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Mostly Money, Mostly Canadian is a personal finance and light business news podcast for average Canadians. It's a light hearted look into what is important about managing your personal finances and what some of the business headlines really mean. Interviews, jokes, education, and no intimidation. It's mostly about money, and mostly Canadian, but sometimes things get off topic. Like fast cars, fatty foods, movies, science, and more. Basically it'll cover whatever random thoughts are going through Preet's head. This podcast is rated R for occasional foul language and as a pre-emptive warning to those with pickles up their ass. http://www.preetbanerjee.com

Mostly Money, Mostly Canadian is a personal finance and light business news podcast for average Canadians. It's a light hearted look into what is important about managing your personal finances and what some of the business headlines really mean. Interviews, jokes, education, and no intimidation. It's mostly about money, and mostly Canadian, but sometimes things get off topic. Like fast cars, fatty foods, movies, science, and more. Basically it'll cover whatever random thoughts are going through Preet's head. This podcast is rated R for occasional foul language and as a pre-emptive warning to those with pickles up their ass. http://www.preetbanerjee.com
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Mostly Money, Mostly Canadian is a personal finance and light business news podcast for average Canadians. It's a light hearted look into what is important about managing your personal finances and what some of the business headlines really mean. Interviews, jokes, education, and no intimidation. It's mostly about money, and mostly Canadian, but sometimes things get off topic. Like fast cars, fatty foods, movies, science, and more. Basically it'll cover whatever random thoughts are going through Preet's head. This podcast is rated R for occasional foul language and as a pre-emptive warning to those with pickles up their ass. http://www.preetbanerjee.com

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Episodes

69: Happy Go Money with Melissa Leong

1/1/2019
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Melissa Leong is a personal finance writer, keynote speaker, on-air personality and bestselling author. She appears on CTV’s The Social as its resident money expert and was a staff reporter at the Financial Post. She joins me on the podcast to talk about her brand new book, Happy Go Money: Spend Smart, Save Right and Enjoy Life Buy the book here: https://amzn.to/2LHJW3u (This is an Amazon affiliate link)

Duration:00:32:30

68: 'The Value of Simple' in Investing

12/5/2018
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John Robertson is on a mission to help Canadians learn how to invest. He has a popular book and online course that lays out the step-by-step process of how to actually get started with a variety of investing service providers like robo-advisors, discount brokerages, and more. You can check out his site here: http://www.valueofsimple.ca/

Duration:00:59:09

67: Bitcoin and Blockchain 101

10/30/2018
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Albert Luk is the CEO of Haxa Blockchain Inc. and he joined me in Toronto to explain the basics of Bitcoin (vs bitcoin - yes, there's a difference) and blockchain technology. This episode's single dram was a 21 year Glenfarclas.

Duration:00:49:52

66: Ben Rabidoux returns!

10/3/2018
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This is turning into the Ben Rabidoux podcast. And I'm okay with that. Ben shares his thoughts on housing in Canada so far in 2018 and talks about his $175,000 legal bill incurred battling a real estate industry participant who didn't like the questions he was asking.

Duration:01:11:20

65: World renown body language expert Mark Bowden (and lots of whisky)

5/3/2018
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World renown body language expert Mark Bowden gives us a crash course on body language. Why is it so powerful? And how can we use it to increase the effectiveness of communication? We also go through quite a bit of whisky.

Duration:01:03:23

64: Melissa Agnes explains how to be "Crisis Ready"

4/23/2018
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Melissa Agnes is the author of Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World. She is a leading authority on crisis preparedness, reputation management, and brand protection and is an advisor to some of today's leading organizations faced with the greatest risks. We discussed a number of real-world examples of brands handling crises, including how Equifax handled the breach of millions of customers' data.

Duration:00:37:57

63: Cait Flanders and "The Year of Less"

3/8/2018
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I had a great chat with Cait Flanders about her recently released book, "The Year of Less". The book chronicles 12 months in which she spent almost no money other than on essentials. The book has been garnering international press, including making the front page of the New York Times' website. It is definitely not your average personal finance book - it's quite a bit more than that.

Duration:00:47:32

62: @BenRabidoux returns to chat about real estate and credit trends in Canada

12/22/2017
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The most requested guest on the podcast, Ben Rabidoux, is back to chat about the latest goings on in Canadian real estate and credit. Enjoy!

Duration:01:12:02

61: The ins and outs of bankruptcy with Scott Terrio (@BeDebtSavvy)

12/13/2017
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Scott Terrio is an Estate Manager and President of DebtSavvy.ca Consulting and he joined me to explain the ins and outs of bankruptcies and consumer proposals in Canada. He shares some horror stories, we discuss some of the differences between LITs (licensed insolvency trustees) and credit counsellors, and he explains people's options when their debt loads are starting to become unmanageable.

Duration:01:48:19

60: John De Goey discusses "Professional Financial Advisors"

8/27/2017
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John De Goey, a portfolio manager with Industrial Alliance Securities, is back to talk about the latest edition of his book, The Professional Financial Advisor IV. Topics include: what to look for in a financial advisor, what questions to ask them, should commissions be embedded, and more.

Duration:01:37:50

59: Economics 101 with Luke Kawa

7/4/2017
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Luke Kawa joins the show to explain some economic buzzwords, concepts, and theories such as the difference between fiscal policy and monetary policy. He also grades the Governor of the Bank of Canada, and provides his two cents on housing in Canada. Luke is a reporter at Bloomberg, based in New York. You can follow him on twitter at https://www.twitter.com/ljkawa. If you would like to contribute to the charity mentioned at the end of the podcast, you can find it here:...

Duration:01:02:27

58: Securities regulation 101 with Professor Anita Anand

5/17/2017
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Is securities regulation about to take a step backwards in Canada? A new model for cooperative capital markets regulation that has been proposed might spell the end (or at the very least, the delay) of any Best Interest Standard for financial advisors in Canada, the end or delay of a push to ban embedded commissions, and more. Professor Anita Anand, one of Canada's most respected authorities on securities law, explains the lay of the land when it comes to securities regulation in Canada...

Duration:00:49:02

57: Dan Hallett on Robo-Advisors, Financial Advice, and CRM2

5/8/2017
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Dan Hallett from HighView Financial Group is back to share some thoughts on world of robo-advisors, what to look for when seeking a financial advisor, and to help breakdown the two new reports many investors will start to receive this year as a result of what's known as CRM2 Phase III. And yes, we'll explain what CRM2 means. We also discuss the idea of "regulatory arbitrage" and how that concept might be used to the advantage of some salespeople (to the disadvantage of financial consumers).

Duration:01:02:16

56: Investment legend Stephen Jarislowsky

4/26/2017
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Stephen Jarislowsky shares wisdom gleaned from more than 70 years of investing. He is a true investment legend, and still holds some stocks he originally purchased in the late 1940s when we has completing his MBA at Harvard. He launched Jarislowsky Fraser, Ltd. in 1955 and has grown it to more than $40 billion in assets under management, and is personally worth more than a billion dollars. He's led an unbelievable life with unbelievable stories, including being a counter-intelligence agent...

Duration:00:55:11

55: Estate Planning - what you need to know for ALL ages

4/13/2017
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Sandra Foster has updated what is now the SIXTH edition of her plain-language guide to estate planning for Canadians of all ages, levels of wealth, and stages of health. From digital assets, living common-law, what to do if someone has asked you to be an executor, and more, Sandra gives us the low down.

Duration:00:55:26

54: How to market to financial consumers

2/10/2017
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Dev Basu, CEO of Powered By Search, joins me to drink whisky, explain his meteoric rise to being one of the world's foremost experts on digital marketing, and offers his insights on the financial services industry and how they have (and should) approach consumers like him.

Duration:00:55:56

53: Steadyhand funds, dirty underwear, and burgers

12/1/2016
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Salman Ahmed is a portfolio manager with Steadyhand. He's previously worked as an analyst with Mercer, and later as Associate Director of Active Research at Morningstar Canada. We talk about what Morningstar Ratings are, stewardship of investment funds, and also get into some personal details such as his year and a half trekking expedition around the world and his love of hamburgers.

Duration:01:12:08

52: Family dynamics and Estate Planning with Mark Goodfield

9/1/2016
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Mark Goodfield has over 25 years of experience providing accounting, income tax, and wealth management advice. He has experience working with rental real estate, investment companies, professional and consulting practices, amongst many other industries. Mark is the author of “The Blunt Bean Counter,” a blog about income tax, business, the psychology of money and investing topics. The blog won a Plutus award in 2014 for being one of the best blogs in Canada and the United States. Mark is...

Duration:00:34:09

51: What is going on with the Canadian housing market? Ben Rabidoux weighs in.

7/14/2016
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Ben Rabidoux is back to share his insights into what has been happening in the Canadian real estate markets. Ben is one of Canada's leading housing and credit analysts.

Duration:00:55:44

50: Investment management for a flat monthly fee? Canada's first subscription-based robo-advisor

6/23/2016
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Randy Cass is the CEO of Nest Wealth, a robo-advisor in Canada that charges for its services through a flat monthly fee instead of the more traditional percentage-of-assets-managed model. We chat at his offices in Toronto.

Duration:00:53:42