About MoneyMinded

MoneyMinded is LowestRates.ca's personal finance blog launched in 2017. Our team is made up of veteran journalists who have formerly reported for a variety of trusted publications in Canada, including the Toronto Star, National Post and Canadian Business.

MoneyMinded's mission is to give you unbiased information to help you make better financial decisions. Every week, MoneyMinded brings you the top voices in personal finance. From in-depth reporting about financial products to useful how-to guides, we're here to help you be smarter with your money. If you have questions or feedback, be sure to reach out to us via email.


Elamin Abdelmahmoud is a journalist and writer living in Toronto. 

Dominic is a freelance writer for LowestRates.ca. When he's not working, he spends his time writing movies.

Anne is an author whose work regularly appears on websites and newspapers like the Globe & Mail, Marie-Claire and Glamour.

Anna Fitzpatrick is a freelance writer and children's book author.

Caleigh Alleyne is a lifestyle and travel journalist based in Toronto.

Luc Rinaldi is a journalist from Toronto. He’s currently senior editor of Pivot magazine.

Craig Sebastiano writes about personal finance, real estate, mortgages, and investing.

Hadiya Roderique is a lawyer, researcher, and broadcast commentator.

Jessica Moorhouse is a millennial money expert.

Sinead writes about health, fitness, travel and personal finance.

Renee is a reporter who has written for the Globe and Mail, Flare, Canadian Living and Canadian Business.

Barry is a personal finance and travel expert based in Toronto who makes frequent media appearances.

Larissa is a writer and editor living in Vancouver, B.C.

Janine is a personal finance writer, speaker and tax specialist from Calgary.

Octavia is a personal finance and entrepreneurship writer from Toronto.

Mike is a freelance journalist from Edmonton that currently lives in Toronto.

Sean is the bestselling author of the book, Burn Your Mortgage.

Desirae is a marketer by day, personal finance blogger and freelance writer by night.

Josh is a leading Canadian technology and business reporter.

Danielle reports on the world of millennial personal finance, detailing the financial adventures of her generation.

Jonathan is a freelance writer with nearly two decades of experience writing about finance. 

Rebecca is a freelance writer. When she’s not in front of her Mac, find her shamelessly adding books to her must-reads pile.

Maureen (more frequently referred to as Moe) is one of our freelance writers. She's an avid runner, wannabe chef, and coffee addict.

Vicki is a book lover whose "must-read" list has grown to well over 200 titles. 

Craig has been flooding the internet with words for nearly a decade.

Max wears many hats when he writes, though he isn't much of a 'hat guy' in real life.

Justin is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.

The LowestRates.ca writing team focuses on telling original stories.

Joe has worked in the financial services sector for over 15 years.

Jennifer is a registered nurse in Canada and works as a freelance writer. 

Vin is a writer for LowestRates.ca

We love to save you money on personal finance products, but if there’s anyone who loves it more than us, it’s The Glint.

Kyle is a business teacher by day and personal finance blogger by night.