Kristy Shen is Canada's youngest retiree. She used to live in one of the most expensive cities in Canada, but instead of drowning in debt, she rejected home ownership. What resulted was a 7-figure portfolio, which has allowed her and her husband to retire at 31 and travel the world.
You can read her musings on her blog www.millennial-revolution.com, which generates 150,000 monthly views and 30,000 monthly readers.
She is publishing a book with Penguin Random House about how to retire early and travel the world in 2019.
Her story has been featured on CBC, the Huffington Post, CNBC, BNN, Business Insider, and Yahoo Finance. To date, it is the most shared story in CBC history and their viral video on CBC's On the Money has garnered 4.5 Million views.