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Caitlin Wood


Caitlin graduated from Dawson College in 2009 and completed her Art History degree from Concordia University in 2013. She started working as a freelance writer for Loans Canada right after University, eventually working her way up to Chief Content Editor. Her work has led to a large expansion of the company’s content department and she manages a staff of talented writers who are passionate about educating Canadian consumers about credit, debt, and all things personal finance. With over five years of experience writing about the personal finance issues that Canadians face on a daily basis, she believes that education and knowledge are the two most important factors in the creation of healthy financial habits. She also believes that openly discussing money and credit, and the responsibilities that come with them can lead to better decisions and a greater sense of financial security. Aside from writing, she also does graphic design and video production. Caitlin has had her work published in many publications, including National Enquirer, Ok Magazine, Star Magazine, and ReboundFinance.com.

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Bryan Daly


Bryan completed the Cinema, Video, and Communications program in Dawson College and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature & Creative Writing from Concordia University. Bryan covers a wide range of topics for Loans Canada, including credit improvement, debt management, and all things related to personal finance. In his spare time, he maintains a passion for editing, writing film and television screenplays, staying fit, and traveling the world in search of the coolest sights our planet has to offer. He aims to pursue the craft of professional writing for many years to come.

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Kale Havervold


After dipping his toes into freelance writing while still enrolled in school, Kale decided to pursue freelance writing as his career after earning his Bachelors degree from the University of Regina. In his six-year career as a professional writer, Kale has focused on writing about finance, technology, cryptocurrency, entertainment, and sports. Kale work has been published on Yahoo, RentHop, the Regina Leader-Post, and ReboundFinance.com. Kale loves to create a wide variety of personal finance-related content. Including everything from how-to guides to featured articles, to advice pieces and everything in between. Whether he’s writing about the newest piece of technology or providing tips to help people with their finances, Kale is passionate about educating Canadian consumers and making sure they have the information they need to make the best decisions.

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Lisa Rennie


Lisa has been working as a freelance writer for more than a decade, creating unique content that helps to educate Canadian consumers. She specializes in personal finance, mortgages, and real estate. For years, she held her real estate license in Toronto, Ontario before giving it up to pursue writing within this realm and related niches. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience in real estate and personal finance with others. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys trying funky new recipes, spending time with her dog, and of course, reveling in the joy of family.

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Veronica Ott


Veronica is a freelance writer who specializes in creating unique and educational personal finance content. She has extensive experience writing blog posts for companies in the financial sector. Veronica's background is in accounting as she graduated from Western University in 2017 with a degree in accounting. She is passionate about using her accounting expertise to help others with their personal finance questions and issues and enjoys using her writing to educate Canadian readers. When Veronica is not writing, she enjoys film, reading, traveling, going to the gym, and listening to music.

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Sean Cooper


Sean Cooper is the bestselling author of the book, Burn Your Mortgage: The Simple, Powerful Path to Financial Freedom for Canadians. He bought his first house when he was only 27 in Toronto and paid off his mortgage in just 3 years by age 30. An in-demand Personal Finance Journalist, Money Coach, and Speaker, his articles and blogs have been featured in publications such as the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Financial Post and MoneySense.

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Shari Talbot


Shari is a Freelance Writer, specializing in personal finance, business blog content and education. She enjoys taking complex information and putting it into a form the average consumer can understand. When she is not working, she homeschools her children, supports her husband in business, and enjoys traveling with her family.

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Cris Ravazzano


Cris graduated from the Computer Science Technology program at John Abbott College in 2009 and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the John Molson School of Business in 2015. He has been working in web technologies and web marketing for over 10 years and has managed Loans Canada's technology and marketing efforts since the company's inception.

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Priyanka Correia


Priyanka is a marketing major who graduated from John Molson School of Business in 2018. She has experience in media outreach and SEO from working at a marketing agency in 2017. She is passionate about marketing and enjoys being creative. Currently, she is working toward completing a certificate in Graphic design and page layout.

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Liz Enriquez


Liz Enriquez is the founder of Ambitious Adulting, an online platform that helps Canadian Millennials save more, make more, and reduce stress about money.

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Margaret Johnson


Margaret H. Johnson ACE, RQIC, is a debt expert and leader in the field of Credit Counselling. A distinguished speaker and author, in addition to becoming a very successful entrepreneur in the financial industry. She is a well-respected community member and is a two-time nominee for Entrepreneur of the Year. Margaret is the President of Solutions Credit Counselling Service Inc. and Women and Money Inc. Her career in the credit industry has spanned 40 years. In 1999 Margaret created Solutions Credit Counselling Service Inc. and Women and Money Inc. to provide Canadians with real access to financial education in addition to credit and debt and restructuring. Her philosophy is simple “It’s not about the money. It’s all about the money”. This progressive attitude has resulted in numerous public speaking engagements. A popular and respected speaker on television programs across the nation, Margaret is sought after regularly by the media to comment on matters of debt and credit as they affect the consumer. Margaret is also the author of a series of books called “Doing it My Way,” titles such as Future and Estate Planning, Budgeting, Weddings, Financial & Personal Goal Setting, and How to Think about Money and Manage Credit. Throughout her career, Margaret has nurtured and maintained relationships with many professional industries and associations in Canada and the USA. She is currently the President of the Canadian Association of Independent Credit Counselling Agencies (CAICCA).

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