Articles by Matthew Jaekel

Education is my profession, and financial literacy is my passion. I’m so fortunate to do something I love. Those who love what they do, do it better.

Every day I get to educate others about economics, money, saving, investing, and personal finance. I teach these skills in a fun and engaging way. Unfortunately, these skills are not covered enough in classrooms, especially if you don't take business courses. If they are, they are boring, from a textbook, and unrelatable.

I’ve been lucky enough to create resources that have been viewed by tens of thousands, written curriculum for some of the largest educational organizations, and taught students spanning from Harvard University to developing nations.

I worked in the wealth management industry before pursuing my passion for education. I’ve written financial exams like the CFA, and I’ve worked on portfolios with investment advisors.

My resource - "The Realistic Affordability Budget", was included in The Globe and Mail. The article trended on Apple News and has been translated into six languages!