Lease vs Buy Math: the Money with Katie Show

Back in July 2022, I had the opportunity to talk with Katie Gatti from the money with Katie Show, a popular financial podcast for Millennials. We had a great talk and I had a great time while sharing with Katie some thoughts about the difference between Leasing and Financing, when it comes to automobile costs.


About the author

Jorge Diaz is a passionate car lover, winter driver & Software Engineer. For the last 10 years, he has built Online Solutions used by more than 5,000 companies across the globe. He founded LeaseCosts in 2016 with the purpose of simplifying and helping Canadians to better understand the complex market of car leasing in Canada. You can connect with him at

Jorge is also the author of Car Leasing Done Right: A Canadian Guide for Understanding & Optimizing Vehicle Leasing Costs, released on Nov. 5th, 2021. It is available at