Guest: Sean Cooper, Mortgage Broker
This week’s podcast guest Sean Cooper, Mortgage Broker provides insights and advice on mortgage options. He also shares his journey to financial freedom and how he was able to pay down his mortgage in just 3 short years by living frugally, renting out the upstairs of his house and living in the basement. He also goes through his definition of retirement vs. financial freedom and whether or not he will ever fully retire. Finally, Sean shares his advice on paying down your principal residence and any rental properties.
His main message is 2020 has been a tough year, just hang in there. 2021 will be a lot better. If you are feeling down about the current situation, turn off your phone, turn off your computer, limit your news intake and stay positive.
In this episode, you will learn about:
- Sean shares his journey to financial freedom
- Becoming a mortgage broker
- Financial freedom vs. Retirement
- Advice on paying down your mortgages or not
- Mortgage terms and conditions
You might already know Sean Cooper’s mortgage and financial journey by way of his best-selling book Burn Your Mortgage. He is the guy who bought his first house when he was only 27 years old and paid off that mortgage in just 3 years by age 30. He has been able to share his experience and learnings by way of regular appearances on national TV and radio stations including BNN, CBC, CTV, Global and Newstalk 1010. He has also been featured in publications such as the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Financial Post and MoneySense.
Sean is now a licensed mortgage broker so he can help clients at every step of the way from that first meeting to that wonderful day when they burn those mortgage papers.
He also has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. And as you can likely tell, Sean is passionate about helping others with all things money-related, especially the biggest investment of their life – their mortgage.
This episode has been brought to you in part by;
Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages https://streetwisemortgages.com/