SHANNON LEE SIMMONS is a certified financial planner, chartered investment manager, life coach and speaker, and the founder of the award-winning New School of Finance. The author of Worry-Free Money and Living Debt-Free, she was named one of Canada’s Top 30 Under 30 by Flare and has won the Notable Award for Best in Finance. Simmons writes a monthly personal finance column for the Globe and Mail. She is also the personal finance expert on CBC’s On the Money and appears regularly on TVO’s The Agenda and CBC Radio’s Metro Morning. Shannon Lee Simmons lives in Toronto with her husband and their new baby.