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EP191 Accessible STEM Education with Anu Bidani of STEM MINDS

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

Release Date: 04/27/2021

EP325 Spotlight on V.I.L. Landscaping founder Charlie Kerrigan show art EP325 Spotlight on V.I.L. Landscaping founder Charlie Kerrigan

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

In this episode, I’m joined by Charlie Kerrigan, the founder of V.I.L Landscaping and host of The Hard Lessons Podcast. Starting his business in 2016 with just a push mower, Charlie has grown V.I.L Landscaping into a thriving enterprise and aims to become one of the top landscaping companies in Canada. Listen in as Charlie shares his journey, from being a young entrepreneur knocking on doors to running a company with multiple locations and a dedicated team. He emphasizes the importance of surrounding yourself with mentors, the necessity of cash flow management, and building a strong team...

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EP324 Advice to My Younger Self with Martha Ibrahim show art EP324 Advice to My Younger Self with Martha Ibrahim

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

In this episode, I’m joined by Martha Ibrahim, a certified accountant with 13 years of experience in capital markets regulation and a champion of financial inclusion projects in Nigeria. Martha shares her journey and the inspiration behind her book, Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got My First Job, which highlights the seven keys to personal finance, personal growth, and self-leadership. Listen in as she offers invaluable advice on the importance of personal finance, the necessity of multiple streams of income, and the four essential skills everyone should develop. You'll learn about the...

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EP323 Financially Supporting Aging Parents show art EP323 Financially Supporting Aging Parents

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

As Canadians grapple with the financial and emotional aspects of supporting aging parents, we sit down with Clay Jarvis, a mortgage and real estate expert from NerdWallet Canada. This episode dives into NerdWallet’’s recent aging parent survey, conducted by the Harris Poll, revealing that nearly one-third of Canadians are either assisting or plan to assist their parents financially. Listen in as Clay provides expert advice on initiating conversations about finances with aging parents, addressing sensitive topics such as estate planning and end-of-life care. He emphasizes the importance of...

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EP322 Fifth Annual Worry Poll Results with Scotiabank show art EP322 Fifth Annual Worry Poll Results with Scotiabank

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

Are Canadians' financial concerns keeping them up at night? In this episode, we're joined by Kingsley Chak, Senior Vice President at Scotiabank, to delve into the anxieties and hopes shaping the financial landscape in Canada today, as revealed by the fifth annual Worry Poll. This discussion sheds light on the pressing financial issues that Canadians face—from spending concerns to debt management—and highlights the proactive measures being adopted, particularly by the youth, to forge a path toward financial stability. "You're not alone. What you're thinking, what you're feeling—a lot of...

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EP321 TikTok Credit Card Tips Reviewed by NerdWallet Canada show art EP321 TikTok Credit Card Tips Reviewed by NerdWallet Canada

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

Today we're diving into the untapped world of financial wisdom on TikTok as Shannon Terrell, lead writer at NerdWallet Canada, shares the truths and myths surrounding popular financial advice. Shannon sheds light on crucial financial insights shaping the digital landscape, from purchase protection to the mysteries of credit card skimmer scams. With Canadians increasingly relying on TikTok for financial advice, this episode offers tips to navigate the complexities of credit cards and personal finance. Listen in to hear about the nuances of credit utilization ratios, the intricacies of credit...

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EP320 Financial Fitness Lessons from Super Bowl LVIII show art EP320 Financial Fitness Lessons from Super Bowl LVIII

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

What can Super Bowl LVIII teach us about financial fitness? In this episode, I dive into wisdom we can take away from the year's biggest game and explore how stars like Taylor Swift and Usher, along with the athletes’ inspiring stories, reveal crucial financial strategies. Listen in as I analyze the perseverance and disciplined approaches of NFL players and entertainers, showing how their journeys mirror essential financial principles. You'll hear actionable insights for achieving financial wellness and learn the significance of dedication to long-term goals and resilience. "In the same way...

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EP319 Loud Budgeting show art EP319 Loud Budgeting

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

Are you ready to challenge the norms of personal finance with the bold trend of loud budgeting? In this episode, I explore this trend, which encourages openly declaring and adhering to your financial goals. Spearheaded by Lukas Battle on social media, this movement marks a departure from quiet luxury, advocating for courageous, value-driven financial decisions. I’ll delve into how this approach not only curbs impulse spending, but also adapts effectively to the current economic landscape. Listen in as I revisit themes of financial openness from previous episodes, highlighting how discussing...

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EP318 Bissett Financial Fitness Framework show art EP318 Bissett Financial Fitness Framework

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

As we step into the new year, it's the perfect time to get motivated and inspired about our financial fitness. In this episode, I draw parallels between physical and financial fitness, illustrating how both exist on a spectrum from beginners to experts. Dive into the three key elements of the Bissett Financial Fitness Framework: cash flow, savings, and debt management. Just like physical fitness—where cardio, strength training, and lifestyle choices play crucial roles—these financial elements are essential for a balanced and healthy financial life. Whether you're just starting to learn...

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EP317 Lessons Learned in 2023; 2024 Predictions & Tips show art EP317 Lessons Learned in 2023; 2024 Predictions & Tips

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As we bid farewell to 2023 and welcome 2024, it's time to reflect on the past year's financial lessons and look ahead with optimism and preparedness. In this episode, I’m diving into the significant financial events of 2023, from soaring interest rates to the challenges of inflation and job cuts, and how they've shaped our financial behaviors. Join me as I celebrate Young Money's milestones (including crossing 350,000 downloads!), explore the personal and professional achievements of the year, and discuss the importance of community support and personal health in our financial journeys. I...

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EP316 How to Practice Gratitude in Challenging Times show art EP316 How to Practice Gratitude in Challenging Times

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

What are you grateful for? Reflecting on this question is the first step toward integrating gratitude into your life. Whether through mindful observation, expressions of thanks, or keeping a gratitude journal, the possibilities are endless. In this episode, I will be going over several ways to practice gratitude when you may not be feeling so grateful. Incorporating gratitude into your daily routine doesn't require extensive time; even a few minutes each day can significantly impact you. As we explore the power of gratitude, remember that expressing thanks for your financial fitness is equally...

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Anu Bidani is the founder and CEO of STEM MINDS, a social enterprise that empowers youth to develop a love of learning through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. Anu is an award-winning entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering the next generation of global leaders and innovators by making education accessible to children across the globe. In this episode, Anu joins the show to share the journey of starting her business and her advice for anyone considering this path for themselves.

Listen in as she explains the importance of embracing the ups and downs of launching a company and why you must be willing to take big, bold steps. You will learn how to be financially prepared for starting up your business, why it is important to create a priority list so you don’t get distracted by smaller tasks, and how to empower your team members to grow in their positions.

Being an entrepreneur is a journey itself…embrace the journey when you are starting a business, because the idea you start with may not be how it looks 2-3 years from now.” - Anu Bidani

This Week on Young Money:

  • A day in the life of Anu and what her job at STEM MINDS entails.
  • Why you have to make bold choices in business.
  • The importance of always being ready for scale so you are prepared for the future.
  • How to plan financially for launching a business.
  • Why supporting your team is essential to the success of your business.

Key takeaways:

  1. Watch the market and the trends.
  2. Be bold.
  3. Embrace the journey.
  4. Do your research.
  5. Start small but be prepared for growth.
  6. Review your numbers.
  7. Don’t get distracted.
  8. Prioritize.
  9. Invest in teams.

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