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> quick facts about kelley


  • Former Financial Professional:  12 years (was in the industry from 1994 - 2006)
  • Sold her practice:  June 2005 (was an investment manager for one of Canada's most international banks and a financial advisor before opening her own wealth management firm in 2000.)
  • Financial literacy advocate: from 2005 - present, Kelley has been on a mission to Make Canadians Feel Good About Money, serves on the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy and is a consumer advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council
  • W Network Host:  Burn My Mortgage, financial host.  Aired in the winter of 2010/2011 - 13 episodes
  • Marilyn Denis Show  personal finance expert since 2012
  • Books written:  9

Protecting You and Your Money; A Guide to Avoiding Identity Theft and Fraud - March 2014

A Canadian's Guide to Money Smart Living - January 2013

THE Money Book. - May 2011

She Inc. (US Edition) - May 2009

She Inc. - November 2008

The Prosperity Factor for Kids (US Edition) - January 2008

The Prosperity Factor for Canadian Kids - April 2007

The Woman's Guide to Money - March 2006

The Prosperity Factor for Women  - March 2005

Mutual Fundamentals II - not yet published

  • Books published:  8
  • Columns/ articles published:  95 + counting
  • Regular features

    Marilyn Denis Show

    CPA Canada Magazine

    CJAD Radio Montreal

    Host, Burn My Mortgage on the W Network

    Globe & Mail - weekly Tuesday contributor for Cash Clash

    AOL's WalletPop Canada - weekly contributor

    CBC Radio Active

  • Speaker for sixteen years lecturing to thousands of women, CIEPS students & financial professionals
  • Lecturer and faculty of CIEPS (the Canadian Initiative of Elder Planning Studies)
  • Elder Planning Counselor (EPC)
  • Favourite cities: Toronto & Washington, DC (other than home town Edmonton)
  • Age: 41
  • Awarded the TIAW (The International Alliance for Women) World of Difference 100 Awards in October of 2009
  • Awarded the Excellence in Financial Literacy Education award, granted by The Institute for Financial Literacy in April, 2013 for The Canadian's Guide to Money-Smart Living and again in April 2014 for Protecting You And Your Money: A Guide to Avoiding Identity Theft & Fraud
  • Nominated for the Global of Woman of Vision award, Rotman’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year award & the YWCA’s Woman of Distinction award
  • Business woman
  • Corporate trainer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Spokesperson PayPal Canada 2009, Costco AMEX True Rewards Card
  • Media:  interviewed by hundreds of radio & TV shows and featured in hundreds of newspapers and magazines. Recently, Kelley was invited to meet with Warner Brothers, CNBC, and auditioned for the position of host with HGTV and the W Network.  Quoted in Oprah's O Magazine in 2009.
  • Past features:  CNBC regular contributor, CBC Radio Active (weekly), Alberta Primetime regular contributor - The Monday Money Panel, CBC Radio - Nationally Syndicated Weekly Financial Columnist, CTV (monthly segment), Sun Media (columnist), Forever Young (columnist) , Canadian Money Saver Magazine (regular contributor), Orb Magazine (COIN columnist) and Real Women on The Run Magazine.