[Ep. 108] Financial Literacy for Teens with Eva Baker

May 17, 2017

Eva Baker headshot, TeensGotCentsUnlike many teens her age, Eva Baker started to get interested in personal finance at the young age of 16. She started listening to Dave Ramsey’s teachings, and got hooked. But what she soon realized is there was a ton of information out there on how to fix your financial woes, but not a ton on how to avoid them when you’re a teen and just starting your own personal finance journey. Continue Reading

[Ep. 97] How to Get Your Employer to Pay for Your Degree

Mar 15, 2017

Want to know how to get your employer to pay for your degree? It’s totally possible and Colton from Newfoundland is proof. I’m so glad he emailed me to be a guest for my Listener Series, because I certainly missed the few weeks without Listener Series episodes, how about you?Continue Reading

[Ep. 90] How to Graduate University with Almost Zero Debt

Feb 8, 2017

If you want to set yourself (or your kids) up for success, it is crucial to understand the consequences of taking on too much student debt. Yes, it is one way to be able to afford a post-secondary education which in turn could lead to a job with a good salary…but it could also hurt your chances of living a life that’s not tied down to years of debt-repayment. Continue Reading

[Ep. 71] How Rachel Jimenez Got Two Degrees for Free

Nov 2, 2016

Rachel Jimenez is certainly giving me a run for my money! This girl got $60,000 in scholarships, which paid for both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She also was able to save enough to buy her first home at the young age of 24. And if that still doesn’t impress you, her and her husband are saving 40% of their income so they can retire early. Continue Reading

[Ep. 53] Money, University & Making It in the Real World

Jun 25, 2016

When my younger sister Sarah came to visit me in Toronto after she graduated university, we had a ton of fun! Of course we did all of the touristy things you’d expect: Niagara Falls, the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. I also took her to some of the best eats in the city including Libretto Pizzeria, Arctic Bites and Margaritas. Continue Reading

Life After Graduation 5 Years Later

Life After Graduation: Advice to My Past Self 5 Years Later

Jun 2, 2014

I can’t believe I’ve already been out of school and working in the “real world” for 5 years now. The 5 years it took me to get my Bachelor’s degree seemed to drag on, but the 5 years I’ve been out of school just flew by. I can still remember counting down the days until convocation, thinking that once I threw my cap in the air, that’s when my life would begin. Continue Reading