S1 Ep27 | Robert R. Brown

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...

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S1 Ep26 | Alexandra Macqueen

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...

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S1 Ep25 | So It’s Your First Time Budgeting

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 to stick to it, so in this...

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S1 Ep24 | Cent$ible Students

Teaching Kids About Money On episode 24 of the Because Money Podcast we are joined by Caroline Munshaw and Jenni Bolton of Cent$ible Students. They are self-proclaimed "money-moms" and work with kids in the school system from K-8 teaching financial literacy. Cent$ible...

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S1 Ep22 | Ellen Roseman

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 Roseman is...

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S1 Ep21 | Michael Katchen

What is Wealthsimple? Guest Michael Katchan Michael Katchen is the founder and CEO of Wealthsimple, one of Canada’s new crop of online investment managers, and is on a mission to make smart investing cheaper, simpler, and easier for everyone. Wealthsimple “manages...

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S1 Ep20 | Side Money

Sometimes cutting costs just doesn't cut it - sometimes you need to make more money. This week, the King of the Side Gig Robb Engen talks about how to make the magic happen.  

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S1 Ep18 | Barry Choi

Travelling on the Cheap With Special Guest Barry Choi By day, Barry Choi is a director for City News and regularly appears on City's The5 to talk about personal finance, travel, and news. By night (or afternoon, or whenever he finds time to write), he blogs at Money...

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S1 Ep16 | Kyle Prevost

How Do You Teach Financial Literacy? Special Guest Kyle Prevost Kyle Prevost is the co-author of More Money for Beer and Textbooks which may not be all that surprising given his profile picture features a good looking pint. Kyle blogs regularly on Young and Thrifty, a...

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S1 Ep15 | Dan Bortolotti

How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy Special Guest Dan Bortolotti  Do you know how hard it is to find a decent full size picture of Dan Bortolotti online? Anyway, this one might not be like any other on the site, but then again, Dan isn't like any other guest we have...

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S1 Ep13 | Preet Banerjee

CBC Marketplace | Show Me The Money [Indeed] with Special Guest Preet Banerjee Subtitled: There Are No Bad Apples, Just Bad Barrels Preet Banerjee might just be one of the most recognizable names (and faces) in personal finance in Canada. Among many other things,...

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S1 Ep12 | How Rewarding are Rewards Cards Really?

Credit cards are making you fat and stupid...or maybe they're making you better off, earning you money and rewards while buying stuff you were going to buy anyway...or maybe they're making small business owners poorer... We think it's a mix of all three, and - just...

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S1 Ep11 | Canadian Home Buyer’s Plan

RRSPs to fund a Downpayment? Good or Bad? Being that it is getting close to tax season (some argue tax season is already here), expect to see a lot more conversation about RRSPs. Of note lately is talk that the Home Buyers Plan is more of a downpayment loophole than...

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S1 Ep9 | I Can’t Afford to NOT buy It

How Canadian Economic News Impacts You No guests this week, instead you are stuck with us talking about what is making news in Canada this week. As usual, if you would like to join the conversation, don't hesitate to jump in using the #becausemoney hashtag on twitter....

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S1 Ep8 | John Robertson PhD

Borrowing Money Isn't Your Sacred Right as a Canadian | Because Math Special Guest, The Holy Potato. Meet the Holy Potato aka John Robertson PhD. John is usually the smartest person in the room simply because he is a scientist and loves math. He shares his thoughts...

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S1 Ep7 | Melissa Leong

Time Travel, How My Stupid My Past Self Won't Listen To Me and Weddings Melissa Leong is a financial writer with the Financial Post and is an award-winning reporter at the National Post. She also writes young adult novels under the pen name Wynne Channing, where she...

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S1 Ep6 | Return of the Small Business Owner

Are you a small business owner? Do you have your hand in the till? Thinking of starting a new business? Should you finance your startup with credit? These are just some of the questions we answered on this week's episode of the Because Money Podcast. Although the...

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S1 Ep5 | The Fees Strike Back

We all hate paying fees and try to avoid them where we can, but some are worth paying because they add value/save time/give peace of mind. So our question to you! Which fees are worth the money? Also, the conversation might move towards managing your business finance...

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S1 Ep4 | Noel D’Souza

A New Hope, Low Cost, Hand Holding, Fairy-Godmother, Fee Only Financial Planning. Noel D'Souza is a Money Coach with Money Coaches Canada. He specializes in efficient cash-flow management, long-term planning for individuals and families. Noel lives and works in...

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S1 Ep3 | Kerry K. Taylor

Women, Money and the Will to Waive Hands   Kerry K. Taylor is the sole blogger on Squawkfox.com. She writes about a lot of things with topics ranging from frugal living to getting a job, from holiday shopping to travel and fitness. If it relates to money and how to do...

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S1 Ep2 | Technical Difficulties

So in our second airing of what we originally named the Canadian Personal Finance Hangout, we actually announced a rebrand. Out with the old and in with the new, and even though the old wasn't really worn, the new was so much better. We are now known as the Because...

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S1 Ep1| Introduction and Other Stuff

This is our very first Canadian Personal Finance Hangout. We hope you have as much fun watching it as we did recoding it! Sandi wanted to call it Episode 4, however I told her no one would pick up on the movie reference. If you enjoyed the show, please do us a...

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