Sarita Harbour

Sarita Harbour is a former financial adviser with over a decade of banking experience, and has been writing for American and Canadian audiences for the past three years. Sarita specializes in the personal finance and business sectors.

Her work is featured regularly on Yahoo! Homes, Bob Vila, and Business News Daily, and also appears on sites such as Fox News,Transunion, Equifax Insights for Small Business, and Intuit Small Business Canada.

Sarita graduated from the University of Guelph where she studied Psychology and Computer Science, and she holds the Personal Financial Planning designation from the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Sarita is also a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada.

  1. If you can answer
    Retirement

    6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  2. Curious about the best saving accounts and which ones suit investors?
    Savings

    4 Savings Accounts for Investors

    Curious about the best saving accounts and which ones suit investors?
  3. How to find the best savings account rate.
    Savings

    Find the Best Savings Account Rates

    You know how to spot the highest interest rate, but how do you really get the best deal on savings accounts?
  4. Do you know all the ways cost of living increases can affect your income?
    Personal Finance

    How the Cost of Living Affects Your Income

    Do you know all the ways cost of living increases can affect your income?
  5. Take a closer look at what credit scores in each range mean for your financial future.
    Credit & Loans

    What Do Credit Score Ranges Mean?

    Take a closer look at what credit scores in each range mean for your financial future.
  6. One of the first things to consider when selecting a charity to support is how strongly you feel about the cause.
    Personal Finance

    How to Pick a Charity

    The increasing number of charitable organizations mean the competition is fierce for your charitable dollars. Use these tips to research before donating.
  7. Term

    Housing Choice Voucher Program

    The Housing Choice Voucher Program helps families with very low incomes choose their own affordable, safe and healthy housing.
  8. Here are five ways to help prevent getting a bad credit score that could affect future loan, credit card, or mortgage approvals.
    Credit & Loans

    Millennials: Prevent a Bad Credit Score

    Here are five ways to help prevent getting a bad credit score that could affect future loan, credit card or mortgage approvals.
  9. Here are five common situations where a trust fund makes financial sense.
    Personal Finance

    Surprising Uses for Trust Funds

    Here are five common situations where a trust fund makes financial sense.
  10. Despite rising home prices, some markets still offer solid investment returns for residential landlords, if you know what to look for.
    Home & Auto

    Where Landlords Can Get Over 20% Returns

    Despite rising home prices, some markets still offer solid investment returns for residential landlords, if you know what to look for.
  11. If you're a homeowner with property in a high-risk hurricane area, you need to understand the special details of your hurricane insurance deductible.
    Insurance

    Hurricane Insurance Deductible Fact Sheet

    If you're a homeowner with property in a high-risk hurricane area, you need to understand the special details of your hurricane insurance deductible.
  12. If you're making financial and lifestyle choices based on these retirement myths, you could be missing out on benefits that could give you a better future.
    Retirement

    5 Myths That Could Hurt Your Retirement

    If you're making financial and lifestyle choices based on these retirement myths, you could be missing out on benefits that could give you a better future.
  13. When it comes to the cost of living in retirement, men and women aren't equal after all.
    Retirement

    Retirement Costs: Men vs. Women

    When it comes to the cost of living in retirement, men and women aren't equal after all.
  14. This pre-packaged retirement investment option could be the perfect fit for some investors, and a downfall for others. Which are you?
    Retirement

    Who Actually Benefits From Target Date Funds?

    This pre-packaged retirement investment option could be the perfect fit for some investors and a downfall for others. Which are you?