#34 – Leverage

We have had lots of listeners ask us about using leverage to invest. So in this episode, the guys discuss the merits of using leverage and look at life cycle…

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Interview #10 – Jordan Maas from MoneyMaaster.com

Today on the FI Garage the guys speak with Jordan Maas, from Moneymaaster.com. We have a few drinks and discuss dividend investing in Canada. Libations – (1:00) Sookram’s Brewing –…


#29 – REITs

In today’s episode, the guys discuss Real Estate Investment Trusts. If you found this podcast you’re probably familiar with the FIRE movement that has grown in popularity recently. Here at…


#27 – Market Chaos!

The guys discuss how hard it has been to not hit the panic button and buy everything in sight. If you found this podcast you’re probably familiar with the FIRE…

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Interview #9 – Randy Molland from The Reinvestors

Today on the FI Garage The Mechanic and The Accountant speak with Randy Molland, of the Reinvestors. Randy and his partner Steve help people access their home equity and get…


#25 – To Rent or to Buy, that is the Question?

In this episode, the guys consider the age-old question of rent vs. buy, but from an FI perspective. If you found this podcast you’re probably familiar with the FIRE movement…

Sustainable Investing, ETF

The Search for a Socially Responsible ETF Portfolio Continues

During my research for our socially responsible investing podcast, it became clear to me that making a switch from a traditional, FIRE endorsed, index ETFs to a more sustainable portfolio…


#20 – Socially Responsible Investing

In this episode, the guys discuss socially responsible investing. What options do we have in Canada, and what we might want in our portfolio. We’ll sample a few new beers…

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Defense Wins Championships

Defense Wins Championships

We have all heard the saying defense wins championships right? But does this also hold true in the world of personal finance? For this analogy let’s look at it this…

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Book Review – The Simple Path to Wealth

After one of our early podcast recordings, the Mechanic brought out some books from his library for the Accountant and me to borrow. I choose JL Collins’ The Simple Path…

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