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Investing Basics is dedicated to empowering every Canadian to take control of their finances. We’re building a library of free investing articles crafted by personal finance experts so you can get to grips with the basics of investing. This is an initiative brought to you by Wealthsimple.

Our exceptional editorial team manages the articles on our site. They work on every article you read to ensure the information is helpful, accurate and easy to understand.

The Editorial Team

Bryan Borzykowski


Bryan Borzykowski is a business writer and editor focusing on investing, personal finance and small business. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Globe and Mail, Washington Post, CNBC, BBC, CNNMoney, Wired, National Post, MoneySense and Maclean’s. Bryan’s co-authored three personal finance books and appears weekly on CTV News Channel. He’s also the founder and editorial director of ALLCAPS Content, an agency that helps companies and publishers create content strategies, articles, podcasts, videos, op-eds and speeches.

Jane Switzer


Jane Switzer is a Toronto-based personal finance writer and editor. Driven by her interest in financial journalism, she completed the Canadian Securities Course and has covered topics including saving, debt, credit scores and investing for websites like Ratehub. Her work has appeared in several publications such as the National Post, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Maclean’s.

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