Sarita Harbour

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. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early
    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. 4 Savings Accounts for Investors
    Savings

    4 Savings Accounts for Investors

    Curious about the best saving accounts and which ones suit investors?
  3. Find the Best Savings Account Rates
    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. How the Cost of Living Affects 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. What Do Credit Score Ranges Mean?
    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. How to Pick a Charity
    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. Housing Choice Voucher Program
    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. Millennials: Prevent a Bad Credit Score
    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. Surprising Uses for Trust Funds
    Personal Finance

    Surprising Uses for Trust Funds

    Here are five common situations where a trust fund makes financial sense.
  10. Where Landlords Can Get Over 20% Returns
    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. Hurricane Insurance Deductible Fact Sheet
    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. 5 Myths That Could Hurt Your Retirement
    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. Retirement Costs: Men vs. Women
    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. Who Actually Benefits From Target Date Funds?
    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?