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Top Personal Finance Bloggers in Canada

By Isaac Schweigert | October 13, 2016

If you’re looking to make some improvements to your financial situation, now is a great time to get started. Don’t wait until January to set your New Year’s Resolutions. Start your new year – and new financial habits – right now. And if you need some inspiration, we’ve compiled a list (in no particular order) of awesome Canadian personal finance experts to follow. If you’d like a quicker way to follow these and other financial pros, check out our curated Twitter list.


Top Personal Finance Bloggers in Canada



Boomer&Echo is a mother-son duo writing about personal finance from their unique perspectives. Subscribe to their blog for smart, frank advice on saving and investing.

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Follow Boomer & Echo on Twitter: @BoomerandEcho


Kerry Taylor has been writing about consumer finance since 2008, and is a contributor to The Globe and Mail, MoneySense, and Lifehacker, to name a few.

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Follow Squawkfox on Twitter: @Squawkfox

milliondollarjourneyMillion Dollar Journey

Frugal Trader’s blog documents his progress toward the goal of $1,000,000 net worth by age 35. Even after reaching this goal in June 2014, he continues to provide great financial information for Canadian families.

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Follow Million Dollar Journey on Twitter: @FrugalTrader

spring-personal-financeSpring Personal Finance

Sandi Martin is a recovering banker who has devoted her skills to helping regular Canadians get their finances on track. She was a guest on our webinar about RESPs and co-wrote our Women and Money e-book.

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Follow Sandi and Spring Personal Finance on Twitter: @SandiMartinSPF

youngandthriftyYoung and Thrifty

Kyle Prevost and Justin Bouchard are millennial money experts with the motto: “Friends don’t let friends be financially illiterate.”

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Follow Young and Thrifty on Twitter: @YoungandThrifty

canadian-budget-binderCanadian Budget Binder

I’m always amazed at the sheer volume of valuable information Mr. CBB puts out. Subscribe to his blog to get a steady stream of money-saving budget tips (and delicious recipes) straight to your inbox.

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Follow Canadian Budget Binder on Twitter: @CanadianBudgetB

how-to-save-moneyHow to Save Money

Stephen Weyman’s blog covers everything from credit cards and rewards programs to coupons and travel deals. As the title suggests, his site is devoted to finding ways to save money.

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Follow How to Save Money on Twitter: @HowToSave

jessica-moorhouseJessica Moorhouse

Jessica is a Millennial money blogger, host of the Mo’ Money Podcast, and founder of the Millennial Money Meetup.

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Follow How to Save Money on Twitter: @jessi_moorhouse

cait-flanders-blonde-on-a-budgetCait Flanders

Previously known as Blonde on a Budget, Cait rebranded her blog earlier this year. Check out her posts to read about how she managed a 2-year shopping ban, after paying off her debt.

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Follow Cait Flanders on Twitter: @CaitFlanders

half-bankedHalf Banked

Desirae Odjick is on a quest to bank half of her income. Yes, half.

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Follow Desirae and Half Banked on Twitter: @half_banked

canadianfinanceblogCanadian Finance Blog

Tom Drake’s blog is on a mission to “help you learn how to make money, save money, invest money, and spend money in a way that helps you create lasting financial freedom.” And it does a pretty fantastic job at that.

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Follow Canadian Finance Blog on Twitter: @CanadianFinance

my-own-advisorMy Own Advisor

Documented in the My Own Advisor blog, Mark Seed seeks to “grow our investment portfolio to over $1 million to retire on, outside any pensions from work and outside our paid off home” by age 50.

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Follow Mark and My Own Advisor on Twitter: @MyOwnAdvisor

money-after-graduationMoney After Graduation

Bridget Eastgaard spent the past 5 years “on a mission to make millennials rich.” She has an MBA in Finance and offers a variety of online courses in investing and getting out of debt.

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Follow Bridget and Money After Graduation on Twitter: @beastgaard

give-me-back-my-5-bucksGive Me Back My Five Bucks

Krystal Yee’s blog documents her journey to becoming debt-free, after graduating with student loan and consumer debt.

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Follow Krystal on Twitter: @krystalatwork

money-we-haveMoney We Have

Barry Choi writes about personal finance, with a special emphasis on travel. He also talks about his experience buying a home in the Toronto area.

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Follow Money We Have on Twitter: @BarryChoi


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Isaac Schweigert

Isaac Schweigert

Isaac is a CFA charterholder and is Portfolio Manager and Chief Compliance Officer at ModernAdvisor. He has over 11 years of investment industry experience, including asset allocation, portfolio management, due diligence, compliance and reporting.