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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.

Dec 12, 2017

Jackie Porter is a leading expert in women and finance, a powerful voice in women financial empowerment, and a Certified Financial Planner and Advisor for busy professionals, entrepreneurs, and their families. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial planning industry and was recently named a finalist for the Wealth Professional Women of Influence Award for 2017. She is also the co-author of Single by Choice or Chance - a smart woman's guide to living longer and better.   Jackie joins me this week to share her thoughts on financial literacy in today’s society and how she helps her clients discover techniques to make their money work for them. She explains why it’s important for young people to develop a plan regarding their money sooner rather than later, and why protecting your credit is vitally important.  

“You really need to be intentional about money. If you don’t care about money, it won’t care about you.” - Jackie Porter

  This Week on Young Money:  
  • The pivotal moment in her life that inspired her to become a financial planner
  • How she was introduced to the financial planning industry
  • What she wished she had known about money earlier in her life
  • Why she believes you don’t need to look a certain way or be of a certain age or gender to start having money conversations
  • The importance of protecting your credit
  • Tips on how to financially empower yourself
  • What inspired her to co-author her book and how it helps women become financially empowered and independent
  Resources Mentioned in this Episode:     Key Takeaways:  
  • Think of your money as your employees. Don’t have “lazy money.”
  • Devise a plan for your money. Be intentional.
  • Start with a goal. Write down your goals and dreams. See which ones you can make the most use of with the money you have. Work backwards to achieve your goals.
  • Look at ways to make passive income.
  • Know your credit score.
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