Stuff I Do
I’m primarily involved in personal finance journalism, financial literacy content creation, and public speaking.
I have previously worked as a programmer/writer creating technical software development tools and documentation for computer scientists, engineers, technology students, and other nerds kinda like me. I am currently taking the Canadian Securities Course (CSC). I have a journalism and computer science background. I am not a financial planner nor do I have certified financial services industry training.
I regularly give keynote speeches, provide financial literacy training sessions, participate in panel discussions, and freelance money stories. My clients include the business media, software companies, law firms, teacher federations, educational institutions, parenting groups, libraries, and local businesses. On Squawkfox.com I run banner advertising and earn affiliate income through Amazon Associates.
I write regularly for the The Globe and Mail (paid) and irregularly create video content (unpaid). I write irregularly for MoneySense magazine (paid) and irregularly create video content (paid). I write irregularly for Today’s Parent magazine (paid). I write irregularly for Chatelaine magazine (paid). I write irregularly for CBC Opinion (paid). I have a journalism background.
I am a biweekly (approximate) contributor to CBC’s On The Money with Peter Armstrong (paid) for personal finance and money-related topics.
I contribute irregularly to The Marilyn Denis Show (unpaid) on CTV for personal finance and consumer advocacy-related topics.
I appear irregularly on Global News, CTV News, CBC News, CityTV News, Business News Network (BNN) (all unpaid) for personal finance and consumer-related topics based on the news cycle.
I have worked irregularly with software company Flipp Corp. (paid) creating videos and speaking publicly on the advantages of digital flyer apps.
I have written blog posts and have created educational videos focused on financial literacy for Tangerine Bank (paid). I have not worked with Tangerine in over 4 years.