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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 2, 2020

Darlene M. Rites is a family law lawyer experienced in the resolution of all family law matters with a focus on settlement. With significant experience litigating disputes involving custody, support, property, and child abduction, Darlene applies a practical and individualized approach to all her cases and focuses her unique skills on creating positive outcomes for her family law clients.

She joins the show today to discuss what you should consider before moving in with your partner, as well as how to approach a conversation about a marriage contract. Listen in to learn why common-law relationships do not have the same rights as married spouses, the importance of open and honest conversations with your partner, and more.

Don’t assume you know something because it happened to a friend.” - Darlene M. Rites

This Week on Young Money:

  • The day-to-day life of a lawyer.
  • How Darlene became so successful.
  • Why she is teaching her child how to budget from a young age.
  • Things to consider when moving in with your partner.
  • How to approach a conversation about marriage contracts.
  • The importance of open and honest conversations.
  • Why common-law relationships do not have the same rights as married spouses.

Key takeaways:

  1. The importance of a strong work ethic.
  2. What simple thing Darlene credits to helping her toward success.
  3. Why budgeting is crucial.
  4. When to consider a marriage contract.
  5. Why we can’t assume we know something just because it happened to a friend.

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