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Episode 23 with Megan Nobrega of Carrot Rewards

What if I told you that you would get a reward every time you went for a walk? Ok, sometimes I'll reward myself by walking to the donut shop, but I'm not talking about that kind of reward. Carrot Rewards ( is a free app for your smartphone or Fitbit that helps you earn your favourite reward points by making healthy lifestyle choices. My favourite part of the app is the steps section. It tracks the steps I take every day to come up with my average daily steps and then...


Episode 22 with Richard Peddie

Since he was 20 years old, Richard Peddie dreamed about being president of an NBA basketball team. In November of 1996 his dream became reality when he was offered the job of president of the Toronto Raptors. In 1998, the Toronto Maple Leafs bought the Raptors and Richard became President and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment or MLSE. Richard ran MLSE for 14 years and for 6 of those years, I worked there as Event Accountant in the Live Entertainment department, or as we liked to...


Episode 21 with Lindsay and Graham Plumb

Lindsay and Graham Plumb want you to be unstoppable with your personal finances. If you’re 30 to 45 years old, for example, and you have a couple of kids, and a mortgage, maybe unstoppable is not the first word that comes to mind when you think of your finances. But this is actually the most important time of your life financially. This is the time when tracking your spending, paying down your mortgage, having the right insurance and building up that emergency fund is crucial. And then...


Episode 20 with Jane Rooney, Canada's Financial Literacy Leader

Did you know that Canada has a Financial Literacy Leader? It's true. Jane Rooney was appointed Canada's Financial Literacy Leader in 2014 within the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). ( Yes, there is a government official whose main job is to make sure Canadians are financially literate. Jane is awesome and she's joining me in the second half of this episode. But first let’s talk about the only reason i even know Jane exists,...


Interview with Allison Suter of SimpleTax

(Sign up for SimpleTax here: When someone mentions income taxes, do you get excited or are you filled with dread? Do you wait until the last possible moment to file your taxes? When you finally start the process, are you so on edge that if the slightest thing goes wrong you want to throw your laptop across the room? And when it’s over, are you 100% sure that you messed it up somehow? If this sounds like you, you should probably check out...


Payments Race Follow-up with Amélie Arras

Imagine you’re visiting Europe for the first time. For some reason you didn’t think to buy any Euros before you left home. You are Canadian, so all you have is Canadian dollars on you. You find out that things have changed recently in Europe and there is no longer a way to exchange your Canadian dollars for Euros. Your only option is to try to find businesses and people who will accept your Canadian dollars. You’ll need food so you start by asking at various restaurants, and each one says,...


Payments Race Follow-up Interview with Jessica Moorhouse

It’s October 2017 and I’m at the SIBOS global financial services conference in Toronto. I post something about the conference on Facebook and my friend Jessica Moorhouse comments that she’ll be at the conference tomorrow. I had just found out that she would be participating in this payments race - think of it as the amazing race for money nerds. It turned out the race was going to start the next day from the conference that I was already attending. I was able to get an interview with all 5...


Interview with Stephen Weyman

In my opinion, credit cards should only be used in one way. I think you should only buy something with a credit card if that money is sitting in your bank account right now. Credit cards are not for borrowing. Please don't use credit cards for borrowing. There are times in our lives when we need to borrow money. But credit cards are one of the worst tools for borrowing. The interest rate is way too high. So just promise me that if you ever really need money, right now, and you're thinking...


Interview with Randy Cass

“Over a period of time it’s become incredibly difficult for any individual to stand in front of the data or the facts, and say that there is a defensible edge that I have in picking stocks, or creating strategies in this market that will outperform the passive indices.” - Randy Cass Randy Cass is a professional investor. After speaking to him for just a few minutes, it’s clear he knows investing. Randy spent years as an active portfolio manager making big money for big pension plans and...


Interview with Mike Wickware

Interview with Mike Wickware Episode 14 The Personal Finance Show with Beau Humphreys “It’s not vanity. It’s sheer survival of the soul.” - Esther Perel Are you one of the lucky ones who has always had a clear picture of what you wanted to do with your life? There are many different names for this part of our life: job, career, work, what we do for a living. Whatever you call it, it’s the thing - or things - that we do to make money. The ideal...


Special Holiday Giving Episode with Todd Bender of CityKidz

“Relationship builds trust, trust builds credibility, credibility builds influence. There are no shortcuts to that. There’s no app for that.” Todd Bender, Founder, CityKidz ( Two weeks ago I got an email from J. Money and the team from Rockstar Finance. They had $100 to give to the first 20 personal finance bloggers to respond to the email, with the condition that the $100 would be used to give back locally and do some good. The Rockstar Finance Community Fund is an...


The SIBOS Interviews - Episode 3 - East Africa

“What we are looking for is partnerships, opportunities to learn, and collaborations to push forward the betterment of humanity.” - Richard Ndahiro of the United Nations Capital Development Fund When I attend any conference, I’ve realized the most valuable part is the time that exists between scheduled activities. Mainly meals and breaks. This is generally when I meet the most amazing people and have the best conversations. At the SIBOS 2017 ( conference in Toronto...


The SIBOS Interviews - Episode 2 - Dojo

"I'm thinking about building Lego right now Dad. Talk to me about compound interest later, ok?" - Chad Sichello, Who will teach our kids about personal finance? In Canada, parents can open a bank account for their kids when they are really young. But at what point do you give them access to that money? At what point do they get a debit card? These are decisions every parent has to make eventually. But it’s not enough to give them access to the $1,000 that’s in their...


The SIBOS Interviews - Episode 1 - Lending Loop, Mylo, & Wave

The Personal Finance Show with Beau Humphreys Episode 10 The SIBOS Interviews - Episode 1 - Lending Loop, Mylo, and Wave This is the first episode of a 3 part series called The SIBOS interviews. --- SIBOS - What is SIBOS, you ask? SIBOS stands for Swift International Banking Operations Seminar, which sounds really really boring, but it has become much more than a...


Interview with Desirae Odjick of Half Banked

“Being good at money doesn’t mean you have to give up the things that you love.” - Desirae Odjick, Desirae Odjick is very interested in helping you be great at money. The best part is that she breaks it down in a way we can all understand. This is sorely needed in the world of personal finance education. HALF BANKED Desirae originally started Half Banked because she ran the numbers and it turned out that she would have to save half her income to achieve all of...


Interview with Doug Hoyes

To buy a copy of “Straight Talk on Your Money” by Doug Hoyes click here: “I would much rather come up with the right solution for you, rather than the solution that is going to make me money today.” - Doug Hoyes, This is the kind of thinking that makes me want to send everyone to Hoyes Michalos and Associates for help. In 2009 I found myself with a huge amount of consumer debt, due to my gambling addiction, and I could barely keep up with my...


Money 20/20 Payments Race

Money 20/20 Payments Race On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5 contestants began the Money 20/20 Payments Race in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the SIBOS conference( Each contestant must use a different method of payment to get from Toronto to Las Vegas in 7 days, with checkpoints and challenges along the way. Payment methods are: Chip and pin, Bitcoin, Gold, Cash and Coins, and Contactless. It is only through a series of random...


Interview with Sean Cooper

Buy a copy of "Burn Your Mortgage" here: At age 30, Sean Cooper( paid off the mortgage on his $425,000 home in Toronto. He started with a hefty $170,000 down payment and then paid off his $255,000 mortgage in only 3 years. Sean’s story is about goal setting. You start with a goal and you take the steps necessary to achieve that goal. Sean’s goal was to own a house as early as possible. So he saved every penny, worked several jobs, lived...


Interview with Planswell

Interview with Planswell When I first heard about Planswell, I joined their waiting list immediately. Planswell is giving free financial plans to all Canadians. This is what I’ve been looking for. Free budgeting and tracking from and now free financial plans. As I was doing research for the podcast interview and as I got to know the team better, I realized that Planswell is more than just a quick free financial plan. It is definitely quick and free, but that...


Interview with Jessica Moorhouse

Interview with Jessica Moorhouse Jessica Moorhouse is a millennial personal finance expert, award-winning blogger, host of the Mo’ Money Podcast and founder of the Millennial Money Meetup. Last year, after I met Jessica and told her my story about being addicted to gambling for 20 years and crawling my way out of debt and addiction, she immediately booked me on her podcast. So it just seemed right that Jessica would be one of my first guests on The Personal...


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