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.

Lady Banking – Brilliant or Offensive?

It all started during Super Bowl weekend. I was minding my own business reading about the personal lives of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen...

Why Diversity is Good for Your Portfolio

Great art invites comment, inspires new perspective and even incites controversy. When Fearless Girl appeared in March 2016, proudly confronting the famous Charging Bull...

De-Age Your Finances: 8 Tips for a Longer Life

Losing keys. Forgetting passwords. Calling your grandchild four different names before landing on the right one. No one is immune to the normal annoyances...

Paper Chase: Cashless

Cash is still our major currency but that doesn’t make it au courant. Plastic is where it’s at. Bitcoin is champing at the, er,...

How to Hate Your Job Less

“Choose a job you love,” Confucius allegedly said, “and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Maybe there was a...

A Sweet Retreat: How Hotels are Wooing Women

What do women want? We like fresh flowers. We like Wolford tights. We like feeling safe and undisturbed in the tranquil havens of our...

Investment Dressing: 7 Tips for Designer Shopping

So, you’re craving an iconic handbag but the price would murder you financially. Sometimes the heart wants what the heart wants. Sigh. If you...

Maximizing the Emotional Return on Your Money

Elizabeth Dunn, a Canadian author and University of British Columbia psychology professor, says, “Money can both aid and impede the pursuit of happiness.”  Dunn...

Card Sharp: Cool Credit Card Perks

Today, a bonanza of credit cards with competitive features and rewards has increased our expectations for cards that suit our personal lifestyle preferences. “Hey...