Janine Fracchioni

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Janine is a freelance writer with more than 15 years of experience as a corporate communicator for Canadian blue-chip companies. Janine has been a staff writer with Golden Girl Finance since its inception.

How to Outsource Your Life

Ready or not, you’re going to be caught. Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, Christmakkuhwanza, New Years… every year the holiday season arrives, and you’re swamped with...

Merry Money— Don’t be Fooled by Retailers’ Tricks

A long, long time ago, in 2012 to be precise, The New York Times shared a story about a Minneapolis father who was going...

First Mover Advantage: Why Early Risers Succeed

Was Benjamin Franklin right when he wrote, “the early morning has gold in its mouth”? Malcolm Gladwell certainly thought so when he wrote in...

Club Sandwich Generation? 5 Tips

The number of grandparents is spiraling out of control. The Vanier Institute, who tracks these things along with Statistics Canada, reports that the number...

Meet Your Investment Partner—The Taxman

I think we can all feel this little guy’s pain. We know we’re privileged to be earning money and living in a democracy where...

They’re Baaaack… Boomerang Boomers

The Boomerang Generation typically refers to 20- and 30-somethings: those plucky few who return to the family nest to shore up their financial resources....

Sideways: How to Add Another ‘Gig’ to Your Life

A good job is hard to find. But let’s be honest: Are things getting a little stale in the boardroom? How long has it...

Are You Paying More Because of Big Data?

If you’ve ever had that creepy feeling you’re being followed, you’re right. In fact, you’ve been tracked for so long you may not even...

Overdone: Is Your Nest Egg Too Big?

Consider it a nice problem to have. After decades of saving and being careful and watching your pennies, you’ve accumulated a nice big fat...