In celebration of national Financial Literacy Month, the fifth annual Canadian Personal Finance Conference (CPFC) returns to the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon in Toronto. It’ll take place on Nov. 19 and 20. Tickets are on sale now!
Organized by co-founder and personal finance blogger Krystal Yee and RateHub.ca’s Kerri-Lynn McAllister, the conference welcomes 150 top financial influencers, brands, startups, journalists, writers, and personal finance enthusiasts from across North America for a two-day event in Toronto. CPFC celebrates financial literacy, banking and FinTech trends, and features established and up-and-coming voices and companies in the financial space. Anyone with a passion for learning about finance is encouraged to come.
This year’s keynote speakers are Preet Banerjee and Bruce Sellery. Preet is a personal finance expert, award-winning blogger, MoneySense contributing editor, and author of Stop Over-thinking Your Money: The Five Simple Rules of Financial Success. Bruce is the bestselling author of Moolala: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things with Their Money (and What You Can Do About It), MoneySense columnist, and Cityline’s personal finance expert.
This year’s first 30 CPFC ticketholders will get an exclusive invite to a Fireside Chat with The Globe and Mail’s Rob Carrick, held at RateHub.ca headquarters on Friday, Nov. 18 to kick off the conference weekend. In this intimate and interactive discussion, participants will be encouraged to ask Rob questions and share in his extensive personal finance knowledge and decades-long career.
Other speakers include Melissa Leong, personal finance columnist for the National Post; Carlie Weinreib, the eight-year-old tax whiz kid; MoneySense senior editor Romana King, who will be on a rent vs. buy panel; Dev Basu, founder and CEO of Powered by Search for a session on search engine optimization (SEO); and psychologist Deborah Nixon who will discuss the psychology of money. Guests and speakers will also have access to an exclusive after-party hosted by Wealthsimple at its headquarters on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Additional speakers and events will be announced shortly.
The Canadian Personal Finance Conference is made possible by platinum sponsors Capital One and EQ Bank. Thank you to our sponsors! Select sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact Jordan Lavin for more information.
Canadian Personal Finance Conference
Bram and Bluma Appel Salon (Toronto Reference Library)
789 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor
Early bird pricing: $149.95 (available until July 31 or while supplies last)
Regular ticket price: $200.00
Buy tickets now!
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