The Wealthy Barber David Chilton Serves Up a Wealth of Financial Knowledge

February 02, 2023 | Diane Amato


David Chilton

David Chilton has sold over five million copies of The Wealthy Barber and The Wealthy Barber Returns, a testament to the powerful advice he offers on how to invest and manage financial affairs. He sits down with Tony Chapman to share his life story and his wealth of knowledge.

In this special edition of Chatter That Matters, taped in front of a live audience, David Chilton talks about how long it took to write The Wealthy Barber and how it wasn’t an overnight success.

It took almost a year for the book to be discovered before it became one of the biggest-selling Canadian books of all time. The book’s success changed David’s path in life — he became a sought-after speaker at conferences worldwide, a venture capitalist, a publisher of cookbooks and one of the most popular Dragons during his time on Dragons’ Den.

The timing for this show couldn’t be better, given the current economy and inflation. One of Tony’s key takeaways from his chat with David is to have a Will, keep it updated, and never let a friend or family member be your executor. Why? You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out.

Chatter That Matters is in the top 1% of most popular podcasts worldwide. Each week Tony Chapman chats with someone who has overcome challenging, often almost insurmountable, circumstances to make things happen. These inspiring stories are about positivity and the possibility to counter the storm of negativity and a growing sense of impossibility. Download Chatter That Matters wherever you get your podcasts.

Diane Amato is a Toronto-based freelance writer who loves to talk about finances, travel and technology.

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