In this episode, Sandra shares stories about helping single women purchase homes for the first time and how their fear for the future is often their biggest obstacle. I also ask Sandra why it seems like older generations are forgoing downsizing and what impact that has on the current market. So much is covered in this episode that you won’t want to miss!
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This season on the podcast we’ve been exploring alternative ways to invest your money and in this episode, we’re diving into the Canadian art world. To help navigate how to invest in art is Rob Cowley, a Canadian Art Specialist and the President and Co-Founder of Cowley Abbott.
Rob Cowley is a Canadian Art Specialist who first started as a clerk at an auction house in Toronto in 2000. In 2013, Rob and his coworker Lydia Abbott set out on their own and founded the auction house, Cowley Abbott. Cowley Abbott bridges the gap between traditional art auction services and the online fine art marketplace. Cowley Abbott’s live and online auctions have included headline-grabbing and record-setting works while providing Canadians with the expertise they need when it comes to purchasing art.
In this episode, Rob shares how the pandemic caused a boom in the Canadian fine art market. He also answers my many questions about how this sort of investment works in terms of depreciation and the other costs involved in buying art. Rob also gives a great explanation about what exactly NFTs are and how they protect and benefit digital artists.
This episode is full of great insider knowledge on the art world and how its become more accessible to newbie art investors, which is great news for anyone looking into alternative investments!
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Calling all budding entrepreneurs, today’s bonus episode is for you! We often hear from the founders and CEOs from the U.S., but how different is it to start and find funding for your startup in Canada? The answer to that and so much more is covered in today’s episode. Joining me on the podcast is the co-founder & CEO of oxio, a Canadian home internet provider that offers fair and affordable pricing (and the one I currently use for my internet in case you're wondering).
Marc-André Campagna is from Baie-Comeau, Quebec and as I mentioned is the CEO and co-founder of oxio. After helping his parents move and set up their internet, it sparked his interest in developing a more affordable internet provider that put Canadians' needs first. This led him to drop out of Law School at Laval University to start Accès Télécom (now oxio) along with his friend Francis Careau.
In this episode, Marc-André shares what it was like to launch a successful startup in Canada including finding investors, participating in an incubator program, and understanding the importance of networking. He also explains how oxio is shaking things up in the telecom industry by putting the customer experience first and why Canada needs to move away from oligopolies.
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It seems like every other week there’s a new investment craze and before you can wrap your head around it everyone on social media is already on to the next one. In this week’s episode, I’m joined by a veteran of the investment industry to help navigate through all the investing noise. Gil Baumgarten is the Founder, President, and CEO of Segment Wealth Management and the author of FOOLISH: How Investors Get Worked Up and Worked Over by the System.
Gil Baumgarten has been a part of the investment industry for over 37 years and has been the multi-year recipient of the Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in America distinction by Barron’s. He started his career on Wall Street in the 1980s but found it routinely emphasized its own interests over the clients. In 2010, Gil left the brokerage world to start Segment Wealth Management, a fiduciary firm where the interests of the client and the firm could align. He launched his first book, FOOLISH: How Investors Get Worked Up and Worked Over by the System last spring.
In this episode Gil pulls back the curtain on Wall Street and why he ultimately decided to leave and do things on his own terms. Gil shares why a lack of understanding about short-term investing is what leads to major losses and ending up in high tax brackets. I also ask Gil what’s the difference he’s seen from working with high-net-worth individuals and what we can learn from their investment strategies.
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In this episode, Erin shares what led her to accruing millions of dollars of debt, despite working in the financial industry and why that’s a more common occurrence than you’d think. She also shares why learning to build wealth is a part of her step-by-step guide to tackling your finances and how the pandemic has shifted things for younger generations. Whether you have student loans or have been racking up credit card debt, today’s episode will motivate you to start putting together a repayment plan.
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