Brianna Harrison


Brianna is a writer from Toronto, Canada, specializing in the personal finance and tech niche. She has been writing, editing, and proofreading for over 5 years as a freelancer, and her writing has been featured in The Globe and Mail. She loves to travel, meet new people, and discover new places. When she’s not writing or travelling, Brianna likes to bake, decorate cakes, and even ran her own custom cake business.

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The Best Low Maintenance Cars in Canada in 2024 

Whether you’re getting your first car or shifting to a budget-friendly option, finding an affordable and reliable car can help ensure dependable transportation and considerably reduce your car upkeep costs.  In this post, I have compiled a list of the best low-maintenance vehicles to trim down the countless options on the market. I will also ... Read more

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The Average Retirement Income for Singles and Couples in Canada

Having a retirement income is crucial in living comfortably and stress-free during your golden years.  In Canada, seniors who live alone have a median income of $33,600 annually, and those living with a partner earn about $74,200 per year.  This article covers the average retirement income in Canada for singles and couples, including the different ... Read more

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Financial Independence vs. Financial Freedom: What’s the Difference?

Ever dreamed of ditching work for a life of your dreams and purpose? It’s not just a fantasy—it’s the heart of financial freedom. But is that the same as financial independence? Let’s explore the differences and discover how each can lead to a life that’s truly yours. Key Takeaways Financial Independence Meaning Financial independence means ... Read more

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The 70 Best Rewards Programs in Canada: A Complete Guide

Loyalty programs reward you for being a devoted customer, giving you the opportunity to earn and redeem points on everyday purchases. Rewards programs are offered with credit card companies, retail stores, travel partners, fast food establishments, and more. If you think of a few of your favourite stores, chances are they have a loyalty program ... Read more

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What is $10 a Day Daycare in Canada and How Does It Work?

Have you ever wondered how families in Canada can access high-quality daycare at an affordable rate? The answer is the $10 a day daycare program. In this guide, we’ll check out its particulars, including the $10 a day rates, costs, and who qualifies for this program.  Keep reading to learn more and how you can ... Read more

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How Much is Life Insurance in Canada? + Factors Affecting the Cost

The decision to get life insurance not only impacts you and your family but also your monthly budget. It’s important to know how much life insurance will cost you in Canada, depending on your age, lifestyle, term, and many other factors.   This article will dive into the cost of term and permanent life insurance per ... Read more

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Is the Temu App Legit: Why Is It So Cheap? 

New online shopping platforms are popping up everywhere, and buying from stores that haven’t been around for long, like Amazon, Alibaba, eBay, or Shein, can be tricky. However, unlike most newly launched platforms, Temu, a China-based shopping app, has gained quite a buzz online due to its heavily discounted items. It is now one of ... Read more

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Air Canada Flight Delay Compensation: What You Need To Know

Have you ever been on a flight that was delayed for hours or even cancelled altogether? It’s frustrating when you need to get somewhere, and your travel plans become completely disrupted.  Fortunately, you are entitled to compensation if your flight is cancelled or delayed for more than 3 hours.  In this article, you’ll learn about ... Read more

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Top 10 Safest Cities to Live in Alberta in 2024

Are you thinking about moving to Alberta? If so, you probably want to ensure it’s a safe place to live.  Good news! Alberta is full of beautiful areas with nice communities. In this article, we’ll tell you about the best place to live in Alberta for families. We will also check out the best small ... Read more

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7-Figure Jobs In Canada: How To Earn A Million Dollars a Year

Key Takeaways Statistics Canada says the average weekly wage rate is $1,200, or about $62,400 annually. Since it is only 6% of a million dollars, earning 7 figures seems unattainable. That said, it is doable! CBC News says that about 4-6% of the population earns 7 figures annually and is expected to grow by more ... Read more

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