Meet our Writers

Photograph of Elamin Abdelmahmoud Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Elamin Abdelmahmoud is a journalist and writer living in Toronto. 

Photograph of Stacy Lee Kong Stacy Lee Kong

Stacy Lee Kong is a writer and editor in Toronto.

Photograph of Sadaf Ahsan Sadaf Ahsan

Sadaf Ahsan is a culture writer and editor in Toronto.

Photograph of John Shmuel John Shmuel

John is the Managing Editor for LowestRates.ca. He was formerly a long-time reporter at the Financial Post. Email: john@lowestrates.ca

Photograph of Nicole Ballantyne-Choo Nicole Ballantyne-Choo

Nicole is the Junior Customer Experience Specialist & Office Manager at LowestRates.ca with a degree from Western University. Reach her at nicole@lowestrates.ca.

Photograph of Lisa Coxon Lisa Coxon

Lisa is a Writer for LowestRates.ca. Her work has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Toronto Life and TVO. Email: lisa@lowestrates.ca.

Photograph of Jessica Mach Jessica Mach

Jessica is a freelance writer. She was formerly a reporter at realscreen. Email: jessica@lowestrates.ca. 

Photograph of Anne T. Donahue Anne T. Donahue

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

Photograph of Dominic Licorish Dominic Licorish

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

Photograph of Anna Fitzpatrick Anna Fitzpatrick

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

Photograph of Larissa Fleurette Ho Larissa Fleurette Ho

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

Photograph of Hadiya Roderique Hadiya Roderique

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

Photograph of Jessica Moorhouse Jessica Moorhouse

Jessica Moorhouse is a millennial money expert.

Photograph of Barry Choi Barry Choi

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

Photograph of Luc Rinaldi Luc Rinaldi

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

Photograph of Craig Sebastiano Craig Sebastiano

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

Photograph of Janine Rogan Janine Rogan

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

Photograph of Caleigh Alleyne Caleigh Alleyne

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

Photograph of Renee Sylvestre-Williams Renee Sylvestre-Williams

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

Photograph of Sinead Mulhern Sinead Mulhern

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

Photograph of Jonathan Ratner Jonathan Ratner

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

Photograph of Mike Winters Mike Winters

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

Photograph of Sean Cooper Sean Cooper

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

Photograph of Desirae Odjick Desirae Odjick

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

Photograph of Danielle Kubes Danielle Kubes

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

Photograph of Josh McConnell Josh McConnell

Josh is a leading Canadian technology and business reporter.

Photograph of Octavia Ramirez Octavia Ramirez

Octavia is a personal finance and entrepreneurship writer from Toronto.

Photograph of Maureen Genore Maureen Genore

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

Photograph of Rebecca Lee Rebecca Lee

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

Photograph of Vicki Boyd Vicki Boyd

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

Photograph of Craig Amos Craig Amos

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

Photograph of Max Berger Max Berger

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

Photograph of Justin Leung Justin Leung

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

Photograph of LowestRates.ca Staff LowestRates.ca Staff

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

Photograph of Alexandra Bosanac Alexandra Bosanac

Alexandra is our Core Content Editor. Her reporting has appeared in the Toronto Star and the CBC. Email: alexandra@lowestrates.ca.

Photograph of Jennifer Juneau Jennifer Juneau

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

Photograph of Joe Barbieri Joe Barbieri

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

Photograph of Vin Heney Vin Heney

Vin is a writer for LowestRates.ca

Photograph of Kyle Prevost Kyle Prevost

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