Rubina is a personal finance expert who began working as a journalist in 1999. In 2009 she completed her Canadian Securities Course and now uses her story telling skills with her financial expertise to talk about personal finance every day.
She has worked with CBC Radio, Global Toronto, HOMES Publishing, CTV Newschannel, NEWSTALK 1010, Bell LOCAL and ratesupermarket.ca.
Rubina was the personal finance expert on the CBC Steven and Chris show for four years. She has also had her work featured in The Toronto Star, Bridal Fantasy Magazine, CAA Magazine, FRESH Juice Magazine, Anokhi Magazine, Canadian Running Magazine, Rogers TV. As well she has worked at CP24 and BNN as a business reporter.
As a personal finance expert I know how important security is. You can spend years saving wisely, only to be duped by a savvy fraudster. Read about all of that in the Little Book of Scams provided by the government of Canada. It outlines all the latest ways fraudsters are trying to get their hands on your information.
I've always promoted living a lifestyle that helps you save money. That's why I have embraced the minimalist trend, and I have to say I never knew how much free time I had until I got rid of my old stuff and how much money I would save by living with less.
Where did the summer go? My little girl is off to Junior Kindergarten, and I've been trying to savour every second. The back-to-school shopping ads are a clear indication that fall is around the corner and it also signals the beginning of one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year.
Hands up if you spent more than you wanted to this past holiday. From gifts to entertaining to travel, it's easy to get swept up in the holiday spirit and dole out more cash than you first intended to. Now the credit card bills have started to arrive and you may be wondering where the extra money will come from?