Today’s episode has been so highly requested that I’m so excited to finally share it with you today. My guest joining me today is Leanne Townsend, a family law attorney based in Toronto and today she’s tackling the long list of questions sent in by you, the listeners on all things divorce!
Leanne Townsend is the Counsel & Chair of the Family Law Group at Mills and Mills LLP where her practice is focused on family law, domestic violence and victim advocacy. She’s a regular guest expert in the media on topics including abusive relationships, divorcing a narcissist, and co-parenting. She’s also the host of the Divorcing Well podcast and the Youtube show, The Dish on Divorce.
Leanne answered everything from common mistakes that people make before they get married, to the difference between marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements to how much getting a divorce actually costs. Leanne also shares the wide range of topics and guests you can expect while tuning into her podcast, Divorcing Well. This episode is full of great expert tips and practical advice to keep in mind whether you plan on getting married in the near or distant future, so I hope you enjoy it!
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This week I’m so excited to be talking to an OG personal finance podcaster who started her show in 2008 and has now amassed over 40 million downloads! I am joined by none other than Laura Adams, the host of the Money Girl Podcast. Laura joins me to chat about her new book, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers as well as how she ended up in a career in personal finance.
Laura Adams is a leading insurance and finance analyst with over a decade of top-level experience. She’s a writer, podcast host and award-winning author and spokesperson, which has led her to become one of the top leading finance, insurance and small business authorities in the U.S.
In today’s episode, Laura shares the money mistakes she made early in her adult life and the lessons that her book aims to teach budding solopreneurs so that they may achieve long-term success in their businesses. Laura also shares the key protections every self-employed person should have in place in order to ensure their business can withstand the curveballs that life tends to throw our way. I can’t wait for you to listen and soak up all the great tips and advice Laura was able to share!
For full episode show notes visit https://jessicamoorhouse.com/287
Today’s podcast episode is on one of my favourite subjects…retirement! I’m joined by David Trahair, author of The Procrastinator’s Guide to Retirement. We chat about the great practical advice in his book and its overall message of hope for people 50+ who haven’t yet saved for retirement
David Trahair is a CPA, CA, personal finance writer, trainer, speaker, and eLearning developer. David is the author of several personal finance books and currently operates his own personal finance training and eLearning development firm. He also offers live webinars and online courses to people through organizations including the CPA provincial and territorial bodies.
David is a wealth of knowledge and I’m so glad I was able to ask him so many questions when it comes to retirement. Our conversation covered everything from practical advice like the difference between RIFFs vs. annuities to why running out of money in retirement shouldn’t be as big of a worry as financial institutions would like us to think. I can’t wait for you to listen and enjoy!
For full episode show notes visit https://jessicamoorhouse.com/286
Hurray, today is a special bonus episode for you as we get ready to wrap up Season 12 in the coming weeks! In today’s episode, we’re celebrating the fact that June is Options Education Month. I have Bryan Rogers from TD Direct Investing joining me today to share and answer all questions relating to investing with options.
Bryan is the Client Education Instructor at TD Direct Investing, who has 20 years of experience in the industry with a Master’s Degree in Business. During his Master’s he became interested in personal finance and once he started working at TD he discovered his passion for helping others with their finances leading to his current role.
Investing has long been a favourite topic on the podcast and I was so happy to have Bryan share his expertise on an alternative kind of investing, and one that is more complex. In this episode, Bryan answered what options are, how they work, common terms, and misconceptions. If you’re interested in investing in options or are just curious because of the constant news surrounding the topic then this episode is definitely for you.
Make sure to also check out all the free resources on options here: td.com/OptionsEducationMonth
For full episode show notes visit https://jessicamoorhouse.com/285
This week I have Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche on the podcast! I have been following Tiffany for years and throughout that time have seen her and her brand grow exponentially. We chat about everything from her new book, Get Good with Money to how she took her business from one-on-one budget coaching to helping millions of women save and manage their money.
Hailing from New Jersey, Tiffany is a personal financial educator and former teacher of over 10 years with a Master’s degree in Education. She was instrumental in getting The Budgetnista Law (A1414) passed in January 2019, making financial education mandatory for middle school students in New Jersey. Her new book Get Good with Money, was published earlier this year and is a New York Times Bestseller.
In this episode, Tiffany gives insight into how her business grew over time and how her past as a teacher made her into the successful personal financial educator that she is today. I hope this episode drives home the fact that everyone starts somewhere, and you can decide to change and start your personal finance journey at any time.
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This week’s guest is one that I’m shocked that I haven’t already had on the podcast. I’ve known Mark Seed for years and I was am so happy to be able to talk with him about his approach to FIRE, as well as his investing philosophy (FIWOOT) and what it means to be a hybrid investor.
Mark Seed is the founder of My Own Advisor, personal finance and investing blog that he started in 2009. He is also the co-founder of Cashflows & Portfolios, which is a new, free resource providing a beginning-to-end guide for DIY investors. Mark has been featured in MoneySense magazine, The Globe and Mail, and The Winnipeg Free Press and is currently working towards semi-retirement with his wife.
As a successful DIY investor, Mark was able to share both great tips and the mistakes he’s made along the way. Mark also outlines how the 2008 financial crisis was the spark that lit the path for his financial journey and blog. If you’re just as curious about other people’s approach to investing as I am then I know you’ll love my conversation with Mark.
For full episode show notes visit https://jessicamoorhouse.com/283