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Join money guru Melissa Leong as she guides you through Money Moves - a six-episode podcast journey to financial empowerment. You'll hear from industry experts as they discuss investing do's and don'ts, delving into concepts that will leave you with the feeling that investing your money is really about investing in yourself.

Episode 1: Getting Started

On the first episode of Money Moves, we hear from Melissa’s dad about his shoebox saving strategy for his kids. Melissa gets candid with fellow personal finance podcaster and money expert Bruce Sellery about lessons learned. Melissa shares her takeaways for things to know when getting started on your investing journey.

Episode 2: How to Think Like an Analyst

We hear the story of how Anne Koyama got into investing and used those investments to start her own business, Koyama Press. Plus, we speak to John Bai, the President and CEO of RBC’s Direct Investing to learn how the pros do it. Melissa provides the key takeaways based on these conversations that the everyday investor can use.

Episode 3: How to Be Ok with Risk

Most people are inherently risk averse, but all investing involves an element of risk. So how do you balance the two? Melissa shares stories about her risk tolerance and we hear from her husband about his introduction into the stock market at 17. Plus, Melissa talks with Stu Kedwell of RBC’s global asset management about building investor resilience.

Episode 4: What’s a Responsible Investment, Anyway?

Can money have morals? When it comes to investing in companies, who decides what’s right and wrong with business practices and standards? If you want your money to be an extension of your values, this episode is for you. Melissa speaks with Melanie Adams, RBC’s head of the corporate governance and responsible investment team to better understand ethics and investing.

Episode 5: How is Technology Changing How We Invest?

Technology is transforming every corner of our lives – and that includes its impact on our money. In this episode, we delve into how technology is affecting the way we invest. Melissa chats with fellow personal finance podcaster Jessica Moorhouse, plus we hear from several industry experts about how they think tech will change investing in the next five years.

Episode 6: What Are the Habits for Long-term Success?

Making improvements in life is all about habits. So how do we make good ones for long-term investing success? In the last episode of Money Moves, Melissa asks RBC’s Rajan Bansi for his tips to keep you on track for your financial goals.

This content was produced by the Globe Content Studio in partnership with RBC.