032: Investing in Renewable Energy to Help Fight Climate Change + How to Win the Money Game and Stop Sabotaging Your Chances at Building Wealth with Bernard Tan and Krisstina Wise

In this episode of Saving With Steve, host Steve Sexton is joined by Bernard Tan, the CEO of RE Royalties, a growing royalty financing company focused on building a portfolio of long-term, stable, diversified royalties from renewable energy projects, and Krisstina Wise, a real estate mogul, Millionaire Coach, creator of several multi-million dollar businesses, international speaker, and award-winning author of the best-selling book, Falling for Money.

We have been hearing about renewable energy for quite some time now. The big question is, how do you properly invest in it? My first guest, Bernard Tan, is the CEO of RE Royalties, a company that has created a unique royalty financing solution to help renewable energy projects get built faster.

He joins us today to walk us through investing in renewable energy to help fight climate change, financing renewable energy projects through the royalty financing model, and the importance of being purpose-driven in your work and making more money so that you can give back to charity and make a difference for future generations.

Do you wish that you had the financial freedom to live the life you want? The truth is, this is more than possible, but it all starts with establishing a healthy relationship with money. My second guest, Krisstina Wise, is a real estate mogul, millionaire coach, best-selling author, and creator of several multi-million-dollar businesses who now teaches high-income entrepreneurs how to convert business income into personal net worth and passive income.

She joins us today to talk about the one thing that people get wrong with money that unknowingly sabotages any chance of building wealth, how to win the money game, what passive income is and how you can create it, and the five most important money words that no one ever talks about.

As a Chartered Accountant and MBA graduate, Bernard Tan brings 20 years of financial, operational, and professional experience. He has been involved with various public resource and technology companies in the areas of equity and debt financings, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, and regulatory compliance.

Bernard is also the founder and CEO of RE Royalties, a renewable energy financing company focused on partnering with growth-oriented renewable energy companies that provides innovative financing solutions for their renewable energy clients when traditional options aren’t available or suitable.

The company has created a unique royalty financing solution to help renewable energy projects get built faster. They are publicly traded, recently completed a $10 million green bond raise, and just announced a battery storage project they are financing in Australia.

RE Royalties strives to create value for their investors through the acquisition of long-term, recurring royalty streams and high reinvestment of capital to drive growth, combined with strong capital protection and low operating costs.

They're not only working to fight climate change through renewable energy projects, but they are also creating a ripple effect by donating some of the profits to charity. Bernard has allocated 50% of his salary each year to non-profit organizations.

Bernard is the Former Chief Financial Officer of Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI), where he managed diverse teams in the strategic development and execution of new opportunities. He has 10+ years of experience in corporate finance in mining and technology, and is the recipient of Young Mining Leader award from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum.

Krisstina Wise is a real estate mogul, Millionaire Coach, and creator of several multi-million dollar businesses including Goodlife Luxury, The Paperless Agent, and most recently, WealthyWellthy.

She is also an international speaker and the award-winning author of the Amazon Best-Seller Falling for Money: How to Have a Lifetime Love Affair with your Finances, a romance novel for your bank account.

Named one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the country, Krisstina has been featured in USA TODAY, as well as by Apple, Contactually, and Evernote for her creative leadership with emerging technologies.

After nearly losing her life in 2013 and spending almost half a million dollars to get it back, she is changing the world again by inspiring others to build extraordinary wealth and optimal health.

By sharing her extreme successes and abysmal failures, Krisstina reveals the elusive secrets of the uber wealthy (and why health is where to invest first). Through cutting-edge, research-based education, and access to the world’s top wealth strategists and doctors, Krisstina is helping millions each year discover the true path to wealth, health, and happiness.

You can find Krisstina on her WealthyWellthy Life podcast, her free weekly Millionaire Masterclass, and on her website at WealthyWellthy.Life.

If you’re a business owner ready to dive deep and go all in to radically transform your wealth trajectory and your business, be sure to check out Krisstina's Sovereignty Academy, a division of WealthyWellthy, where smart business owners get access to the most innovative ways to grow and scale their business, build wealth, and create a legacy.