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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 20, 2021

Jackie Porter is an awarding-winning certified financial planner, best-selling author, and featured speaker who has helped thousands of clients grow their net worth, build a fortress around their finances, and keep more of their cash in their pockets. In this episode, Jackie joins the show to talk about Anti-Black racism in Canada and its adverse economic and social effects on Black Canadians.

Listen in as Jackie explains her experience growing up without knowing about the value of money, as well as the moment that changed her life in regards to this. You will learn what financial racism is, why access to financial education is not equal, and what actions we can take to eliminate Anti-Black racism in our country moving forward.

Racism is real, and people need to understand that.” - Jackie Porter

This Week on Young Money:

  • Jackie’s experience growing up without knowing about the value of money.
  • What redlining is and why the impacts are still being felt despite it being illegal.
  • Why it is harder for Black Canadians to build wealth through homeownership.
  • The barriers Black Canadians experience in financial education.
  • How we can increase financial literacy as a whole.
  • Why it is not just about being empathetic, but rather how you can take action.

Key takeaways:

  1. Do your research.
  2. Have a business-first mindset.
  3. Make a plan.
  4. Find and utilize resources.

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