Are you a financial services company looking for an experienced writer to create engaging and informative financial content for your blog or website?
I work with my clients to create blogs, articles, quizzes, infographics and videos. The topics I’ve covered range from youth and money, to death and taxes, and everything in between! I am a regular contributor to Tangerine’s Forward Thinking Blog and I’ve also written for clients including TD, CIBC, RBC, Kawartha Credit Union, Intuit and the Ontario Securities Commission.
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Recent Articles for Tangerine’s Forward Thinking Blog
Financial Habits for the “New Normal”
“We’re living in unprecedented times. Restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have had a serious impact on economic activity.
Although these events have presented many challenges for Canadians, without this pause, we probably would’ve been continuing to do things the way we always have, mostly out of habit.
Instead, we’ve been forced to do things differently. Why not take this time to reflect on old habits and replace those that no longer serve you with new ones?”
Steps for Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis
“Household cash flow is a simple calculation: all amounts coming in less all amounts going out. However, the sudden and devastating impact of COVID-19 on the economy may have drastically altered the income side of this equation.”
Raising Money-Smart Kids in a Digital World
“Raising money-smart kids has never been easy, but it can be particularly challenging in today’s digital world. The use of cash is disappearing, spending is frictionless, and fraud and scams are constant threats. As parents, how can you prepare your kids to be good money managers?”
Tax Brackets & How They Determine How Much Tax You Pay
“In Canada, we have a progressive income tax system with graduated tax rates, which means that the more income you earn, the more tax you pay. Tax is calculated using a system of tax brackets, essentially ranges of taxable income, with different tax rates associated with each range that get progressively higher…”
What Happens to Your Debts When You Die?
“Canadian households lead the world when it comes to debt. According to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Canadian household debt, expressed as a percentage of the size of the economy, is the highest in the world, at over 100%. But since you won’t live forever, what happens to your debts when you die?”
Simple Checklist to Make Filing Your Taxes Easier
“You have to file a tax return if you either owe tax, or you’re owed a refund for overpaid taxes, Canada Pension Plan or Employment Insurance. So use this checklist to help make filing your taxes as efficient and painless as possible.”
8 Tips for Combining Love and Money
“When you’re in a serious relationship, and you have different attitudes toward money and dierent financial priorities than your partner, it can cause discord and strain in your relationship.”
Money Tips for Teens (15-17 year olds)
“Learning to manage money is an important step to becoming a financially responsible and independent young adult. Take a look at this infographic to find out how good money habits can help you stay on track and reach your financial goals.”
What Robin’s Clients Say:
Senior Writer at the Ontario Securities Commission
“Robin has a knack for providing relevant and well-written financial content on time and often right on target from the first draft. She also responds very positively to feedback, ensuring the final piece meets or beats my expectations.”
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Robin as the editor of Tangerine’s Forward Thinking blog. She provides high quality work and participates fully in the editing process. She really is an expert in her field, both in the area of talking to your kids about money and personal income tax — and I highly recommend her.”
Senior Manager, Content Marketing at Tangerine
“Robin has been a contributor to Tangerine’s Forward Thinking blog since its launch in 2014. Collaborating with Robin is easy as she’s open to try new approaches and is definitely a subject matter expert who we can always count on to deliver high quality content. The articles, videos, quizzes and infographics we’ve worked on together, explore several facets of personal finance and have established Robin as a familiar and respected voice on our Forward Thinking blog.”