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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.

Feb 23, 2021

Samra Zafar is an award-winning and internationally renowned speaker, bestselling author, and educator for mental health, human rights, and equity. After arriving in Canada as a child bride and escaping a decade of abuse, Samra pursued her education as a single mother working multiple jobs and graduated as a top student with several awards and scholarships. Today she joins the show to share her incredible story, diving deep into her background and the major decisions that impacted the rest of her life.  

You will hear how love, money and the power it can be used to exert, have shown up in Samra's life over the years.  Listen in as she explains what led to her decision to start a business with her mother-in-law and how that decision impacted her ability to attend university. You will learn how she gained the courage to leave her abusive relationship, how her university became her lifeline, and why asking for help when you need it is incredibly important.  

“We are not meant to do this alone. We are social creatures.” - Samra Zafar

This Week on Young Money:

  • How money played a part in Samra’s upbringing.
  • What led her to the courageous decision to start a business with her mother-in-law.
  • Why education should be available to everyone.
  • How to find the courage to ask for help.
  • How to build resilience.
  • Why we have to accept fear instead of rejecting it.
  • How to stay focused to achieve your goals.
  • Why you can’t get caught up in comparisons.

Key takeaways:

  1. Find courage.
  2. Be resourceful.
  3. Ask for help.
  4. Stay focused.
  5. Don’t compare yourself to others.
  6. Listen to your intuition.

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