For the Final Episode of Season 2, We Are Joined by Special
Guest Host Robb Engen
Final: Season 2 Episode 11
With Special Host Robb Engen
On this episode of the Because Money Podcast, we are joined by Season 1 host Robb Engen who is Echo and the popular finance Blog Boomer and Echo. Robb set out to compliment his full time job with side gigs that would allow him more flexibility in his budget and meet his family’s savings goals. He turned to finance blogging, and shares some of his journey!
Because Money Podcast Hosts
Seasons 1 & 2Sandi Martin is a fee-only financial planner and the owner of Spring Personal Finance. Sandi focuses on what she calls “financial planning for regular people”. Having spent 7 years working in the banks at a branch level, Sandi finally decided to go out on her own because of the conflict in aligning the banks sales targets with the time necessary to provide her clients with excellent customer service. Sandi’s writing is a great mix of knowledge, passion and humour. You can find her blog here. To learn more about what a fee-only financial advisor does, or if you want to have a conversation with Sandi, contact her anytime.
Seasons 1 & 2Jackson Middleton is known widely on the internets as “The Kilted Broker” and is the owner of a marketing company that works with Canada’s most successful Mortgage Brokers. Jackson is a family man living on Vancouver Island with his wife, 4 kids, and 15 chickens. He was a mortgage broker for many years before pursuing his passion of social media and marketing founding KiltedMedia in 2014. He is probably wearing a kilt right now and has consumed coffee today, he is an innovator, entrepreneur, food enthusiast, mortgage industry commentator, bass player, and producer of several national podcasts including #BecauseMoney.
Season 1Robb Engen is “Echo” from the very popular Canadian personal finance blog Boomer & Echo. You may also recognize Robb from his work as a contributing author for many of the major news outlets in Canada. A quick Google search reveals that Robb is quite the authority when it comes to personal finance in Canada writing for many publications. Robb tells stories from his personal experience and although he doesn’t know exactly what his future holds, he is certainly enjoying the journey! As a family man living on one income in southern Alberta, Robb loves to write and have conversations about money, savings strategies & investing tips.
Season 2Kyle Prevost is an expert in personal finance and student life. Drawing on personal experience, he co-authored the critically-acclaimed work: More Money for Beer and Textbooks – A Financial Guide for Today’s Canadian Student. Kyle also writes for several of Canada’s leading personal finance blogs including two he co-owns: YoungandThrifty.ca & MyUniversityMoney.com. Kyle has also been nominated for several awards as one of Canada’s preeminent personal finance bloggers. Kyle also enjoys a career as a high school teacher and shares his passion of personal finance with his students!
Because Money Season 2
For your viewing pleasure, simply click into an episode from the list below. You won’t regret it. We promise.
On this final episode of Because Money Season Two, we thought we’d spice it up and talk about something we don’t necessarily agree on: advertising, brand partnerships, and advertorials on personal finance blogs, and – bonus – we’re joined...read more
The Journey Towards Minimalism How do you deal with “stuff”? You know… the “stuff” that surrounds you… all the time. Do you have boxes of “stuff” that you haven’t looked in for 27 years but simply can’t bring...read more
Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make This episode we’re joined by Richard Finnie, founder of thelaunch.ca, and initiative designed to encourage collaboration with entrepreneurs. He’s no stranger to podcasting himself, since as part of thelaunch.ca he hosts...read more
Freshbooks. This Entire Episode is About Freshbooks. Period. Although this episode was supposed to be a roundtable Brady bunch type discussion about our favourite financial apps (we did kinda get there), the first half of this episode is spent extolling the virtues of...read more
Getting Ahead On this episode of the Because Money Podcast, we are joined by Tom Drake, white collar by day, finance blogger by night. Chances are if you have spent anytime on the internet reading personal finance blogs, you have come across something penned by Tom....read more
Who Cares Who Had It Worse? Do Millennials really have it worse? Or did Boomers really grow up walking to school uphill both ways? Does it really matter? That is where the conversation started, but it’s certainly not where it ended. On this episode of the...read more
Because Money Season 1
Just like in the previous section, for your viewing pleasure, simply click into an episode from the list below. You still won’t regret it. We promise, there is lots of gold in our archives.
Wealthy Rabbits with RRSPs Special Guest Robert R. Brown Robert R. Brown is a freelance personal finance writer and the author of Wealthing Like Rabbits – An Original Introduction to Personal Finance. He lives in Ajax, Ontario with his wife Belinda and their three...read more
Eric, Ilsa, and Us Special guest Alexandra Macqueen Alexandra Macqueen is a Certified Financial Planner, retirement income specialist, co-author of the (soon-to-be) newly revised book Pensionize Your Nest Egg, and very gracious about usually being the smartest and...read more
It’s our last episode of 2014, and – in the spirit of the coming New Year – we’re talking budgets. The Christmas bills are about to start rolling in, which means ’tis the season for resolving to control your money this year. We want you...read more
Teaching Kids About Money On episode 24 of the Because Money Podcast we are joined by Caroline Munshaw and Jenni Bolton of Cent$ible Students. They are self-proclaimed “money-moms” and work with kids in the school system from K-8 teaching financial...read more
This week we are joined by John Robertson PhD to discuss the credibility of online anonymous financial advice. Also John gives some highlights from his new book “The Value of Simple” to be released in early December 2014. *Updated Nov. 11 2014 Here is an...read more
If you want something done about something, you send an email directly to Ellen Roseman and consider it case closed. Ellen has been a consumer advocate since before “consumer advocacy” was a thing, standing up to corporate giants and getting answers. Ellen...read more