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The MoneySaver Podcast

The MoneySaver Podcast

Journalist Ellen Roseman, and Canadian MoneySaver Editor in Chief Lana Sanichar interview leaders in personal finance and investing, as well as top bloggers, authors and entrepreneurs.  The goal is to help you save money and increase your assets. Learn how to make smart choices at every stage of your life, safeguard your interests and protect yourself from poor advice.   Sponsored by Canadian MoneySaver Magazine. The views and opinions expressed by the Guests are theirs alone and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Ellen Roseman, Lana Sanichar, Canadian MoneySaver Magazine or the MoneySaver Podcast. Follow us on Twitter @lana_sanichar, @ellenroseman, @cdnmoneysaver



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June 2021

Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Blockchain with Fred Pye, Montrealer & President of 3iQ. 

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Ellen Roseman speaks with Fred Pye, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 3iQ Corporation about Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. They discuss how Bitcoin is mined, the 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF - BTCQ and what investors, who are considering adding crypto to their portfolios, should think about.



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April 2021

Behavioral Finance, Covid - 19 and Cancer with Kerry Taylor a.k.a Squawkfox

The MoneySaver Podcast with Kerry Taylor and Ellen RosemanIn this episode, Ellen Roseman chats with Kerry Taylor a.k.a Squawkfox, speaker, blogger and podcaster about behavioural finance, covid and whether her views about money have changed after her battle with cancer. They also chat about dynamic pricing, algorithm and loss aversion.

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March 2021

Lessons on How to Pick Stocks by a Seasoned Independent Analyst

The MoneySaver Podcast with Peter Hodson, CFAPeter Hodson, Chartered Financial Analytst and founder of www.5i Research.ca,  and Ellen Roseman discuss various lessons that he learned over his 30 or 40 years in the stock market. They also discuss stocks like Constellation Software, GoEasy, Knight Therapeutics, Boyd Auto Services, Bitcoin and Do It Yourself Investing.

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February 2021

Women - Overcoming Traditional Barriers to Become Financially Savvy

Ellen Roseman/Jackie PorterEllen Roseman chats with Jackie Porter, Certified Financial Planner, author of Single by Chance or Choice, about financial planning as a woman and a single person and how to inspire women to get beyond traditional barriers in order to become financially knowledgeable. https://askjackie.ca





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December 2020

Planning for Retirement - Unconventionally!


The MoneySaver Podcast with Fred VitteseIn this episode, Ellen Roseman speaks with Fred Vettese, Actuary and Author of Retirement Income for Life: Getting More Without Saving More (Second Edition) about his contrarian view of Canadian retirement strategies, including delaying CPP and decumulation of assets.




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October 2020

Why Is The Canadian Tax System So Complicated?

The MoneySaver Podcast with Neal WinokurEllen Roseman chats with Neal Winokur, a frustrated accountant on the reforms that he believes are needed for the Canadian tax system.





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September 2020

Divorce - Getting Your FInances in Order when Considering Divorce

The MoneySaver Podcast with Stella PapadopoulosEllen Roseman interviews Stella Papadopoulos, author of I’m Getting Divorced Where Do I Start? about what she considers important steps to be taken into account when considering divorce.




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July 2020

DIY Investing with Dan Hallett from Highview Financial

The MoneySaver Podcast with Dan Hallett and Ellen RosemanEllen Roseman talks to Dan Hallett, CFA, CFP, Vice President, Research and Principal at Highview Financial Group about fiduciary duty, how to find an advisor, mutual funds, exchange traded funds and do-it-yourself investing.




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June 2020

Making Ends Meet with Stephen Weyman from How To Save Money.ca


The MoneySaver Podcast with Stephen WeymanEllen Roseman chats with Stephen Weyman from howtosavemoney.ca on ways to make ends meet during Covid-19. They discuss government programs, payment deferrals on loans and credit cards, saving on usual monthly expenses like utilities, creating an emergency fund and his three best tips for financial success.



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April 2020

Personal and Business Benefits due to Covid - 19 explained by Janet Gray, Certified Financial Planner

The MoneySaver Podcast with Janet GrayHave you been affected by the Covid -19 pandemic?  Janet Gray, Certified Financial Planner, and Ellen Roseman discuss the different benefits that are available to Canadians and Canadian businesses rolled out by the Government of Canada.  They discuss the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit, Canada Emergency Business Account and a host of other benefits that are available.


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Wills, Powers of Attorneys and other Important Documents

The MoneySaver Podcast with Erin Bury

 Whether it's a holographic will, a will drawn up by a lawyer or even a will from a digital platform, every Canadian should have one.  Ellen Roseman chats with Erin Bury from Willful.co about wills, powers of attorney and other important documents.

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March 2020

Tips and Tricks for Saving Your Money

The MoneySaver Podcast with Gordon Stein and Ellen Roseman

Ellen Roseman chats with Gordon Stein about his book The Cashflow Cookbook.  They discuss simple ways to save money and reduce debt without sacrificing lifestyle. They touch on cell phones, clothing, car washes, paying down debt, the idea of wealth, your net worth, saving and investing and many other topics.





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January 2020

Advice-Only Financial Planner puts Clients First by Selling Advice Only, Not Product.

The MoneySaver Podcast with Sandi MartinIn this episode of the MoneySaver Podcast, Ellen Roseman chats with Sandi Martin, Certified Financial Planner, from Springplans.ca about fiduciary duty, advice-only financial planners, and putting the needs of the client before product.




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December 2019

Expert Women's Panel on Women and Investing Part #2

The MoneySaver Podcast Women and InvestingEllen Roseman, Rita Sylvan, Barbara Stewart, Paulette Filion and Judy Paradis discuss the need for women to finance their longer lifespans, the problems women have finding a financial advisor they can trust and the types of products and services that suit women investors, are women risk adverse or risk aware, confidence - perception that they don't have enough money even if they do, and the financial realities of being a woman. Audience Questions and Answer section.


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October 2019

Expert Women's Panel on Women and Investing

The MoneySaver Podcast Women and InvestingIn this episode of the MoneySaver Podcast, Ellen Roseman, Rita Sylvan, Barbara Stewart, Paulette Filion and Judy Paradis discuss the need for women to finance their longer lifespans, the problems women have finding a financial advisor they can trust and the types of products and services that suit women investors, are women risk adverse or risk aware, confidence - perception that they don't have enough money even if they do, the financial realities of being a woman among other topics.

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September 2019

Say Good-bye to Paying High Investment Fees


Dale RobertsIn the 23rd edition of the MoneySaver Podcast, Ellen Roseman chats with Dale Roberts, blogger behind the Cut The Crap Investing!  In this episode we chat about robo-advisors, all-in-one ETF portfolios and Dale gives us his three best money tips that he has found useful in his life.


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June 2019

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) - What You Need to Know

The MoneySaver Podcast with Dan BortolottiIn episode #22 of the MoneySaver Podcast, we chat with Dan Bortolotti, blogger, financial planner and podcast host of the Canadian Couch Potato about exchange traded funds (ETFs), index investing, passive vs active investing and all-in-one ETFs.


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May 2019

A Successful Personal Finance Blogger and His Quest for Freedom 45.

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We chat with Robb Engen, blogger, journalist and consumer advocate.  We talk about how he (along with his mother) co-founded the long-standing blog Boomer and Echo, how he came to be a consumer advocate, how he hopes to reach financial independence by age 45 and he gives his best three financial tips.

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Five Simple Personal Finance Rules with Preet Banerjee

The MoneySaver Podcast and Preet Banerjee


 Ellen Roseman chats with Preet Banerjee, media personality, speaker, author and podcaster about his five personal finance tips that he lays out in his book "Stop Over Thinking Your Money" as well as renting vs. buying, his former career as an advisor and "MoneyGaps." 

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April 2019

Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

The MoneySaver Podcast and Laura Tamblyn Watts

In the 19th edition of The MoneySaver Podcast, we talk to elder law specialist Laura Tamblyn Watts on how to protect seniors from financial abuse, including scams and advice on aging gracefully.


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Sustainable Investing - Investing With Your Values In Mind

The MoneySaver Podcast and Tim Nash



In this episode of The MoneySaver Podcast, Ellen Roseman chats with Tim Nash about sustainable investing for those investors who want to align their investing style with their values.

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