University of Guelph


  • Former financial adviser with 10+ years of experience in personal and business banking at one of Canada's big five banks
  • 8+ years as a freelance business and finance writer working with some of North America's most well-known financial institutions and insurance companies
  • Digital publications and clients include Discover, American Express, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, BMO, TIME/Money, Forbes, The Hartford, Capital One, BNYMellon, Spark, ADP, Equifax, Staples, MetLife, and Aviva


Sarita Harbour is a former financial adviser with over a decade of experience helping clients manage their personal finances, including financial planning, credit consolidation, and retirement goals. For the past eight years, she has worked as a freelance digital journalist, blogger, and copywriter specializing in business, personal finance, and real estate. Sarita runs her business, Harbour Content Development Inc., from her off-grid home in Canada's subarctic.


Sarita earned her Bachelor of Arts with honors in psychology and computer science from the University of Guelph.

Quote from Sarita Harbour

"One of my favorite things about being a financial adviser was teaching clients the basics of good personal finance. I believe that good money management should be a part of our ongoing education, and I love sharing my knowledge with others as a freelance business and finance writer."