Shannon Lee Simmons a certified financial planner, media personality and speaker teaching the New School of Finance in a grassroots way. She helps everyday people survive the new economic climate through personal finance, barter, financial workshops and small business advice!
Two years ago, she quit her high rolling Bay Street Job and launched the Barter Babes Project – a year long project where she gave financial advice to 310 women for a bartered good or service instead of cash. She wanted to make financial advice not only accessible, but fun!
Shannon is all about keeping financial advice AFFORDABLE!
Favourite Toronto Hang Out:
Trinity Bellwoods, hands down.
Torontonian You Admire:
There are so many, but I have to say Heather Payne – Founder of Ladies Learning Code. She’s a kick-ass entrepreneur.
Favourite Local Music:
Still love every Broken Social Scene album
Best Coffee in the City:
Luna Cafe – best tea too!
Anything else you’d like to share?:
I love brunch and the best eggs benny in TO is at Emma’s Country Kitchen…. I heart brunch.