Top Online Influencers in Canadian Finance

By Jay Palter

The internet and social networks have become the first stop for many people seeking out information about personal finance, planning and investments – money matters, in general.

In this post, we have compiled a list of top influencers, both individuals and publications/organizations, who are regularly consulted on financial issues in Canada. If you’re looking for a solid reading list on personal finance issues specifically for Canadians, this list is a great place to start.

RankImageTwitterNameWebsite
1@JonChevreauJonathan ChevreauFindependencehub.com
2@rcarrickRob Carrickrobcarrick.com
3@CanadianFinanceTom Drakecanadianfinanceblog.com
4@MoneySenseMoneySensemoneysense.ca
5@ellenrosemanEllen Rosemanellenroseman.com
6@BoomerandEchoBoomer and Echoboomerandecho.com
7@preetbanerjeePreet Banerjeepreetbanerjee.com
8@squawkfoxKerry K. Taylorsquawkfox.com
9@youngandthriftyyoungandthriftyyoungandthrifty.ca
10@globemoneyGlobe Moneytheglobeandmail.com
11@GailVazOxladeGail Vaz-Oxladegailvazoxlade.com
12@CdnCouchPotatoDan Bortolotticanadiancouchpotato.com
13@jimyihJim Yihretirehappy.ca
14@krystalatworkKrystal Yeegivemebackmyfivebucks.com
15@financialpostFinancial Postbusiness.financialpost.com
16@jessi_moorhouseJessica Moorhousejessicamoorhouse.com
17@FrugalTraderMillionDollarJourneymilliondollarjourney.com
18@bigcajunmanBig Cajun Man (aw)canajunfinances.com
19@myownadvisorMark Seedmyownadvisor.ca
20@caitflandersCait Flanderscaitflanders.com
21@AdamMayers_pfAdam Mayersthestar.com
22@bruceselleryBruce Sellerymoolala.ca
23@wealthy_barberDavid Chiltonwealthybarber.com
24@barrychoiBarry Choimoneywehave.com
25@bankofcanadaBank of Canadabankofcanada.ca
26@moneyaftergradBridget Caseymoneyaftergraduation.com
27@globeinvestorGlobe Investortheglobeandmail.com/globe-investor
28@cdnbizCanadian Businesscanadianbusiness.com
29@FinanceCanadaFinanceCanadafin.gc.ca/fin-eng.asp
30@globebusinessReport on Businesstheglobeandmail.com/report-on-business
31@SeanCooperWriteSean Cooperseancooperwriter.com
32@smarter_moneyGetSmarterAboutMoneygetsmarteraboutmoney.ca
33@HowToSaveStephen Weymanhowtosavemoney.ca
34@TangerineBankTangerinetangerine.ca
35@BNNBusinessNewsNetworkbnn.ca
36@ratehubRateHub.caratehub.ca
37@commoncentsmomHollie Pollardcommoncentsmom.com
38@AmandaLangAmanda Lang
39@half_bankedDesirae Odjickhalfbanked.com
40@lisleongMelissa Leongmelissawleong.wordpress.com
41@PattieCTVPattie Lovett-Reidctvnews.ca
42@RomaLuciwRoma Luciwtheglobeandmail.com/authors/roma-luciw
43@CanadianBudgetBCanadianBudgetBindercanadianbudgetbinder.com
44@AlwaysSaveMoneyRubina Ahmed-Haqalwayssavemoney.com
45@bborzykoBryan Borzykowskilinkedin.com/in/bborzyko
46@advisorcaAdvisor.caadvisor.ca
47@TD_CanadaTD (Canada)facebook.com/TDCanada
48@JanineRoganJanine Rogan, CPAjaninerogan.com
49@WealthsimpleWealthsimplewealthsimple.com
50@YahooFinanceCAYahoo Canada Financeca.finance.yahoo.com

Notes on ranking methodology

Influencers are identified based on a social analytics tool called Little Bird and ordered by their proprietary “insider score”. For more information about this evaluation methodology, contact the author.