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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 22, 2022

Due to the current state of the financial world, I wanted to review more powerful interviews we've had on the podcast where our guests shared fantastic advice to help you navigate debt. We have had so many amazing guests in the past who have offered tips that remain timeless, so in this episode, we will be listening to key takeaways from our interviews with Zandile Chiwanza and Kelley Keehn.

Listen in as Kelley shares the inspiration for her book, Rich Girl, Broke Girl, as well as the hidden costs of an expensive lifestyle and her advice for those just starting out in the financial world. You will also learn about Zandile’s experiences as a newcomer to Canada, her feelings around money, and her advice for dealing with debt.  

“Like oxygen, if you don't have money, it can be suffocating.” - Kelley Keehn

This Week on Young Money:

  • The inspiration for Kelley Keehn’s book.
  • The hidden costs of an expensive lifestyle.
  • Kelley’s positive, practical approach to money.
  • Why some women aren’t leaning into their finances as much as they should.
  • The connection between money and mental health.
  • The anxiety that can arise when feeling fearful about finances.
  • The value of having a supportive group of people.
  • Zandile’s experiences as a newcomer to Canada.
  • How she navigated finances when she first got to Canada.
  • How she dealt with debt as a newcomer.

Key takeaways:

  1. Seek out expert advice.
  2. Educate yourself.
  3. Be open-minded around wealthy people.
  4. Assess your beliefs around money.
  5. Don’t let anxiety run your life.
  6. Ask for help when needed.
  7. Surround yourself with supportive people.
  8. Communicate your concerns.

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