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This is the stuff you millionaires in the making need to know to kick start or propel you on your financial fitness journey. Tracey Bissett, Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness and award winning Financial Literacy Champion, gives you the straight goods each week to set yourself up for financial success. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed.  This hands on experience combined with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach all things money. Tracey goes behind-the-scenes of all the money matters with need-to-know tips, money-making demystified, and special power-player interviews. Join us weekly for Financial Fitness Training that will turn even a Cash Couch Potato into a Marathon Money Maker.

Jun 19, 2018

Kelley Keehn is a financial educator and the Consumer Advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council whose mission is to make Canadians feel good about money. She has written nine bestselling books with Protecting You and Your Money; A Guide to Avoiding Identity Theft and Fraud and A Canadians Guide to Money-Smart Living as the latest additions to her published work. Being a media personality and speaker, Kelley served on the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy and has been appointed to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s Consumer Protection Advisory Committee.


Kelley joins me today to share the five ways you sabotage your finances and the mistakes she made and learned from as a young financial educator. She shares the different hats she currently wears and explains the difference between a financial educator and a consumer advocate. She also explains why she immerses herself every day in continuous learning and the importance of connecting with your future self when saving up for your future.

“The brightest minds in the entire universe that lived or are living today have written a book, write articles, have YouTube channels, podcasts. Listen to them. Immerse yourself in what they’re teaching.” - Kelley Keehn

This Week on Young Money:

  • How Kelley arrived at her financial path today
  • How her mom taught her about finances
  • How to think of yourself as a corporation
  • Why she wished she knew what would happen if she used a credit card
  • Why you shouldn’t “keep up with the Joneses”
  • The difference between false rationale and irrationality
  • How to deal with constant temptation
  • What is the Availability Era
  • The inspiration behind her upcoming book on why people should not self-diagnose


Key Takeaways:

  • Always think of yourself as a corporation.
  • Embrace the morning to get a lot of things done.
  • Don’t keep up with the Joneses.
  • Crunch the numbers and don’t ignore them.
  • Resist temptation. Don’t let your impulses take over.
  • Connect with your future self.


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