029: How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors and Robo Advisors | Ed Rempel

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On this episode, financial planner Ed Rempel tells us how to easily outperform investment and robo advisors. (Hint: it’s simpler and easier than you think—no tricks or secrets required!)

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028: Smith Manoeuvre Case Study and Q&A | Robinson Smith

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In today’s episode, Ryan and Chrissy go in-depth with the Smith Manoeuvre—with none other than Robinson Smith. Listen in as Robinson tells Ryan how much investment growth he’s missed out on, and answers questions from you, our listeners!

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025: FI School Lesson 2 | Frugality and Saving

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In this lesson, Ryan and Chrissy discuss the low-hanging fruits of FI—frugality and saving. We define frugality, what it means to us, and how you can implement it in your own FI journey. We’ll also share our favourite frugality content and give updates on the goals we shared in the intro episode of FI School.

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024: The Fringe Path to FIRE | Fringe Doc

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In this week’s episode, Chrissy and Money Mechanic talk to the Fringe Doc about his atypical life choices and how they’ve benefited his medical career and FIRE journey. We discuss the medical officer training program, what it’s really like to work in a prison, and more!

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022: FI School Lesson 1 | FI 101

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FI School’s in session again! In this episode, Ryan and Chrissy give an overview of FI: what it is, what it isn’t, and why you might want to consider pursuing it. We’ll also discuss our whys of FI and bust a few FI myths (one of Chrissy’s favourite things to do!) Listen in to get the 101 on FI!

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021: Online Meetup | Getting Your Spouse on Board With FIRE

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Listen in as Ryan, Archie, Kyle, and Ali discuss how they got their spouses on board with FIRE. Learn what NOT to do, and how the FIRE Persuasion Checklist can help you have a successful FIRE conversation with your spouse!

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020: Mortgage vs. Investing | Maria from Handful of Thoughts

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In this episode of Explore FI Canada, Ryan and Chrissy debate the merits of paying down your mortgage vs. investing. Our guest, Maria from Handful of Thoughts, is an experienced homeowner and real estate investor from Edmonton.

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018: The Physician Path to FI | Dr. FIREfly

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In this episode, Money Mechanic and Chrissy interview Dr. FIREfly, a Canadian trainee doctor. We discuss Canadian student loans, lifestyle creep, and much more. It’s a revealing look into the life of a young doctor and how pursuing FI has influenced her career and life choices.

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