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PostedJune 4, 2020
Currently, there is a large gap in the education system around financial literacy for teens, college students, and young professionals. Jay Seabrook, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Enriched Academy joins host Mark Therriault to discuss how he and his team are working to fill that gap.
In this episode, Jay shares his incredible story of entrepreneurship, from being in immense debt, to teaming up with his co-founder, Kevin Cochran, and appearing on Dragons Den. They also discuss his motivation for starting Enriched Academy, how it has developed over time and the importance of financial literacy.
Dragons’ Den (Canadian TV Series)
Enriched Academy’s Free Teen Course
Jay Seabrook is the co-founder and COO of the Enriched Academy, an educational program specifically designed to teach Canadians how to take control over their finances, build wealth and achieve financial success.
Jay and his co-founder took the product on Dragon’s Den shortly after creation in 2012, and today have had 20,000 students go through Enriched Academy annually as part of their College & University education. The course is rated a 9.2 out of 10 (over 72% 10’s) by students completing the course.
Mark is a Financial Advisor and partner of Nicola Wealth — and host of the Investor Education and Why I Built It editions of The Wealth Exchange podcast.
As a member of the Nicola Wealth Planning Team since 2006, Mark has become a trusted advisor to his clients. He prides himself on providing an exceptional client experience while quarterbacking their financial affairs.
Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Finance from the University of Calgary. He went on to secure his CFP designation and also completed the CIM, CSC, the B.C. Life Insurance License.
For his full bio, visit: nicolawealth.local/Our-Team/Mark-Therriault
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