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  • Ep.13 Ellen Roseman

    This week, John sits down with Ellen Roseman, a lifelong consumer advocate who has had stints as a personal finance columnist for the Toronto Star, FAIR Board member and co-host of the Canadian MoneySaver podcast.
  • Ep.12 Kevin Prins

    Kevin Prins is a Senior Executive at BMO ETFs. He joins John this week to talk about how ETFs can be used by STANDUP Advisors to obtain more precise and cost-effective portfolio solutions for investors.
  • Ep.11 Pat Dunwoody

    Pat Dunwoody is the Executive Director of the Canadian Exchange Traded Fund Association (CETFA). Listen in to learn about the exponential growth of ETFs in Canada.
  • Ep.10 Laura Tamblyn-Watts

    As CEO of CanAge, Laura Tamblyn-Watts is a leading voice for Canadian seniors. Her insights into the challenges seniors face make for some intriguing food for thought.
  • Ep.9 Kelly Keehn

    Kelley Keehn is a mainstay for personal finance education and awareness in Canada. She’s a regular guest on Global TV’s Morning Show, BNN and the Marilyn Dennis Show. She joins me this week to discuss her mission of helping people become more financially literate.
  • Ep.8 Ted Cadsby

    Ted Cadsby is the author of four major books about decision-making and a sought-after thought leader and Board member. His interesting views on how people make decisions are worth considering.
  • Ep.7 Som Seif

    My guest this week is Som Seif, CEO of Purpose Investments. Som and I discussed some of the history behind the rise of ETFs in Canada and discussed the hidden risks associated with unexpected longevity.
  • Ep.6 Rodrigo Gordillo

    Our guest this week is Rodrigo Gordillo, who is the Managing Partner at Resolve Asset Management. He’s an out of the box thinker who has a unique perspective on risk, asset allocation, and portfolio construction dogma.
  • Ep.5 Tim Huver

    Tim Huver is a senior Canadian executive at Vanguard, is one of the world’s leading asset management firms. Hear Tim’s takes on product costs, client expectations, the framing of value propositions, and more.
  • Ep.4 Michelle Shriver

    Michelle Schriver is this week’s guest. She’s a senior journalist with Newcom Media, the people who publish both Investment Executive & Advisor’s Edge – two premier publications in the wealth management space. As a result of her unique position as a person who writes expressly for financial professionals, Michelle’s perspective on the industry is delightful. She values the tole of advisors, but is simultaneously mindful of their limitations. For once, the interviewer gets to be the interviewee.
  • Ep.3 David lewis

    David Lewis is a renowned behavioural economics expert and industry consultant. John asks him about common financial industry biases and how our attitudes sometimes get the best of us. Did you know people feel the pain of loss twice as acutely as the joy of a gain? Have you ever heard of Ignaz Semmelweis?
  • Ep. 2 - Rev. Michael Coren

    Michael Coren, is a prominent Christian writer, media personality and thought leader. In the holiday-themed episode, John and Michael delve into questions of proper professionalism, ethical disclosure and some of the bigger challenges the world faces as we come to terms with making do with less.
  • Ep. 1 - Prasad Ramani

    In the pilot episode of Bullshift, John speaks with Prasad Ramani, CEO of Syntoniq, a software company that helps people probe their financial biases and behaviours. They touch on how being biased is a bi-product of being human and how people are often better able to see biases in others than in themselves.