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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.

Nov 9, 2021

D'Arcy McDonald is the Senior Vice President, Retail Deposits, Investments & Payments of Scotiabank, where his goal is to help customers become better off through convenient everyday banking, payment, and investment advice experiences. As we continue our celebration of Financial Literacy month, D’Arcy joins the show to discuss the recently released survey from Scotiabank detailing how Canadians are thinking about spending as they progress forward out of the pandemic.

Listen in as he shares how the pandemic has changed people’s saving habits and what the younger generation seems to be most concerned about financially moving forward. You will learn how to deal with financial anxiety, how to prepare for unexpected expenses, and why you shouldn’t have to go through financial stress alone.

“About 2 in 3 Canadians say they will not return to pre-pandemic spending habits.”  -D’Arcy McDonald

This Week on Young Money:

  • What D’Arcy’s day-to-day life looks like.
  • How to manage expenses to keep up with bills and credit commitments.
  • How to feel in control of your overall debt situation.
  • Where to begin when navigating the financial marketplace.
  • Why you do not have to make a financial plan alone.
  • How to prepare for unexpected expenses.
  • The importance of continuing to learn about finances.

Key takeaways:

  1. Seek education.
  2. Create a plan.
  3. Review your finances.
  4. Ask for help.
  5. Be prepared.

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