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Sandi Martin
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Ex-banker turned fee only financial planner. Curmudgeon. Money nerd. Nerd.
Ex-banker turned fee only financial planner. Curmudgeon. Money nerd. Nerd.

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I was sorry to miss out on this, but trust me: John's the guy to listen to when it comes to rent vs. buy. Listen in on our latest episode of Because Money:

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This episode of #becausemoney has everything: a quiz that Sandi spectacularly loses, a guest that digs into the nitty gritty of communal living, and a fight with a (housing) bear.

Join us and our guest Rob Bancroft if you're at all interested in the idea of living in a community. Highlights include:

-Rob talks about his communal living experience - 12:14
-Housing as a social phenomenon VS an economic term - 15:47
-Creating community when you’re far from home - 23:25
-The cold economics - 25:39
-Communication logistics (how do you make sure people don’t kill each other) - 27:44
-What happens if you own a house communally? - 33:15

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Abraham Byers is an enormously fun guest, and his method - described in his new ebook "Your Magic Number" - is one of the simplest, clearest way of letting yourself spend your own money (if you have it, that is) without messing around with apps, spreadsheets, or jars.

Listen in on the latest episode of #becausemoney

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Apropos of today's CBC story about TD tellers (a familiar experience from my own years in banking), check out our latest Because Money episode, in which we get a little...riled up (there's a bit of mild cussing, FYI). Be sure to check out the resource list at the end of the episode if this topic interests you enough to do some further reading. http://buff.ly/2mduEsC

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This week's episode of Because Money was a fun one...if by "fun" you mean "Chris and Sandi thinking out loud about RRSP loans and the finance industry in general"...and I do! (Don't you?!)

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As promised - episode 8 of #becausemoney, in which we're talking financial change, throwing spaghetti at the wall, and how to get your grandma to coerce you into doing better.

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It's the Season Two Finale, and we're talking (debating? Maybe a little) if and how advertising and brand partnerships should have a place in financial journalism and blogging with +Robb Engen

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In the latest episode of #becausemoney, we're joined by the incomparable +Cait Flanders to talk about minimalism, utility, and car batteries!

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"Next year it’ll be interest rates and Greece, or Chicken and Waffles or whatever comes down the pike"

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BMO SmartFolio, Invisor, and ModernAdvisor have been added to the online investment fee calculator, and we've rolled out a major update: you can now compare fees paid over time!

Many thanks to +John Potato for his invaluable assistance!
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