Sean Cooper: “Burn Your Mortgage” Author, Personal Finance Expert, and Speaker

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Sean’s personal journey to financial freedom is a brave and inspiring one… Burn Your Mortgage offers practical, clear and useful insights to help people of all walks of life live healthier financial lives. I am convinced that Burn Your Mortgage is set to be a pivotal guidebook to achieving financial freedom.Peter Aceto, President and CEO, Tangerine

Most [mortgage] advice comes from banks, mortgage brokers, real estate agents, lawyers and home inspectors. Not exactly objective… Sean Cooper uses his experience as home buyer, mortgage burner, landlord and freelance writer to guide others through steps to come out ahead in the real estate game.Ellen Roseman, Toronto Star columnist, University of Toronto continuing education instructor and Canadian MoneySaver contributor.

Cooper covers all the bases and shows how the foundation of financial independence is still a paid-for home.Jonathan Chevreau, co-author of Victory Lap Retirement, columnist for the Financial Post and MoneySense, and founder of the Financial Independence Hub

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Mortgage-Burning Expert

Personal Finance Journalist, Speaker, Author of Burn Your Mortgage


Sean Cooper bought his first house when he was just 27 and paid off his mortgage at 30. An in-demand personal finance journalist, consultant and speaker, his articles have been featured in publications such as the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Financial Post, MoneySense and Tangerine’s Forward Thinking blog. He makes regular appearances on national radio and television shows to discuss personal finance, real estate, mortgages, pensions, and retirement planning. He lives debt-free in Toronto.

Sean is a money coach, specializing in mortgage-burning. He provides simple, yet practical advice on buying your dream home and paying it off in 10 years or less without sacrificing the things you love. You can find out more about his money coaching services and hire him here.

Sean is available for hire at industry rates. His writing is both engaging and professional, and he ensures that all content is written with a fresh perspective and by his client’s deadline. You can read more about his qualifications and find out how to contact or hire him here.

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Sean’s Recent Blog Posts

Saving Up for Your Down Payment? Battle of the Tax-Sheltered Accounts: RRSP vs. TFSA RRSPs are better for first-time homebuyers, while TFSAs are better for everyone else. Congrats, you’ve made the wise decision of buying a home. Purchasing real estate…
Is a Budget a Waste of Time? By budgeting and tracking your spending, you’ll be more likely to achieve your goals. Do you find that you’re always strapped for cash? I’m willing to…
Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet with Goal Setting By setting goals, I was able to burn my mortgage in 3 years by 30. New Year’s, it’s a time of celebration and reflection. Celebration for…
Why B.C.’s New Program May Not Be Such a Win For First-Time Homebuyers B.C. new mortgage program means more debt for property virgins. To help keep housing affordable in the province, the B.C. government is offering an interest-free loan…

Sean Cooper is the author of the upcoming book, Burn Your Mortgage: The Simple, Powerful Path to Financial Freedom for Canadians, available for pre-order now on Amazon and in bookstores March 1, 2017.