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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.

Aug 8, 2023

Are you unknowingly falling prey to a troubling trend of financial exploitation in your platonic or romantic relationships? This summer has been an eye-opening experience for me, as I've witnessed and heard countless stories about individuals facing financial exploitation. It's a concerning trend that we need to address and reverse, and that's precisely what we'll tackle in this episode.

Throughout my years of experience in personal finance, I've helped many people navigate these tricky situations. Today, I'll share insights into identifying red flags that may indicate someone is taking advantage of your financial standing. We'll dive deep into the subtle and more obvious signs of financial exploitation and equip you with the tools to protect yourself and your financial well-being.

“Sometimes other people can see situations more clearly than we can.” - Tracey Bissett

This Week on Young Money:

  • How to identify warning signs of financial manipulation in your relationships.
  • Strategies to assert yourself confidently and set healthy boundaries when faced with situations of financial exploitation.
  • The importance of speaking up in the moment and how to approach the conversation with confidence.
  • Practical steps to take after an incident of financial manipulation.
  • How to navigate potentially uncomfortable conversations.
  • How to ensure your financial well-being by taking charge of your finances and making informed decisions for the future.

Key takeaways:

  1. Recognize the warning signs. 
  2. Assert yourself with confidence.
  3. Engage in uncomfortable conversations.
  4. Take charge of your finances.

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