The Local Charity’s Success Academy ran a financial literacy workshop led by Mitchell Huynh, personal finance lecturer from University of Toronto on February 6, 2020.

About Mitchell Huynh

Author of Dumb Money

Mitchell, commonly referred to as Mitch, is currently a Professor (sessional lecturer) at the University of Toronto, where he teaches Personal Finance, a course which he created and pitched to the University in 2016.
Aside from his passion of teaching, he is also a director at a wealth management firm, a condo developer, and the host of two financial TV shows, Smart Money on Rogers TV, and Finance My Life on Cogeco TV.
Mitch graduated from his MBA at The Schulich School Of Business in 2014 with a net worth of negative 80 thousand dollars – mainly due to student debt. In just 4 years, he has managed to grow his networth to several million dollars and amassed a real estate portfolio worth well over 10 million dollars in the Toronto area.
His unique financial know how, techniques and formulations have earned him features in the Toronto Star, Maclean’s Magazine, and CPA Canada.

Mitchell Huynh leading Financial Literacy at Kennedy House

At this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • Practical knowledge how to build wealth on the salary of an entry-level job
  • Intro to banks and how to make them work for you
  • Goal setting

Every participant will be paired with a workshop leader to ensure they maximize the benefits from participating in the workshop.
The Local Charity is a registered charity which means there are no costs for youth to attend the workshop, youth should be between the ages of 16 to 26.
Seats are limited, register to secure your spot today!

If you are interested in participating in our upcoming financial literacy program, please email hello [at]