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PiggyBank is your Canadian destination to learn more about personal finance – products, services, concepts, opinions – and everything in between.

We’re a passionate group with a keen interest in personal finance and we’re on a mission to present you with unbiased, Canadian specific personal finance information.

Contributing Writers


Adeola is a Chartered Accountant and business finance professional. She is very passionate about financial literacy and education. When she’s not crunching numbers, she loves spending time with.... Read More

Amy Orr is an author, freelance writer and editor, specializing in FinTech and Personal Finance. Starting with several prestigious internships in investment banking and asset management, in 2007 she went on to graduate with an MSc in Finance and Investment from the University... Read More

I have been investing for half a decade, using the perspectives gained from my work experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors to shape my investment outlook. I have a specific interest in the potential of emerging disruptive technologies and their impact on the... Read More

Chandra Philip is a freelance writer and content creator with over 15 years of professional experience. Coming from a journalism background, she’s worked in print, television, and on the web. With a diverse writing background, Chandra has covered everything from... Read More

Charlene Royston has written extensively for the private, public, and non-profit sectors for over ten years. Her experience working with a trust company led to a special interest in personal finance, including mortgages, investments, and retirement options. By simplifying the... Read More

Jack Hauen is a freelance writer and journalist. He has talked to full-time dungeon masters about how they made D&D their full time job, and explained the "crushing sadness" of the downtown Toronto renting experience. His reporting has appeared in Canada's top publications,... Read More

Lindsey is a freelance writer specializing in personal finance and business trends. She has a B.A. in psychology and is currently working towards completing her Canadian Securities Course. When she’s not exploring the relationship between mind and money, Lindsey likes to... Read More

Lisa Lagace is a freelance writer covering the finance and real estate world. Her words can be found in a variety of international publications including NPR, USA Today, Paste Magazine, New Lines and more. She has also contributed locally to Simplii Financial, Zolo,... Read More

Mark is a freelance writer who specializes in covering personal finance topics related to investing, mortgages, credit cards, and more. He is passionate about educating people on how the financial markets work and providing tips to help them better manage their money. Mark... Read More

With a focus on business management and financing, Myles takes a proven approach to financial writing that's structured in a format to engage business owners and individuals struggling with debt and managerial challenges. His proven approach to financial writing has... Read More

Paul Woodland is the dreamer behind the thediyinvestor.ca blog, where he hopes to teach all Canadians how they can become disciplined, self-managed investors. He truly believes anyone can learn to manage their portfolio themself with the proper guidance. He’s been... Read More

Samantha Kohn is a marketing and communications professional and freelance writer with expertise in the financial services, financial technologies and automotive spaces. Sam is an avid dog-lover and former international traveller, and has recently embraced the opportunity... Read More

Sarah Jansen is a passionate cryptocurrency investor, copywriter and marketing professional who has been working in the field since 2017. Sarah graduated from the University of Calgary in Canada with a degree in business, where she quickly found her passion in helping. ... Read More

Sid Mohapatra is an energy trader based out of Toronto working in power and natural gas trading. Prior to working in commodities, Sid worked at a top Canadian bank’s fixed income and derivatives business. He possesses strong fundamentals in asset allocation, global macro... Read More

Tara Al-Khudairi is a freelance personal finance writer who has worked in the financial services industry since 2017. She graduated from McMaster University with a degree in Finance and is pursuing her CFA. She has worked at a major Canadian financial institution in... Read More

Senior Editors


Harshil Dhanky is a financial services professional based out of Toronto, Ontario with extensive experience in the Canadian banking industry across Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver in the capital markets, asset management, and lending sectors. In the past, Harshil has... Read More

Education is my profession, and financial literacy is my passion. I’m so fortunate to do something I love. Those who love what they do, do it better. Every day I get to educate others about economics, money, saving, investing, and personal finance. I teach these skills... Read More

Vishesh Raisinghani is the founder of Sharpe Ascension - a financial content marketing agency based in Toronto. Born in Mumbai, India and graduated from the Manchester Metropolitan University, he has been investing in and writing about stocks since 2011. His investments... Read More

Marketing & Strategy


Bonny Albo has taught entrepreneurship to aspiring entrepreneurs since her teens, where she worked with her provincial government to support the business owners of tomorrow. Since then, she's run NetWriter, a successful marketing and freelancing agency, explored the world... Read More