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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.

Jul 30, 2020

Today we have one of my former students, Shahab Rad, joining the show. Shahab recently graduated from the Finance Program at Centennial College with Honors. As a student, he worked in different industries including technology and educational services, and he is excited to start his career in investments.

In this episode, Shahab shares the success he has experienced through hard work and the scholarships he was awarded. Listen in to hear his hopes for his financial future, what he plans to do in the coming years, and his biggest advice for students.

I strongly encourage all students to apply for scholarships and benefit from these funds.” - Shahab Rad

This Week on Young Money:

  • The importance of attending networking events.
  • How a scholarship can help you.
  • The long-term benefits of receiving a scholarship.
  • Why it's crucial to show up.

Key takeaways:

  1. Set goals.
  2. Network.
  3. Hard work pays off.
  4. Be you.
  5. Ask for help.

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The Young Money Scholarship Fund

Education has the power to help you achieve your life goals and create a financial fortress. It takes money from many different sources to pay for it.

The Young Money Scholarship Fund has been established to help post secondary students achieve their goals by removing some of the financial strain from the equation.  This fund is powered by Bissett Financial Fitness Inc. Scholarship awards start at $250 per student.

Who can apply?

  • Post secondary students studying in Canada, excluding Quebec residents
  • Students who have helped others achieve their goals
  • Students who have a plan for what they will do when they graduate

Apply today or share with a post secondary student who should apply,  here!


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