How to Live Off Your Investment Portfolio With Best Selling Author Andrew Hallam

How to Live Off Your Investment Portfolio - Andrew Hallam

Today I’m extremely excited to have Canadian best selling author, Andrew Hallam on the show. His first book, Millionaire Teacher is currently the #1 best seller in the Investment and Portfolio Management category on Amazon. He has been investing in the stock market for 32 years, having built a million-dollar portfolio on a schoolteacher’s salary…

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How to Make Sure You’re Covered: Optimizing Insurance in Your Financial Planning

Laura McKay Interview - Optimizing Your Insurance

If you’re working with a good certified financial planner here in Canada (a CFP), there are specific categories that they should be helping you optimize. According to FP Canada, which is the organization that issues the Certified Financial Planning designation, there are 6 areas that should be covered, as they are critical to your financial…

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Lessons Learned After 5 Years of Early Retirement + Post Pandemic Small Business Update for Canadians

Lessons learned after 5 years of early retirement

Today we’re going to have a two-part episode. Part 1 will be about the lessons that I’ve learned after being either fully retired, or semi-retired for the past 5 years. I definitely made some mistakes both during retirement and leading up to retirement; things that I definitely would have done differently if I were to…

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How to Save Money: Top Lessons From Teaching 100,000+ Canadians

Arian Beyzaei - Build Wealth Canada Podcast

This episode is with Arian Beyzaei, the Vice President of Enriched Academy, a financial literacy educator, and one of the most successful companies to be featured on the show Dragon’s Den.  Over the past 6 years, Arian has travelled around the country teaching Canadians how to get smarter with their finances. He has presented to…

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How to Be Your Own Money Manager: Passiv + Wealthica

How to Be Your Own Money Manager: Passiv + Wealthica

Today we’re going to focus on how to best track your investments, as well as your net worth. This is of course critical, as you need this data to determine: 1. How much more do you need to be financially independent and retire? 2. Whether you are trending in the right direction(i.e. Is your net…

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The Best ETFs in Canada for 2021

The Best ETFs in Canada for 2021

In today’s episode, we’re going to cover the top ETFs in Canada, specifically for Canadian investors. These findings are based on 8 experts in this field who are part of the Best ETFs in Canada Guide which is published annually on MoneySense and written by the one and only Jonathan Chevreau. In this episode, we’re…

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How to Get Your Will Done in 20 Minutes (and Why It’s Critical)

How to Get Your Will Done in 20 Minutes (and Why It’s Critical)

More than half of Canadian adults don’t have a will which can cause additional legal costs, family conflict, and unnecessary legal battles.  Unfortunately getting a will done is very easy to procrastinate on as it can be a hassle to set up meetings with a lawyer, ask those difficult questions and be involved in all…

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How to Save On Taxes in Canada, Featuring Tax Expert Neal Winokur

How to save on taxes in Canada - Neal Winokur

Whether you’ve already done your taxes for the year or not, I wanted to dedicate this episode to the tax optimizations that you can do to save tax not only this year, but for future years as well.  To help me with this, I’ve brought on accountant Neal Winokur on the show. Neal is a…

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Rising Mortgage Interest Rates & Real Estate Update For Canadians

Rising Mortgage Rates - Sean Cooper

With fixed mortgage rates finally beginning to increase in Canada, many Canadians are wondering whether they should be locking in their mortgage rate in case interest rates continue to climb. We also cover whether you can lock-in a mortgage rate now, and then have the option to renew at the lower rate if the interest…

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What Investments to Hold in an RRSP vs TFSA vs Taxable Account (Asset Location)

What investments to hold in your RRSP vs TFSA vs taxable accounts (Asset Location)

Students of the investing course frequently ask me which investments to hold in an RRSP vs a TFSA vs their taxable accounts (i.e. their non-registered accounts). More specifically, we are referring to which ETF to hold in each account to maximize the tax efficiency that you receive. This guide will take you through what I…

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