this together but differently". -The importance of being able to pivot and constantly...

Duration:00:55:15

COVID-19 Weekly Update 12

6/14/2020
Week 12 of the COVID-19 series features Kassandra Dasent. Kassandra currently lives in Florida, was born in Trinidad and grew up in Canada (Montreal). In this episode we discuss Kassandra's experience with COVID-19 so far, and how it has affected her ability to see her mother in Montreal, and her step-child in Trinidad. We also discuss the current anti-racist protests around the world, Kassandra's experience with explicit and implicit racism in her own life, and what we can all do to...

Duration:00:54:45

COVID-19 Weekly Update 11

6/7/2020
Week 11 of the COVID-19 series features Kara Perez from Austin, Texas. Kara's business Bravely Go was all about live in-person events, until the pandemic hit and she had to figure out how to pivot her business. Kara decided to create an online event called the Financial Feminist Summit, which was at the end of May 2020 and attracted 3,300 registrants. In the episode, Kara and Beau talk about the Summit, feminism, racism, intersectionality, and what the future holds for the events industry.

Duration:01:00:34

COVID-19 Weekly Update 10

5/31/2020
I resume the global tour in Week 10 of the COVID-19 series which features my friend Eric Wong in Singapore. We discuss his personal experience with the pandemic so far, how Singapore is handling the situation generally, and how Eric's industry, hospitality, has been devastated by this global crisis, and what the future might look like.

Duration:00:41:49

COVID-19 Weekly Update 9

5/24/2020
Week 9 of the COVID-19 series is a break from the global tour. Matthew Siwiec joins me from his home in Toronto to review the "alphabet soup" of Canadian emergency benefits there are out there. From EI to CERB to CESB to CEWS to OCECRA, among others, we try to make some sense of them. Since these benefits change all the time is a good idea to talk about them as much as possible. Here are links to some of the resources mentioned in the episode: Matthew's COVID-19 page – look for updates...

Duration:00:55:53

COVID-19 Weekly Update 8

5/17/2020
Week 8 of the COVID-19 series features my cousin Jay who lives in Berlin, Germany. Every week during the pandemic Beau will find someone in a different part of the world with a different personal pandemic experience to share their perspective and tell their story for others to hear. In this episode Jay shares his COVID-19 experience so far in Germany, where he currently lives with my cousin Liz and their son Hudson. Jay works for a company called HERE Technologies and Liz is an experienced...

Duration:00:51:12

COVID-19 Weekly Update 7

5/10/2020
Week 7 of the COVID-19 series features James Mwombela from North Carolina. Every week during the pandemic Beau will find someone in a different part of the world with a different personal pandemic experience to share their perspective and tell their story for others to hear. In this episode James shares his COVID-19 experience so far in North Carolina, which is currently on lockdown but that is changing this week as they enter Phase 1 of "reopening". James was already working from home so...

Duration:00:55:34

COVID-19 Weekly Update 6

5/3/2020
Week 6 of the COVID-19 series features César Tánchez from Guatemala. Every week during the pandemic Beau will find someone in a different part of the world with a different personal pandemic experience to share their perspective and tell their story for others to hear. In this episode César shares his COVID-19 experience so far in Guatemala, which has less than 700 cases of the coronavirus and only 17 deaths as of today. For comparison, the global numbers as of today are almost 3.5 million...

Duration:00:48:06

COVID-19 Weekly Update 5

4/26/2020
Week 5 of the COVID-19 series features Tom Drake from Alberta. Every week during the pandemic Beau will find someone in a different part of the world with a different personal pandemic experience to share their perspective and tell their story for others to hear. In this episode Tom shares his COVID-19 experience so far, which includes getting officially tested and having to isolate under quarantine law. Tom and Beau also discuss investing during an economic recession like this and what to...

Duration:00:52:28

COVID-19 Weekly Update 4

4/19/2020
Week 4 of the COVID-19 series features Jordon Cox of the UK. Beau and Jordon discuss: -Jordon's trip to Disneyworld that was cut short and for which he's still trying to get some money back -His recent health issues and how that affects his susceptibility to the virus -How the UK is handling the COVID-19 pandemic and the rules in place to protect the British people -How 1/3 of the National Health Service (NHS) workers have been compromised by COVID-19 and the system is overwhelmed. -How...

Duration:00:35:41

COVID-19 Weekly Update 3

4/12/2020
In the third weekly episode of the COVID-19 series, Beau calls Australia to speak to Michelle from frugalityandfreedom.com to discuss: How COVID-19 has affected her life so far How Australia and New Zealand are handling the pandemic How Michelle's personal finances have been impacted Financial independence and frugality The live event industry and how it has been decimated The importance of staying positive and taking care of your mental health during times like this Building other...

Duration:00:54:56

COVID-19 Weekly Update 2

4/5/2020
In the second weekly episode of the COVID-19 series, Beau talks about: Emergency-fund shaming and how we're in survival mode now and there is no point in telling someone they should have had an emergency fund Hopefully going through a pandemic without an emergency fund will give you the perspective to start saving once you have surplus income again What if you are in a position where you have no surplus income so you can't build savings? The dangers of relying on credit as your...

Duration:00:22:04

COVID-19 Weekly Update 1

3/29/2020
Beau returns from his podcasting sabbatical to provide a personal update and talk about the COVID-19 global pandemic in Canada as of March 29, 2020. Links mentioned in the episode: Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc. Debt Free in 30 podcast on Apple Podcasts or YouTube Canada Emergency Response Benefit Infographic by Matthew Siwiec Podcasts for US Listeners: Money With Friends, Stacking Benjamins

Duration:00:24:06