Media

Here are just a few of my media mentions and featured appearances over the years:

Thanks to Larry MacDonald for my first feature in a 2010, Me and My Money article – The Globe and Mail, August 2010 (Link on Globe and Mail removed).

Tax Free Savings Account power increasing – The Star, February 2012.

Avoid My Investing Mistakes – My University Money, December 2013.

Investor Profile – Save with the SPP, Saskatchewan Pension Plan, December 2014.

Investor Profile – Me and My Money, The Globe and Mail, November 2015.

15 Canadian Personal Finance Bloggers to Follow in 2016 – RateHub, January 2016.

Be a landlord, without the headaches – The Winnipeg Free Press, July 2016.

Get Wealthy Eventually, Cover Story – Canadian Money Saver, July 2016.

MediaPlanet 2017 Future of Investing Campaign – Toronto Star insert, March 2017.

15 Canadian Personal Finance Bloggers to Follow in 2017 – RateHub, January 2017.

Point, Counter Point – Dividend Metrics 101 – Canadian Money Saver, May 2017.

Thanks to Joel Schlesinger for including my input into this Globe and Mail article – Meet, and learn from, the Warren Buffets of Canada, June 2017.

I contributed to an article about the importance of saving and investing and the difference between the two – FinancialLiteracy, September 2017. (Link recently removed).

Thanks to Build Wealth Canada for having me on the podcast – October 2017.

Thanks again to Joel Schlesinger for including my take on how to grow a fat Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) – Globe and Mail article, August 2018.

It was great to be part of the second annual Canadian Financial Summit.  It was a pleasure to share my knowledge and views alongside Rob Carrick, Preet Banerjee, Ellen Roseman and others in this online conference, September 2018.

Thanks to Sean Cooper for having me on his podcast – talking about burning your mortgage, downsizing your home and more – November, 2018.

Thanks to Alain Guillot for having me on his podcast – talking about my investing journey and how I became “My Own Advisor” – November, 2018.

 

More recently – Summits, Winnipeg Free Press, MoneySense, Podcasts and more!

It was great to have Tom Drake include me on his MapleMoney Show podcast – where his membership is over 40,000!  We talked about my investing journey and how you can get wealthy via buy and holding investing – May 2019.

Thanks to Kyle Prevost and Justin Bouchard – organizers of the 3rd Canadian Financial Summit – for having me back as part of their esteemed panel in 2019!  

Joel Schlesinger reached out to get my take on the latest fintech revolution – robo-planners including Planswell.  Read on what I shared with Joel about these tools in this Winnipeg Free Press article here – September 2019.

It was great to be on the MapleMoney Show podcast again during #FinCon2019 with host Tom Drake, Doug Nordman, and pro blogger J.D. Roth from Get Rich Slowly. This time, we discussed the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) movement – September 2019. 

Jon Chevreau sought my input about investors who are now spoiled with choice when it comes to low-cost ETF investing, in this Financial Post article here – October 2019.

Thanks to the guys at FI Garage for having me on their podcast where we discussed a bunch of subjects such as FIRE and FIWOOT, semi-retirement, draw down plans in retirement, why variable percentage withdrawal is far better than any 4% rule and much more – August 2020.

It was nice to be presenting at the Canadian Financial Summit once again in 2020, and on Canada’s top personal finance podcast – sharing my plan to structure my investments for semi-retirement! Check out that podcast on Build Wealth Canada here – December 2020.

Thanks to Jon Chevreau and the team at MoneySense for having me as part of their expert ETF panel to select the Best ETFs in Canada for 2021. 

It was a real pleasure to be on The MapleMoney Show recently with Tom Drake – May 2021. We discussed the lack of transparency in the FIRE movement, our support to any aspiring entrepreneurs that want to leave the 9-5 race as part of any (FIWOOT) Financial Independence, Work On Own Terms movement, and I discussed a few of my draw down plans/ideas for my portfolio ā€“ including why I will likely remain 100% equities for the foreseeable future.

I share some of my Financial Independence (FI) drawdown strategies to everyone on the Explore FI Canada podcast. If you want to hear what I have to say, about my personal FI drawdown plan, what accounts Iā€™m going to drawdown first, when and why ā€“ to tailor your plan ā€“ have a listen!

A big thanks to Jessica Moorhouse, from the More Money Podcast, to have me on her show to discuss my financial journey and how you can become Your Own Advisor.

 

These are just some samples over the years!

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