Financial Literacy Bootcamp for Teens as hosted on May 22, 2024

Enriching Young Minds through Financial Literacy Bootcamp

Are you concerned about the financial future of our youth? You’re not alone. With 55% of Canadians struggling with basic numeracy skills and a significant portion worrying about money daily, the need for comprehensive financial education has never been more critical. Our young ones are stepping into a complex world where managing their finances wisely can make all the difference.

This Financial Literacy Bootcamp is designed to arm the next generation, especially those for between the ages of 13-19. Throughout focused sessions, we aim to bridge the gap and combat financial illiteracy.


What Will Be Covered?

  • Understanding Money Management: Learn how to save, budget, and keep your finances in order.
  • Avoiding Financial Pitfalls: Education on scams, high-interest loans, and how to steer clear of increasing debt.
  • Investing and Growing Your Money: Basics of investing to ensure your money works for you in the long term.
  • Planning for the Future: Tools and strategies to secure a financially stable future.
  • Giving back: How we can give back to our community

Who Should Attend?

This bootcamp is tailored for youth, especially those from lower-income backgrounds, looking to grasp fundamental financial concepts that aren't widely accessible. It’s a step towards building a generation of informed, financially literate individuals.


Before you pay to enroll, remember that if you attended our event in person then you should already have access to this once you've logged in!

Patrick Jones - Course author

Aziz Kaderbhai

Meet the Host

Aziz Kaderbhai, born in Tanzania, my family immigrated to Scarborough, Canada, where I started from scratch. I pursued a career in Supply Chain Management, eventually becoming an executive at one of Canada’s largest telecom companies. Prior to that, I worked in the Middle East as a Consultant with PwC for six years. I've also led Canadian manufacturing businesses in the automotive and pharmaceutical glass sectors. Academically, I hold a Bachelor in Engineering (Industrial), an MBA, and a Master in Supply Chain. With a passion for exploration, I've traveled to 31 countries and counting. Beyond my professional ventures, I'm the founder of MAK Investments, which manages 35 residential units and a 122-unit townhouse complex in the U.S., alongside a private lending business. Additionally, I'm actively involved in philanthropy through the MoreToGive Foundation and collaborate with 5th Degree Academy as a partner.

Patrick Jones - Course author

Mariyah Kaderbhai

Meet the Speakers

Mariyah Kaderbhai, one of the co-founders of MAK Investments, a real estate company specializing in various investment strategies, including adding secondary suites through duplex conversions. Additionally, Mariyah is involved in private lending, generating passive income streams. Recently, she has also launched the MoreToGive Foundation.

Patrick Jones - Course author

Jonathan Benitez

Meet the Speakers

Myuren Chanthirakumar serves as a Senior Valuation Consultant at Avison Young. Myuren leads on the collection and analysis of data to formulate an opinion of the market value of real estate for the purposes of mortgage underwriting, acquisition/disposition, dispute resolution, portfolio analysis and estate purposes. Prior to Avison Young, Myuren supported the national valuation practice at Newmark from 2019 to 2024. Prior to joining Newmark, Myuren began his career in the commercial real estate industry at Cushman & Wakefield, where he served on the Portfolio Administration team within Global Occupier Services. He was responsible for providing accurate data and timely insight into the client’s real estate holdings and leases, which allowed management to confidently build strategy and make informed decisions.

Myuren’s exposure and network in various Ontario real estate groups has allowed him to provide his valuation expertise and consultation to small, medium and institutional investors specializing in the Multifamily asset class. Myuren supports the business development and client relations and has led the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals. In addition to specializing in multifamily, he has assisted the valuation and due diligence assignments on various asset classes including Land, Office, Retail, Mixed Use, Industrial and Hospitality in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Patrick Jones - Course author

Insiyah Panju

Meet the Speakers
Insiyah Panju is a realtor, co-founder of PRAGMA Incorporated, and youth empowerment coach. A former high school educator and mathematics department head, Insiyah continues to be passionate about helping students thrive in all areas of life. She blends her experience in math, business, and education to provide students with essential tools to unleash their inner potential.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Danielle Chiasson

Danielle Chiasson is a serial entrepreneur known for her work in the field of real estate investing in residential redevelopment and rental housing. Focused in Ontario, her many projects have ranged in scope from light clean-ups to full renovations, as well as legal duplex, triplex conversions, and multi-unit flips. She works as a general contractor managing various trades & staff, while managing her organization. She fills her days operating multiple businesses, underwriting properties, balancing finances, managing rental properties, and endlessly educating herself and others. She is also a member and contributor of several real estate education organizations. Danielle is passionate about business and real estate, and shares her experience and knowledge with other investors through speaking engagements and various online platforms, and is very excited about re-launching Strategic Success Consulting.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Kory MacKinnon

A former Corporate Trainer, Kory found his passion for real estate investing in his late teens after reading David Chilton’s book The Wealthy Barber.  However, lack of knowledge, systems and trusted mentors kept him from pulling the trigger on his first property until he was 30 years of age.

As the saying goes, the seed was planted and from that day forward, Kory used two decades of business experience to turn his lucrative real estate side hustle into early retirement.